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Fort Wayne, IN

CITY

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

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

Visitors Bureau:
http://www.visitfortwayne.com/

Population:
205727 (2000 census)

Founding Date:
22-Oct-1794

County:
Allen County

Founded 1794, incorporated as a city 22 February 1840.

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne
1964
Indiana Institute of Technology
1930
Taylor University Fort Wayne
1904
University of St. Francis Fort Wayne
1890

MUSEUM

MuseumFounded
Fort Wayne Museum of Art
1921

COMPANY HEADQUARTERS

CompanyFounded
Steel Dynamics
1993

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Julia Barr
Actor
8-Feb-1949   Brooke English in All My Children
Bill Blass
Fashion Designer
22-Jun-1922 12-Jun-2002 Bill Blass, Ltd.
Dan Butler
Actor
2-Dec-1954   Bob "Bulldog" Brisco on Frasier
Willis Carto
Activist
17-Jul-1926   Founder of Liberty Lobby, IHR
Michael B. Elefante
Attorney
15-Feb-1944   Partner, Hemenway & Barnes
Jenna Fischer
Actor
7-Mar-1974   Pam Beesly on The Office
Charles E. Golden
Business
c. 1946   CFO of Eli Lilly, 1996-2006
Richard E. Hoagland
Diplomat
?   US Ambassador to Tajikistan, 2003-06
Drake Hogestyn
Actor
29-Sep-1953   Days of Our Lives
Carole Lombard
Actor
6-Oct-1908 16-Jan-1942 My Man Godfrey
Shelley Long
Actor
23-Aug-1949   Diane on Cheers
Armin H. Meyer
Diplomat
19-Jan-1914 13-Aug-2006 US Ambassador to Japan, 1969-72
George Jean Nathan
Author
14-Feb-1882 8-Apr-1958 American Mercury
Benjamin Quayle
Politician
5-Nov-1976   Congressman, Arizona 3rd
Ian M. Rolland
Business
3-Jun-1933   CEO of Lincoln National, 1977-98
Mark Souder
Politician
18-Jul-1950   Congressman from Indiana, 1995-2010
Eric Wedge
Baseball
27-Jan-1968   Seattle Mariners manager
Dick York
Actor
4-Sep-1928 20-Feb-1992 Darrin #1 on Bewitched

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
E. Ross Adair
Politician
14-Dec-1907 5-May-1983 Congressman from Indiana, 1951-71
Red Foley
Country Musician
17-Jun-1910 19-Sep-1968 Country crooner, wrote Old Shep
Izler Solomon
Conductor
11-Jan-1910 6-Dec-1987 Director, Indianapolis Symphony, 1956-76



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