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Salt Lake City, UT

CITY

Official Website:
http://www.ci.slc.ut.us/

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

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

Population:
181743 (2000 census)

Founding Date:
24-Jul-1847

County:
Salt Lake County

NEWSPAPERS

Newspaper
The Salt Lake Tribune
Deseret News

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
Western Governors University
1997
Independence University
1978
Olympus High School, Salt Lake City, UT
1953
East High School, Salt Lake City, UT
1914
Westminster College Salt Lake City
1875
University of Utah
1850

COMPANY HEADQUARTERS

CompanyFounded
Morris Air
1984
TCBY
1981
Huntsman
1970
Questar
1922
American Stores
1917
Sinclair Oil
1916
Jones Waldo Holbrook & McDonough
1875
Zions Bancorporation
1873
Deseret Book
1866
Energy Solutions
 

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Maude Adams
Actor
11-Nov-1872 17-Jul-1953 Stage actress, Peter Pan
Corbin Allred
Actor
25-May-1979   Saints and Soldiers
Stephen H. Anderson
Judge
12-Jan-1932   10th Circuit Court of Appeals, 1985-2001
Parley Baer
Actor
5-Aug-1914 22-Nov-2002 Chester on Gunsmoke radio
Roseanne Barr
Actor
3-Nov-1952   Roseanne
Robert Bennett
Politician
18-Sep-1933   US Senator from Utah, 1993-2011
Jaime Bergman
Model
23-Sep-1975   January 1999 Playmate of the Month
Frank Borzage
Film Director
23-Apr-1894 19-Jun-1962 A Farewell to Arms
Wilford Brimley
Actor
27-Sep-1934   Grandfatherly actor, shill for Oatmeal Industry
Jerry Buss
Business
15-Jun-1934 18-Feb-2013 Owner, Los Angeles Lakers
Leslie L. Byrne
Politician
28-Oct-1946   Congresswoman from Virginia, 1993-95
Chris Cannon
Politician
20-Oct-1950   Congressman from Utah, 1997-2009
Neal Cassady
Author
8-Feb-1926 4-Feb-1968 The Holy Goof
Kim B. Clark
Business
20-Mar-1949   President of BYU-Idaho
Jane Clayson
Journalist
25-Apr-1967   Host of The Early Show 1999-02
Matthew Davis
Actor
8-May-1978   What About Brian
Joel Dorius
Educator
4-Jan-1919 14-Feb-2006 Professor fired for gay porn arrest
Patrick Fugit
Actor
27-Oct-1982   Almost Famous
Robert Gore
Chemist
15-Apr-1937   Co-inventor of Gore-Tex
Gail Halvorsen
Military
10-Oct-1920   Berlin Airlift candy bomber
James Vear Hansen
Politician
14-Aug-1932   Congressman from Utah, 1981-2003
Otto Harbach
Songwriter
18-Aug-1873 24-Jan-1963 Smoke Gets in Your Eyes
John L. Harmer
Politician
28-Apr-1934   Lt. Governor of California, 1974-75
Ann Weaver Hart
Educator
1948   President, Temple University
Paula Hawkins
Politician
24-Jan-1927 3-Dec-2009 US Senator from Florida, 1981-87
Big Bill Haywood
Labor Leader
4-Feb-1869 18-May-1928 Industrial Workers of the World
Gordon Hinckley
Religion
23-Jun-1910 27-Jan-2008 President of the Mormon Church, 1995-2008
Mark W. Hofmann
Criminal
7-Dec-1954   Forger, murderer
Earl Holding
Business
29-Nov-1926 19-Apr-2013 Sinclair Oil
Derek Hough
Dancer
17-May-1985   Dancing with the Stars
Julianne Hough
Dancer
20-Jul-1988   Dancing with the Stars
Reed Irvine
Activist
29-Sep-1922 16-Nov-2004 Founder, Accuracy in Media
Joseph Kearns
Actor
12-Feb-1907 17-Feb-1962 Mr. Wilson on Dennis the Menace
Tom C. Korologos
Diplomat
16-Apr-1933   US Ambassador to Belgium, 2004-07
Joi Lansing
Actor
6-Apr-1929 7-Aug-1972 Gladys Flatt on The Beverly Hillbillies
Keith Larsen
Actor
17-Jun-1924 13-Dec-2006 Northwest Passage
Margaret Livingston
Actor
25-Nov-1900 13-Dec-1984 Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans
Jim Matheson
Politician
21-Mar-1960   Congressman, Utah 2nd
David Smith Monson
Politician
20-Jun-1945   Congressman from Utah, 1985-87
Thomas S. Monson
Religion
21-Aug-1927   President of the Mormon Church
Frank E. Moss
Politician
23-Sep-1911 29-Jan-2003 US Senator from Utah, 1959-77
Richard A. Paez
Judge
5-May-1947   9th Circuit Court of Appeals
Kim Peek
Oddity
11-Nov-1951 19-Dec-2009 Inspiration for Raymond in Rain Man
Philip J. Purcell
Business
5-Sep-1943   CEO of Morgan Stanley, 1997-2005
Martha Raddatz
Journalist
14-Feb-1953   ABC News correspondent
Gary Leon Ridgway
Criminal
18-Feb-1949   The Green River killer
Matt Salmon
Politician
21-Jan-1958   Congressman from Arizona, 1995-2001
Cecil O. Samuelson
Educator
1-Aug-1941   President, Brigham Young University
Ryne Sanborn
Actor
3-Feb-1989   High School Musical
Sky Saxon
Singer
20-Aug-1937 25-Jun-2009 The Seeds
Elizabeth Smart
Victim
3-Nov-1987   Kidnap victim
Reed Smoot
Politician
10-Jan-1862 9-Feb-1941 Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act
Wallace Thurman
Author
16-Aug-1902 22-Dec-1934 The Blacker the Berry
Craig Venter
Biologist
14-Oct-1946   Engineered the first man-made bacterial cell
Robert Walker
Actor
13-Oct-1918 28-Aug-1951 Strangers on a Train
John Warnock
Computer Programmer
6-Oct-1940   Co-Founder of Adobe
Arleen Whelan
Actor
1-Sep-1914 7-Apr-1993 Castle in the Desert
Michael J. Wilkins
Judge
1948   Justice, Utah Supreme Court
Mark H. Willes
Business
16-Jul-1941   CEO of Times Mirror, 1995-2000
Richard B. Wirthlin
Business
15-Mar-1931 16-Mar-2011 Pollster for Ronald Reagan
Loretta Young
Actor
6-Jan-1913 12-Aug-2000 Platinum Blonde
Steve Young
Football
11-Oct-1961   49ers Quarterback

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Terrel H. Bell
Educator
11-Nov-1921 22-Jun-1996 US Secretary of Education, 1981-85
Ezra Taft Benson
Religion
4-Aug-1899 30-May-1994 President of the Mormon Church, 1985-94
Arthur Gary Bishop
Criminal
1951 10-Jun-1988 Utah serial killer of boys
Henry H. Blood
Politician
1-Oct-1872 19-Jun-1942 Governor of Utah, 1933-41
John C. Cutler
Politician
5-Feb-1846 30-Jul-1928 Utah Governor, committed suicide
Gary Gilmore
Criminal
4-Dec-1940 17-Jan-1977 Executed by Utah firing squad
Joe Hill
Labor Leader
7-Oct-1879 19-Nov-1915 Labor leader, convicted of murder
Gordon Hinckley
Religion
23-Jun-1910 27-Jan-2008 President of the Mormon Church, 1995-2008
Earl Holding
Business
29-Nov-1926 19-Apr-2013 Sinclair Oil
David M. Kennedy
Government
21-Jul-1905 1-May-1996 US Secretary of the Treasury, 1969-71
J. Bracken Lee
Politician
7-Jan-1899 20-Oct-1996 Governor of Utah, 1949-57
Herbert B. Maw
Politician
11-Mar-1893 17-Nov-1990 Governor of Utah, 1941-49
David O. McKay
Religion
8-Sep-1873 18-Jan-1970 President of the Mormon Church, 1951-70
Frank E. Moss
Politician
23-Sep-1911 29-Jan-2003 US Senator from Utah, 1959-77
Harry Reems
Pornstar
27-Aug-1947 19-Mar-2013 Deep Throat
Cleon Skousen
Activist
20-Jan-1913 9-Jan-2006 The Naked Communist
James LeVoy Sorenson
Business
30-Jul-1921 20-Jan-2008 Utah billionaire
Mike Starr
Bassist
4-Oct-1966 8-Mar-2011 Bassist for Alice In Chains
Edward Woods
Actor
5-Jul-1903 8-Oct-1989 The Public Enemy
Brigham Young
Religion
1-Jun-1801 29-Aug-1877 Second LDS prophet



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