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Wheaton, IL

CITY

Official Website:
http://www.wheaton.il.us/

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

Population:
55416 (2000 census)

Founding Date:
1836 (founded), 1853 (platted)

County:
DuPage County

Site of the first radio telescope, built by Grote Reber.

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
Wheaton College Illinois
1860

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Dennis Dugan
Actor
5-Sep-1946   Happy Gilmore
Elbert Henry Gary
Business
8-Oct-1846 15-Aug-1927 CEO of US Steel, 1901-27

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Robert McCormick
Business
30-Jul-1880 1-Apr-1955 Xenophobe in the Tribune Tower



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