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Danville, VA

CITY

Official Website:
http://www.danville-va.gov/

Chamber of Commerce:
http://www.dpchamber.org/

Population:
48411 (2000 census)

Founding Date:
23-Nov-1793 (renamed), 17-Feb-1830 (charter), 1833 (rechartered)

County:
Danville city

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
Averett University
1859

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Nancy Astor
Politician
19-May-1879 2-May-1964 First woman in the House of Commons
Clarence 13X
Religion
21-Feb-1928 13-Jun-1969 Nation of Gods and Earths
Robert Holt Edmunds, Jr.
Judge
17-Apr-1949   Justice, North Carolina Supreme Court
Jonny Fairplay
TV Personality
11-Mar-1974   Survivor contestant
Richard Jewell
Victim
17-Nov-1962 29-Aug-2007 Innocent security guard blamed for bombing
H. Douglas Lee
Educator
15-Mar-1943 25-Aug-2009 President of Stetson University, 1987-2009
Ruth G. Shaw
Business
19-Feb-1948   CEO of Duke Power, 2003-06
Ricky Van Shelton
Country Musician
12-Jan-1952   Popular 80s country singer



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