bibliography
NNDB
This is a beta version of NNDB
Search: for

Louisville, KY

CITY

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

Population:
256231 (2000 census)

Founding Date:
1778

County:
Jefferson County

Founded 1778 by George Rogers Clark.

NEWSPAPERS

Newspaper
The Louisville Courier-Journal
Louisville Eccentric Observer
The Louisville Times

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
Jefferson Community and Technical College
2005
Sullivan University
1962
Bellarmine University
1950
St. Xavier High School, Louisville, KY
1864
Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
1859
Spalding University
1814
University of Louisville
1798

COMPANY HEADQUARTERS

CompanyFounded
Yum! Brands
2002
Kindred Healthcare
2001
Tricon Global Restaurants
1997
Papa John's Pizza
1984
Ventas
1983
Humana
1961
Greenebaum Doll & McDonald
1952
KFC
1952
Churchill Downs
1942
A&W
1922
Brown & Williamson
1893
Brown-Forman
1870
Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs
1812

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Kathleen Q. Abernathy
Government
5-Jun-1956   FCC Commissioner, 2001-05
Jerry Abramson
Politician
12-Sep-1946   Mayor of Louisville
Muhammad Ali
Boxing
17-Jan-1942   Floated like butterfly, stung like bee
William C. Ballard, Jr.
Business
10-Sep-1940   CFO of Humana, 1970-92
Paul C. Barth
Politician
1858 12-Aug-1907 Mayor of Louisville, 1905-07
Ned Beatty
Actor
6-Jul-1937   Deliverance
Larry Birkhead
Relative
22-Jan-1973   Impregnated Anna Nicole Smith
Sudie Bond
Actor
13-Jul-1928 10-Nov-1984 Silkwood
Anne Braden
Activist
28-Jul-1924 6-Mar-2006 Southern Civil Rights Activist
Louis D. Brandeis
Judge
13-Nov-1856 5-Oct-1941 US Supreme Court Justice, 1916-39
Foster Brooks
Comic
11-May-1912 20-Dec-2001 Dean Martin Celebrity Roasts
Tod Browning
Film Director
12-Jul-1882 6-Oct-1962 Freaks
William Marshall Bullitt
Attorney
4-Mar-1873 3-Oct-1957 US Solicitor General, 1912-13
Frank W. Burke
Politician
1-Jun-1920 29-Jun-2007 Mayor of Louisville, 1969-1973
W. Haydon Burns
Politician
17-Mar-1912 22-Nov-1987 Mayor of Jacksonville, 1949-65
Lance Burton
Magician
10-Mar-1960   Vegas magician with a 13-year contract
Jennifer Carpenter
Actor
7-Dec-1979   The Exorcism of Emily Rose
Julia Carson
Politician
8-Jul-1938 15-Dec-2007 Congresswoman from Indiana, 1997-2007
Sue Bell Cobb
Judge
1956   Alabama Chief Justice
William Conrad
Actor
27-Sep-1920 11-Feb-1994 Jake and the Fatman
Countee Cullen
Poet
30-May-1903 9-Jan-1946 Harlem Renaissance poet
Josh Dallas
Actor
18-Dec-1981   David Nolan on Once Upon a Time
Drew Daniel
Electronic Musician
1971   Half of Matmos
Pat Danner
Politician
13-Jan-1934   Congresswoman from Missouri, 1993-2001
Irene Dunne
Actor
20-Dec-1898 4-Sep-1990 Penny Serenade
Bob Edwards
Journalist
16-May-1947   NPR's Morning Edition host, 1979-2004
C. Burke Elbrick
Diplomat
25-Mar-1908 1983 Career US Ambassador
Abraham Flexner
Educator
13-Nov-1866 21-Sep-1959 The American College
Billy Gilbert
Actor
12-Sep-1894 23-Sep-1971 Comic actor and vaudevillian
Sue Grafton
Author
24-Apr-1940   A Is for Alibi, B Is for ...
Lionel Hampton
Jazz Musician
20-Apr-1908 31-Aug-2002 Jazz vibrophonist and bandleader
John Harwood
Journalist
c. 1956   Wall Street Journal political editor
John Hensley
Actor
29-Aug-1977   Matt McNamara on Nip/Tuck
Telma Hopkins
Actor
28-Oct-1948   Rachel Crawford on Family Matters
Paul Hornung
Football
23-Dec-1935   Green Bay Packer, Heisman winner
Henry Hull
Actor
3-Oct-1890 8-Mar-1977 Werewolf of London
E. Grady Jolly
Judge
3-Oct-1937   5th Circuit Court of Appeals
Tom Kennedy
Game Show Host
26-Feb-1927   Host of Name That Tune, etc.
Tommy Kirk
Actor
10-Dec-1941   The Mickey Mouse Club
Jennifer Lawrence
Actor
15-Aug-1990   Winter's Bone
Maggie Lawson
Actor
12-Aug-1980   Juliet O'Hara on Psych
William Mapother
Actor
17-Apr-1965   The Grudge
Victor Mature
Actor
29-Jan-1913 4-Aug-1999 Samson and Delilah
Romano L. Mazzoli
Politician
2-Nov-1932   Congressman from Kentucky, 1971-95
Michael W. McConnell
Attorney
18-May-1955   Stanford Constitutional Law Center
James F. McDonald
Business
c. 1940   CEO of Scientific-Atlanta, 1993-2006
Rogers C.B. Morton
Government
19-Sep-1914 19-Apr-1979 US Secretary of the Interior, 1971-75
Jack Narz
Game Show Host
13-Nov-1922 15-Oct-2008 Concentration
Bobby Nichols
Golf
14-Apr-1936   Winner, 1964 PGA Championship
Anne Northup
Politician
22-Jan-1948   Congresswoman from Kentucky, 1997-2007
Steve Pence
Politician
22-Dec-1953   Lt. Governor of Kentucky, 2003-07
John Pope
Military
16-Mar-1822 23-Sep-1892 Union Army General
Rags Ragland
Actor
23-Aug-1905 20-Aug-1946 Panama Hattie
Wes Ramsey
Actor
6-Oct-1977   Latter Days
Amanda Randolph
Actor
2-Sep-1896 24-Aug-1967 The Amos 'n' Andy Show
Lillian Randolph
Actor
14-Dec-1898 12-Sep-1980 Birdie on The Great Gildersleeve
Rob Riggle
Comic
21-Apr-1970   The Daily Show
Frank Riggs
Politician
5-Sep-1950   Congressman from California, 1991-99
Rajon Rondo
Basketball
22-Feb-1986   Boston Celtics point guard
Rudy Rucker
Novelist
22-Mar-1946   Author of Wetware series
Mitchell Ryan
Actor
11-Jan-1928   Edward Montgomery on Dharma & Greg
Howard Schnellenberger
Football
16-Mar-1934   FAU Head Coach
Ann Allen Shockley
Author
21-Jun-1927   Loving Her
Gene Snyder
Politician
26-Jan-1928 16-Feb-2007 Congressman from Kentucky, 1967-87
Rick Stansbury
Basketball
23-Dec-1959   Head Coach, Mississippi State
Danny Sullivan
Auto Racing
9-Mar-1950   Winner, 1985 Indianapolis 500
Hunter S. Thompson
Journalist
18-Jul-1937 20-Feb-2005 Gonzo journalist and author
Mary Travers
Singer
9-Nov-1936 16-Sep-2009 The Mary in Peter, Paul, and Mary
Oscar W. Underwood
Politician
6-May-1862 25-Jan-1929 US Senator from Alabama, 1915-27
Wes Unseld
Basketball
14-Mar-1946   NBA Hall of Famer, coach
Gus Van Sant
Film Director
24-Jul-1952   My Own Private Idaho
George M. Whitesides
Chemist
3-Aug-1939   Harvard chemist, highest H-Index
John Yarmuth
Politician
4-Nov-1947   Congressman, Kentucky 3rd
Sean Young
Actor
20-Nov-1959   Replicant in Blade Runner

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Paul C. Barth
Politician
1858 12-Aug-1907 Mayor of Louisville, 1905-07
Anne Braden
Activist
28-Jul-1924 6-Mar-2006 Southern Civil Rights Activist
William Marshall Bullitt
Attorney
4-Mar-1873 3-Oct-1957 US Solicitor General, 1912-13
Frank W. Burke
Politician
1-Jun-1920 29-Jun-2007 Mayor of Louisville, 1969-1973
George Rogers Clark
Military
19-Nov-1752 13-Feb-1818 Kentucky frontier military leader
James Guthrie
Politician
5-Dec-1792 3-Mar-1869 US Secretary of the Treasury, 1853-57
Henry W. Halleck
Military
16-Jan-1815 9-Jan-1872 Commander of US Army, 1862-64
Charles S. Johnson
Sociologist
24-Jul-1893 27-Oct-1956 The Negro in Chicago
John McKinley
Judge
1-May-1780 19-Jul-1852 US Supreme Court Justice, 1838-52
William Quantrill
Criminal
31-Jul-1837 6-Jun-1865 Quantrill's Raiders
Pee Wee Reese
Baseball
23-Jul-1918 15-Aug-1999 Ten-time Dodgers All-Star
Alice Hegan Rice
Novelist
11-Jan-1870 10-Feb-1942 Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch



Do you know something we don't?
Submit a correction or make a comment about this profile



Copyright ©2013 Soylent Communications

NNDB MAPPER


Bermuda Re wo Pols


Requires Flash 7+ and Javascript.


Bibliographies

NNDB has added thousands of bibliographies for people, organizations, schools, and general topics, listing more than 50,000 books and 120,000 other kinds of references. They may be accessed by the "Bibliography" tab at the top of most pages, or via the "Related Topics" box in the sidebar. Please feel free to suggest books that might be critical omissions.