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Roanoke, VA

CITY

Official Website:
http://www.ci.roanoke.va.us/

Population:
94911 (2000 census)

Founding Date:
1874

County:
Roanoke city

Founded 1874 as Big Lick, name changed to Roanoke in 1882.

COMPANY HEADQUARTERS

CompanyFounded
Roanoke Electric Steel
1955
Advance Auto Parts
1932

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
G. Steven Agee
Judge
12-Nov-1952   4th Circuit Court of Appeals
Lynn Bari
Actor
18-Dec-1913 20-Nov-1989 Shock
Henry H. Fowler
Government
5-Sep-1908 3-Jan-2000 US Secretary of the Treasury, 1965-68
Louis A. Johnson
Government
10-Jan-1891 24-Apr-1966 US Secretary of Defense, 1949-50
James R. Keith
Diplomat
20-Jun-1957   US Ambassador to Malaysia
Lawrence L. Koontz, Jr.
Judge
25-Jan-1940   Justice, Virginia Supreme Court
Henrietta Lacks
Oddity
1-Aug-1920 4-Oct-1951 Immortal human cells
John C. Mather
Physicist
7-Aug-1946   Big Bang
Wayne Newton
Singer
3-Apr-1942   Top Las Vegas act
John Payne
Actor
23-May-1912 6-Dec-1989 Kansas City Confidential
Nicholas F. Taubman
Business
c. 1935   Advance Auto Parts scion

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Audie Murphy
Actor
20-Jun-1924 28-May-1971 War hero turned cowboy actor



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