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Tuskegee, AL

CITY

Population:
11846 (2000 census)

County:
Macon County

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
Tuskegee Institute
1881

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Tom Joyner
Radio Personality
23-Nov-1949   The Tom Joyner Morning Show
Rosa Parks
Activist
4-Feb-1913 24-Oct-2005 Wouldn't sit in the back of the bus
Lionel Richie
Singer/Songwriter
20-Jun-1949   All Night Long, former Commodore
Robin Roberts
TV Personality
23-Nov-1960   Good Morning America
Sequoyah
Linguist
c. 1770 Aug-1843 Put the Cherokee language on paper

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
George Washington Carver
Botanist
c. 1860 5-Jan-1943 Crop rotation and peanut butter
Booker T. Washington
Educator
5-Apr-1856 14-Nov-1915 Founder, Tuskegee Institute



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