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Greenville, SC

CITY

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

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

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

Population:
56002 (2000 census)

Founding Date:
1831

County:
Greenville County

NEWSPAPERS

Newspaper
The Greenville News

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
Bob Jones University
1947
Furman University
1826

COMPANY HEADQUARTERS

CompanyFounded
JPS Industries
1998
ScanSource
1992
Bowater
1881

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Peabo Bryson
Singer
13-Apr-1951   If Ever You're In My Arms Again
Carroll Campbell
Politician
24-Jul-1940 7-Dec-2005 Governor of South Carolina, 1987-95
Ralph D. Crosby, Jr.
Business
23-Sep-1947   CEO of EADS North America
Jim DeMint
Politician
2-Sep-1951   President of the Heritage Foundation
Jeff Duncan
Politician
7-Jan-1966   Congressman, South Carolina 3rd
Tyler Florence
Chef
3-Mar-1971   Food 911 on the Food Network
Lucas Glover
Golf
12-Nov-1979   Winner, 2009 US Open
Trey Gowdy
Politician
22-Aug-1964   Congressman, South Carolina 4th
Bo Hopkins
Actor
2-Feb-1942   Matthew Blaisdel on Dynasty
Scott Horton
Attorney
11-Aug-1955   Human rights attorney
Jesse Jackson
Activist
8-Oct-1941   Rainbow Coalition
Jesse Jackson, Jr.
Politician
11-Mar-1965   Congressman from Illinois, 1995-2012
James R. Mann
Politician
27-Apr-1920 20-Dec-2010 Congressman from South Carolina, 1969-79
Edwin McCain
Singer/Songwriter
20-Jan-1970   I'll Be
John M. McConnell
Government
26-Jul-1943   Director of National Intelligence, 2007-09
Costa M. Pleicones
Judge
29-Feb-1944   Justice, South Carolina Supreme Court
Charles H. Townes
Physicist
28-Jul-1915   Invention of the maser and laser
William B. Traxler, Jr.
Judge
1-May-1948   4th Circuit Court of Appeals
John Watson
Psychologist
9-Jan-1878 25-Sep-1958 Founder of Behaviorism

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Warren Barker
Composer
16-Apr-1923 3-Aug-2006 Composer for 77 Sunset Strip
Don Dubbins
Actor
28-Jun-1928 17-Aug-1991 The D.I.
Marshall Frady
Journalist
11-Jan-1940 9-Mar-2004 Wallace
Shoeless Joe Jackson
Baseball
16-Jul-1889 5-Dec-1951 Say it ain't so, Joe
James R. Mann
Politician
27-Apr-1920 20-Dec-2010 Congressman from South Carolina, 1969-79



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