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Brookline, MA

CDP (CENSUS-DESIGNATED PLACE)

Official Website:
http://www.brooklinema.gov/

Population:
57107 (2000 census)

County:
Norfolk County

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
Hellenic College
1966
Newbury College Massachusetts
1962
Brookline High School, Brookline, MA
1843

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Ray Atherton
Diplomat
1883 1960 US Ambassador to Canada, 1943-48
George S. Boutwell
Politician
28-Jan-1818 27-Feb-1905 Senator, Governor, US Treasury Secretary
Robert Cutler
Government
12-Jun-1895 8-May-1974 1950s National Security Advisor
Michael Dukakis
Politician
3-Nov-1933   Twice Governor of Massachusetts
Julius Genachowski
Government
19-Aug-1962   FCC Chairman
John Hodgman
Author
3-Jun-1971   The Areas of My Expertise
John F. Kennedy
Head of State
29-May-1917 22-Nov-1963 35th US President, 1961-63
Kathleen Kennedy
Relative
20-Feb-1920 13-May-1948 Sister of John F. Kennedy
Rosemary Kennedy
Relative
13-Sep-1918 7-Jan-2005 Kennedy sibling, institutionalized
Ted Kennedy
Politician
22-Feb-1932 25-Aug-2009 US Senator from Massachusetts, 1962-2009
Robert Kraft
Business
5-Jun-1941   Owner, New England Patriots
Jon Krakauer
Author
12-Apr-1954   Into Thin Air
Patricia Kennedy Lawford
Socialite
6-May-1924 17-Sep-2006 Kennedy sister, wife of Peter Lawford
Lester A. Lefton
Educator
c. 1947   President, Kent State University
A. Lawrence Lowell
Educator
1-Jan-1856 6-Jan-1943 President, Harvard University, 1909-33
Amy Lowell
Poet
9-Feb-1874 12-May-1925 What's O'Clock
Rachel Maines
Scholar
8-Jul-1950   The Technology of Orgasm
Albert Maysles
Film Director
26-Nov-1926   Documentary filmmaker
Ralph Neas
Activist
17-May-1946   People for the American Way
Conan O'Brien
Talk Show Host
18-Apr-1963   Briefly hosted The Tonight Show
Ken Ober
Game Show Host
3-Jul-1957 15-Nov-2009 Remote Control, Ober and Olsen
Gary Samore
Government
31-Mar-1953   White House WMD Czar
Eunice Kennedy Shriver
Relative
10-Jul-1921 11-Aug-2009 Founder of the Special Olympics
Jean Kennedy Smith
Diplomat
20-Feb-1928   US Ambassador to Ireland, 1993-98
Mike Wallace
Journalist
9-May-1918 7-Apr-2012 Veteran 60 Minutes correspondent
William A. Wellman
Film Director
29-Feb-1896 9-Dec-1975 The High and the Mighty

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Saul Bellow
Novelist
10-Jun-1915 5-Apr-2005 The Adventures of Augie March
Owen Brewster
Politician
22-Feb-1888 25-Dec-1961 Governor and Senator from Maine
Arthur Fiedler
Conductor
17-Dec-1894 10-Jul-1979 Conductor of the Boston Pops
Amy Lowell
Poet
9-Feb-1874 12-May-1925 What's O'Clock
George R. Minot
Doctor
2-Dec-1885 25-Feb-1950 Liver therapy for pernicious anemia
William P. Murphy
Scientist
6-Feb-1892 9-Oct-1987 Liver therapy for pernicious anemia
Olive Higgins Prouty
Novelist
10-Jan-1882 24-Mar-1974 Stella Dallas
James Ford Rhodes
Author
1-May-1848 22-Jan-1927 History of the Civil War



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