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Stanford, CA

CDP (CENSUS-DESIGNATED PLACE)

Population:
13315 (2000 census)

County:
Santa Clara County

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
Stanford University
1891

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Christian Duguay
Comic
3-Jan-1970   MADtv
Andrew Z. Fire
Scientist
27-Apr-1959   RNA interference
Reid Hoffman
Business
5-Aug-1967   Co-Founder of LinkedIn
Heidi Roizen
Business
1958   Mobius Venture Capital
Andrew W.K.
Singer/Songwriter
9-May-1979   It's Time To Party

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Jack Christiansen
Football
20-Dec-1928 29-Jun-1986 NFL Hall of Famer, coach
Robert Hofstadter
Physicist
5-Feb-1915 17-Nov-1990 Size, shape, and structure of neutrons and protons
Sidney Hook
Philosopher
20-Dec-1902 12-Jul-1989 Pragmatist
Arthur Kornberg
Scientist
3-Mar-1918 26-Oct-2007 Synthesized DNA
Leo Nomellini
Football
19-Jun-1924 17-Oct-2000 49er Hall of Famer
David Packard
Business
7-Sep-1912 26-Mar-1996 Co-Founder of Hewlett-Packard
Richard Rorty
Philosopher
4-Oct-1931 8-Jun-2007 Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature
William Shockley
Physicist
13-Feb-1910 12-Aug-1989 Co-Inventor of the transistor
Henry Taube
Chemist
30-Nov-1915 16-Nov-2005 Mechanisms of electron transfer
Edward Teller
Physicist
15-Jan-1908 9-Sep-2003 Father of the Hydrogen Bomb
Amos Tversky
Psychologist
16-Mar-1937 2-Jun-1996 Cognitive psychologist, studied risks
Eric Voegelin
Philosopher
3-Jan-1901 19-Jan-1985 Order and History
Ray Lyman Wilbur
Educator
13-Apr-1875 26-Jun-1949 President of Stanford University, 1916-43
Pete Wilson
Journalist
Apr-1945 20-Jul-2007 KGO -TV and AM anchor/host



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