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Battle Creek, MI

CITY

Official Website:
http://ci.battle-creek.mi.us/

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

Visitors Bureau:
http://www.battlecreekvisitors.org/

Population:
53364 (2000 census)

Founding Date:
1831 (settled), 1834 (named)

County:
Calhoun County

COMPANY HEADQUARTERS

CompanyFounded
Kellogg
1906

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Betty Hutton
Actor
26-Feb-1921 11-Mar-2007 Incendiary Blonde
Will Keith Kellogg
Business
7-Apr-1860 6-Oct-1951 Corn flakes and Rice Krispies
Dick Martin
Comic
30-Jan-1922 24-May-2008 Laugh-In
Jason Newsted
Bassist
4-Mar-1963   Metallica, Voivod, Ozzy
Joe Schwarz
Politician
15-Nov-1937   Congressman from Michigan, 2005-07
Stephanie K. Seymour
Judge
16-Oct-1940   10th Circuit Court of Appeals, 1979-2005
Rick Snyder
Politician
19-Aug-1958   Governor of Michigan
Rob Van Dam
Wrestling
18-Dec-1970   WWE and ECW wrestler

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Clarence W. Barron
Publisher
2-Jul-1855 2-Oct-1928 Wall Street Journal proprietor, 1903-28
Clifford Holland
Architect
13-Mar-1883 27-Oct-1924 Chief engineer, Holland Tunnel
John Harvey Kellogg
Doctor
26-Feb-1852 14-Dec-1943 Battle Creek Sanitarium
Will Keith Kellogg
Business
7-Apr-1860 6-Oct-1951 Corn flakes and Rice Krispies
Sojourner Truth
Activist
c. 1797 26-Nov-1883 Abolitionist, former slave
Junior Walker
Musician
14-Jun-1931 23-Nov-1995 Soul vocalist and sax player



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