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Bethesda, MD

CDP (CENSUS-DESIGNATED PLACE)

Population:
55277 (2000 census)

County:
Montgomery County

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
Walt Whitman High School, Bethesda, MD
1962
Holton-Arms School
1901

COMPANY HEADQUARTERS

CompanyFounded
Lockheed Martin
1995
USEC
1992
Coventry Health Care
1986
Host Marriott
1927
Marriott
1927
Host Hotels & Resorts
1927

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Richard A. Boucher
Diplomat
c. 1951   Asst. Secretary of State for South Asia
Wendy Chamberlin
Diplomat
12-Oct-1948   US Ambassador to Pakistan, 2001-02
Jo Ann Emerson
Politician
16-Sep-1950   Congresswoman, Missouri 8th
Mark Halperin
Journalist
11-Jan-1965   TIME senior political analyst
Robert Hays
Actor
24-Jul-1947   Airplane!
Lisa Loeb
Singer/Songwriter
11-Mar-1968   Stay (I Missed You)
Sean Murray
Actor
15-Nov-1977   Timothy McGee on Navy NCIS
Patricia Richardson
Actor
23-Feb-1951   Tim's wife on Home Improvement
Richard Schiff
Actor
27-May-1955   The West Wing
Daniel Stern
Actor
28-Aug-1957   City Slickers

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Jack Anderson
Columnist
19-Oct-1922 17-Dec-2005 Uncovered CIA plot to kill Fidel Castro
Letitia Baldrige
Author
9-Feb-1926 29-Oct-2012 Etiquette columnist
William Brockman Bankhead
Politician
12-Apr-1874 15-Sep-1940 Speaker of the US House, 1936-40
Hugo Black
Judge
27-Feb-1886 25-Sep-1971 US Supreme Court Justice, 1937-71
Richard W. Boehm
Diplomat
25-Jun-1926 28-Nov-2011 US Ambassador to Oman, 1989-92
L. Brent Bozell
Author
15-Jan-1926 15-Apr-1997 The Warren Revolution
George E. Brown, Jr.
Politician
6-Mar-1920 15-Jul-1999 Congressman from California, 1973-99
Henry A. Byroade
Diplomat
24-Jul-1913 31-Dec-1993 US Ambassador to Pakistan, 1973-77
John H. Chafee
Politician
22-Oct-1922 24-Oct-1999 US Senator from Rhode Island, 1976-99
Frank Church
Politician
25-Jul-1924 7-Apr-1984 US Senator from Idaho, 1957-81
Clark Clifford
Government
25-Dec-1906 10-Oct-1998 US Secretary of Defense, 1968-69
Silvio O. Conte
Politician
9-Nov-1921 8-Feb-1991 Congressman from Massachusetts, 1959-91
Clyde Cowan
Physicist
6-Dec-1919 24-May-1974 Co-Discover of the neutrino
William J. Crowe, Jr.
Government
2-Jan-1925 18-Oct-2007 US Navy Admiral
Michael Deaver
Government
11-Apr-1938 18-Aug-2007 Reagan Deputy Chief of Staff
Floyd Dell
Journalist
28-Jun-1887 23-Jul-1969 Moon-Calf
John Foster Dulles
Government
25-Feb-1888 24-May-1959 Eisenhower's Secretary of State
Allen J. Ellender
Politician
24-Sep-1890 27-Jul-1972 US Senator from Louisiana, 1937-72
Bill Emerson
Politician
1-Jan-1938 22-Jun-1996 Congressman from Missouri, 1981-96
Frantz Fanon
Psychiatrist
20-Jul-1925 6-Dec-1961 Black Skin, White Masks
James V. Forrestal
Government
15-Feb-1892 22-May-1949 US Secretary of Defense, 1947-49
Dwight P. Griswold
Politician
27-Nov-1893 12-Apr-1954 Governor of Nebraska, 1941-47
Augustus F. Hawkins
Politician
31-Aug-1907 10-Nov-2007 Congressman from California, 1963-91
Smith Hempstone, Jr.
Diplomat
1-Feb-1929 19-Nov-2006 US Ambassador to Kenya, 1989-93
Loy W. Henderson
Diplomat
28-Jun-1892 24-Mar-1986 US Ambassador to Iran, 1951-54
John D. Hickerson
Diplomat
26-Jan-1898 18-Jan-1989 US Ambassador to the Philippines, 1959-61
Louis McHenry Howe
Government
14-Jan-1871 18-Apr-1936 Close advisor to FDR
Cordell Hull
Government
2-Oct-1871 23-Jul-1955 US Secretary of State, 1933-44
Daniel Inouye
Politician
7-Sep-1924 17-Dec-2012 US Senator from Hawaii, 1963-2012
Hiram Johnson
Politician
2-Sep-1866 6-Aug-1945 Governor and Senator from California
Estes Kefauver
Politician
26-Jul-1903 10-Aug-1963 US Senator from Tennessee, 1949-63
Jack Kemp
Politician
13-Jul-1935 2-May-2009 American politican, football player
Willard M. Kiplinger
Journalist
8-Jan-1891 6-Aug-1967 Kiplinger Washington Editors
Jeane Kirkpatrick
Government
19-Nov-1926 7-Dec-2006 Reagan's UN Ambassador
Thomas S. Kleppe
Politician
1-Jul-1919 2-Mar-2007 US Secretary of the Interior, 1975-77
Tom Lantos
Politician
1-Feb-1928 11-Feb-2008 Congressman from California, 1981-2008
Stephen Low
Diplomat
2-Dec-1927 15-Nov-2010 US Ambassador to Nigeria, 1979-81
James Thomas Lynn
Government
27-Feb-1927 6-Dec-2010 US HUD Secretary, 1973-75
Torbert H. Macdonald
Politician
6-Jun-1917 21-May-1976 Congressman from Massachusetts, 1955-76
Thurgood Marshall
Judge
2-Jul-1908 24-Jan-1993 First black US Supreme Court justice
Ilona Massey
Actor
16-Jun-1910 20-Aug-1974 Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man
Robert Matsui
Politician
17-Sep-1941 1-Jan-2005 Congressman from California, 1993-2005
Joseph McCarthy
Politician
14-Nov-1908 2-May-1957 US Senator from Wisconsin, 1947-57
John P. McConnell
Military
7-Feb-1908 21-Nov-1986 USAF Chief of Staff, 1965-69
Gale W. McGee
Politician
17-Mar-1915 9-Apr-1992 US Senator from Wyoming, 1959-77
Patrick V. McNamara
Politician
4-Oct-1894 30-Apr-1966 US Senator from Michigan, 1955-66
Harry C. McPherson
Attorney
22-Aug-1929 16-Feb-2012 White House Counsel to Johnson
Joseph Moakley
Politician
27-Apr-1927 28-May-2001 Congressman from Massachusetts, 1973-2001
Thomas H. Moorer
Military
9-Feb-1912 5-Feb-2004 Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, 1970-74
William H. Natcher
Politician
11-Sep-1909 29-Mar-1994 Congressman from Kentucky, 1953-94
Matthew M. Neely
Politician
9-Nov-1874 18-Jan-1958 Governor and Senator from West Virginia
Jack Nelson
Journalist
11-Oct-1929 21-Oct-2009 The Los Angeles Times
Robert G. Neumann
Diplomat
2-Jan-1916 18-Jun-1999 US Ambassador to Afghanistan, 1969-73
George M. O'Brien
Politician
17-Jun-1917 18-Jul-1986 Congressman from Illinois, 1973-86
Joseph C. O'Mahoney
Politician
5-Nov-1884 1-Dec-1962 US Senator from Wyoming, 1934-61
John H. Overton
Politician
17-Sep-1875 14-May-1948 US Senator from Louisiana, 1933-48
Wright Patman
Politician
6-Aug-1893 7-Mar-1976 Congressman from Texas, 1929-76
Arthur W. Radford
Military
27-Feb-1896 17-Aug-1973 Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, 1953-57
B. Carroll Reece
Politician
22-Dec-1889 19-Mar-1961 Congressman from Tennessee
James O. Richardson
Military
18-Sep-1878 2-May-1974 US Admiral
William P. Rogers
Government
23-Jun-1913 2-Jan-2001 US Secretary of State, 1969-73
John G. Schmitz
Politician
12-Aug-1930 10-Jan-2001 Congressman from California, 1970-73
Andrew F. Schoeppel
Politician
23-Nov-1894 21-Jan-1962 Governor of Kansas, 1943-47
Talcott W. Seelye
Diplomat
6-Mar-1922 8-Jun-2006 US Ambassador to Syria, 1979-81
Ted Shackley
Government
16-Jul-1927 9-Dec-2002 The CIA's Blond Ghost
Sargent Shriver
Activist
9-Nov-1915 18-Jan-2011 First Director of the Peace Corps
Howard K. Smith
Journalist
12-May-1914 15-Feb-2002 Face the Nation
Craig Thomas
Politician
17-Feb-1933 4-Jun-2007 US Senator from Wyoming, 1995-2007
Charles W. Tobey
Politician
22-Jul-1880 24-Jul-1953 Governor and Senator from New Hampshire
John S. Toll
Educator
25-Oct-1923 15-Jul-2011 President, University of Maryland, 1978-88
Merle Tuve
Physicist
27-Jun-1901 20-May-1982 Proximity fuse
Al Ullman
Politician
9-Mar-1914 11-Oct-1986 Congressman from Oregon, 1957-81
Sheldon B. Vance
Diplomat
18-Jan-1917 12-Nov-1995 US Ambassador to Congo, 1969-74
Alexander A. Vandegrift
Military
13-Mar-1887 8-May-1973 18th USMC Commandant, 1944-48
Herman Welker
Politician
11-Dec-1906 30-Oct-1957 US Senator from Idaho, 1951-57



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