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Hoboken, NJ

CITY

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

Chamber of Commerce:
http://www.hobokenchamber.com/

Population:
38577 (2000 census)

Founding Date:
9-Apr-1849 (township), 29-Mar-1855 (city)

County:
Hudson County

Name chosen by Col. John Stevens, with several apocryphal explanations variously given.

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
Stevens Institute of Technology
1870

COMPANY HEADQUARTERS

CompanyFounded
John Wiley & Sons
1807

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Howard Aiken
Physicist
8-Mar-1900 14-Mar-1973 Designer of early computers
Michael Chang
Tennis
22-Feb-1972   Winner, 1989 French Open
Kaz
Cartoonist
1959   Creator of Underworld
Alfred Kinsey
Scientist
23-Jun-1894 25-Aug-1956 Researched human sexual behavior
Alfred Kroeber
Anthropologist
11-Jun-1876 5-Oct-1960 Pioneer in American Anthropology
Dorothea Lange
Photographer
26-May-1895 11-Oct-1965 Depression-era photographer
G. Gordon Liddy
Government
30-Nov-1930   Watergate criminal, talk-show-host
Ezra Miller
Actor
1992   We Need to Talk About Kevin
Joe Pantoliano
Actor
12-Sep-1951   Ralph Cifaretto, Guido the killer pimp
Laura San Giacomo
Actor
14-Nov-1962   Sex, Lies, and Videotape
Frank Sinatra
Singer
12-Dec-1915 14-May-1998 It's Frank's world, we just live in it
Alfred Stieglitz
Photographer
1-Jan-1864 13-Jul-1946 Photo-Secessionist
Pia Zadora
Singer
4-May-1953   The Clapping Song

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Jerry Nachman
Journalist
24-Feb-1946 19-Jan-2004 MSNBC reporter
Richard Nugent
Author
2-Jul-1906 27-May-1987 Harlem Renaissance writer



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