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Lafayette, IN

CITY

Official Website:
http://www.lafayette.in.gov/

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

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

Population:
56397 (2000 census)

Founding Date:
1825 (platted)

County:
Tippecanoe County

NEWSPAPERS

Newspaper
Lafayette Daily Courier
Lafayette Journal & Courier

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Embeth Davidtz
Actor
11-Aug-1965   Matilda
Louise Fazenda
Actor
17-Jun-1895 17-Apr-1962 The Old Maid
Patricia A. Graham
Educator
1935   Dean of Harvard GSE, 1982-91
Shannon Hoon
Musician
26-Sep-1967 21-Oct-1995 Frontman for Blind Melon
John Korty
Film Director
22-Jul-1936   The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman
Brian Lamb
Talk Show Host
9-Oct-1941   Founded C-SPAN
George Barr McCutcheon
Novelist
26-Jul-1866 23-Oct-1928 Brewster's Millions
Tammy Lynn Michaels
Actor
26-Nov-1974   Tess on Committed
Sydney Pollack
Film Director
1-Jul-1934 26-May-2008 Tootsie
Alvah C. Roebuck
Business
9-Jun-1864 18-Jun-1948 Sears Roebuck founder
Axl Rose
Musician
6-Feb-1962   Lead singer, Guns N' Roses
Izzy Stradlin
Guitarist
8-Apr-1962   Former rhythm guitarist, Guns n' Roses

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Lou Harrison
Composer
14-May-1917 2-Feb-2003 Musical wayfarer



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