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Boise, ID

CITY

Official Website:
http://www.cityofboise.org/

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

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

Population:
185,787 (2000 census)

Founding Date:
1864

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
Boise Bible College
1945
Boise State University
1932

COMPANY HEADQUARTERS

CompanyFounded
Micron Technology
1978
Washington Group International
1965
TJ International
1960
Boise Cascade
1957
Albertson's
1939

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Phyllis Brooks
Actor
18-Jul-1915 1-Aug-1995 The Shanghai Gesture
Frank Church
Politician
25-Jul-1924 7-Apr-1984 US Senator from Idaho, 1957-81
Mark G. Hambley
Diplomat
12-Feb-1948   US Ambassador to Lebanon, 1993-94
Glen A. Holden
Business
2-Jul-1927   US Ambassador to Jamaica, 1989-93
Jake Plummer
Football
19-Dec-1974   Former Cardinals, Broncos QB
Torrie Wilson
Wrestling
24-Jul-1975   Diva WWE wrestler, manager

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Robert Adler
Physicist
4-Dec-1913 15-Feb-2007 Invented wireless remote control
Joe Albertson
Business
17-Oct-1906 20-Jan-1993 Founder of Albertson's
Steven R. Appleton
Business
11-Mar-1960 3-Feb-2012 CEO of Micron Technology
Katharine Graham
Publisher
16-Jun-1917 17-Jul-2001 Washington Post publisher, 1966-79
James A. McClure
Politician
27-Dec-1924 26-Feb-2011 US Senator from Idaho, 1973-91
Reginald Owen
Actor
5-Aug-1887 5-Nov-1972 Prolific character actor
J. R. Simplot
Business
9-Jan-1909 25-May-2008 Fabulously wealthy Idaho potato farmer
Robert E. Smylie
Politician
31-Oct-1914 17-Jul-2004 Governor of Idaho, 1955-67



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