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Sarasota, FL

CITY

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

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

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

Population:
52715 (2000 census)

Founding Date:
1840 (fort)

County:
Sarasota County

NEWSPAPERS

Newspaper
Sarasota Herald-Tribune

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
New College of Florida
1960
Ringling College of Art and Design
1931
Sarasota High School, Sarasota, FL
1913

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Carla Gugino
Actor
29-Aug-1971   Spy Kids
Daniel Myrick
Film Director
30-Nov-1962   The Blair Witch Project
Mark Pauline
Performance Artist
14-Dec-1953   Survival Research Labs
Robert C. Randall
Victim
23-Jan-1948 2-Jun-2001 First recipient of federal marijuana
Stephen Root
Actor
17-Nov-1951   Jimmy James on News Radio
Nik Wallenda
Daredevil
24-Jan-1979   Crossed Niagara Falls on a highwire

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Freddie Bartholomew
Actor
28-Mar-1924 23-Jan-1992 Little Lord Fauntleroy
Carlie Brucia
Victim
16-Mar-1992 1-Feb-2004 Little girl kidnapped and killed
William J. Burns
Government
19-Oct-1861 14-Apr-1932 FBI Director, 1921-24
Bud Carson
Football
28-Apr-1931 8-Dec-2005 Pittsburgh Steelers DC, 1972-77
Christine Chubbuck
Journalist
24-Aug-1944 15-Jul-1974 Newscaster, suicided on live TV
Barber Conable
Politician
2-Nov-1922 30-Nov-2003 World Bank President, Congressman
Otto Graham
Football
6-Dec-1921 17-Dec-2003 NFL Hall of Famer
MacKinlay Kantor
Author
4-Feb-1904 11-Oct-1977 Andersonville
Emmett Kelly
Performance Artist
9-Dec-1898 28-Mar-1979 Weary Willy, circus clown
George H. Lesch
Business
10-Oct-1909 22-Sep-1994 CEO of Colgate-Palmolive, 1960-71
Heinie Manush
Baseball
20-Jul-1901 12-May-1971 MLB Hall of Famer
Robert C. Randall
Victim
23-Jan-1948 2-Jun-2001 First recipient of federal marijuana
David A. Reed
Politician
21-Dec-1880 10-Feb-1953 US Senator from Pennsylvania, 1922-35
Philip Van Doren Stern
Author
10-Sep-1900 31-Jul-1984 It's A Wonderful Life
Hoyt Wilhelm
Baseball
26-Jul-1923 23-Aug-2002 Knuckleball relief pitcher



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