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Lansing, MI

CITY

Official Website:
http://www.cityoflansingmi.com/

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

Visitors Bureau:
http://www.lansing.org/

Population:
119128 (2000 census)

Founding Date:
1847

County:
Eaton County, Ingham County

Capital of Michigan, incorporated 1859.

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
Thomas M. Cooley Law School
1972

COMPANY HEADQUARTERS

CompanyFounded
Auto-Owners Insurance
1916

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Ray Stannard Baker
Journalist
17-Apr-1870 12-Jul-1946 Biographer of Woodrow Wilson
Timothy Busfield
Actor
12-Jun-1957   thirtysomething
Carolyn Cassady
Author
28-Apr-1923   Wife of Neal Cassady
Roy D. Chapin, Sr.
Government
23-Feb-1880 16-Feb-1936 US Secretary of Commerce, 1932-33
Dave Cutler
Computer Programmer
13-Mar-1942   Father of Windows NT
John Delaney
Politician
29-Jun-1956   Mayor of Jacksonville, 1995-2003
Anthony S. Earl
Politician
12-Apr-1936   Governor of Wisconsin, 1983-87
David G. Fairchild
Botanist
7-Apr-1869 6-Aug-1954 Brought exotic plants to America
Chris Hansen
Journalist
26-Mar-1959   To Catch A Predator
Paul Hazen
Business
1941   CEO of Wells Fargo Bank, 1995-98
John Hughes
Film Director
18-Feb-1950 6-Aug-2009 Ferris Bueller's Day Off
Magic Johnson
Basketball
14-Aug-1959   Lakers star, AIDS spokesman
Matthew Lillard
Actor
24-Jan-1970   Scream, Scooby-Doo, SLC Punk
Susan May Pratt
Actor
8-Feb-1974   Open Water 2: Adrift
Tom Price
Politician
8-Oct-1954   Congressman, Georgia 6th
Carl Benton Reid
Actor
14-Aug-1893 16-Mar-1973 The Little Foxes
Burt Reynolds
Actor
11-Feb-1936   Moustached Cannonball Run actor
Steven Seagal
Actor
10-Apr-1951   Under Siege
Sam Vincent
Basketball
18-May-1963   Head Coach, Charlotte Bobcats

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Ransom E. Olds
Business
3-Jun-1864 26-Aug-1950 Founder of Nucor and Oldsmobile



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