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St. Paul, MN

CITY

Official Website:
http://www.ci.stpaul.mn.us/

Population:
287151 (2000 census)

Founding Date:
1838

County:
Ramsey County

NEWSPAPERS

Newspaper
St. Paul Pioneer Press

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
Saint Paul College
1910
Northwestern College Minnesota
1902
Rasmussen College
1900
William Mitchell College of Law
1900
Concordia University St. Paul
1893
University of St. Thomas Minnesota
1885
Macalester College
1874

COMPANY HEADQUARTERS

CompanyFounded
The Travelers Companies
2007
Securian Financial Group
2005
St. Paul Travelers
2003
St. Jude Medical
1976
Ecolab
1923
3M
1902
Minnesota Life Insurance
1880
Patterson Companies
1877
St. Paul Companies
1853

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Walter Abel
Actor
6-Jun-1898 26-Mar-1987 The Three Musketeers
Loni Anderson
Actor
5-Aug-1946   Blonde on WKRP in Cincinnati
Wendell R. Anderson
Politician
1-Feb-1933   Governor of Minnesota, 1971-76
Harry Barnes
Diplomat
5-Jun-1926 9-Aug-2012 US Ambassador to Chile, 1985-88
Sharon Sayles Belton
Politician
13-May-1951   Mayor of Minneapolis, 1994-2001
Roman Bohnen
Actor
24-Nov-1894 24-Feb-1949 Of Mice and Men
Kay Boyle
Author
19-Feb-1902 27-Dec-1992 The Underground Woman
Herb Brooks
Hockey
5-Aug-1937 11-Aug-2003 Coach, 1980 US Olympic Hockey Team
Warren Burger
Judge
17-Sep-1907 25-Jun-1995 US Chief Justice, 1969-86
Melvin Calvin
Chemist
8-Apr-1911 8-Jan-1997 Deciphered photosynthesis
William C. Canby, Jr.
Judge
22-May-1931   9th Circuit Court of Appeals, 1980-96
Dick Chrysler
Politician
29-Apr-1942   Congressman from Michigan, 1995-97
William Colby
Spy
4-Jan-1920 27-Apr-1996 CIA Director, 1973-75
Kent H. Courtney
Activist
23-Oct-1918 12-Aug-1997 Ultraconservative activist
Christopher Cox
Politician
16-Oct-1952   Chairman of the SEC
Joan Davis
Actor
29-Jun-1907 22-May-1961 I Married Joan
Midge Decter
Journalist
25-Jul-1927   Neoconservative maven
William Demarest
Actor
27-Feb-1892 28-Dec-1983 The Great McGinty
Alan Dinehart
Actor
3-Oct-1889 17-Jul-1944 Born to Dance
Richard Dix
Actor
18-Jul-1893 20-Sep-1949 Cimarron
Mike Farrell
Actor
6-Feb-1939   BJ Hunnicutt on M*A*S*H
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Author
24-Sep-1896 21-Dec-1940 The Great Gatsby
Vince Flynn
Novelist
1966   Term Limits
William E. Frenzel
Politician
31-Jul-1928   Congressman from Minnesota, 1971-91
Lowell Gilmore
Actor
20-Dec-1906 31-Jan-1960 King Solomon's Mines
Susan Gordon
Actor
27-Jul-1949 11-Dec-2011 The Five Pennies
Walter Greaza
Actor
1-Jan-1897 1-Jun-1973 The Chief on Treasury Men in Action
John H. Hammergren
Business
1959   CEO of McKesson
Mitch Hedberg
Comic
24-Feb-1968 30-Mar-2005 Stand-up comedian known for one-liners
Geri M. Joseph
Journalist
19-Jun-1923   US Ambassador to the Netherlands, 1978-81
Jerry Juhl
Screenwriter
27-Jul-1938 27-Sep-2005 Head writer, The Muppet Show
Tim Kaine
Politician
26-Feb-1958   Governor of Virginia, 2006-10
Larry Keating
Actor
13-Jun-1896 26-Aug-1963 Roger Addison on Mister Ed
Charles Kimbrough
Actor
23-May-1936   Jim Dial on Murphy Brown
Joan B. Kroc
Philanthropist
27-Aug-1928 12-Oct-2003 McDonald's widow
Jim Lange
Game Show Host
15-Aug-1933   The Dating Game
Pinky Lee
Actor
2-May-1907 3-Apr-1993 The Pinky Lee Show
John C. Lilly
Scientist
6-Jan-1915 30-Sep-2001 Human-dolphin communication
George E. MacKinnon
Judge
22-Apr-1906 1-May-1995 DC Appeals Court Judge, 1969-95
Joe Mauer
Baseball
19-Apr-1983   Minnesota Twins catcher
Gabrielle K. McDonald
Judge
12-Apr-1942   US District Court Judge, Texas, 1979-88
Kate Millett
Activist
14-Sep-1934   Sexual Politics
Paul Molitor
Baseball
22-Aug-1956   Baseball legend
Rick Mystrom
Politician
2-Jan-1944   Mayor of Anchorage, 1994-2000
LeRoy Neiman
Painter
8-Jun-1921 20-Jun-2012 Painter of sports scenes
Edward N. Ney
Business
26-May-1925   CEO of Young & Rubicam, 1970-86
George A. Papandreou
Head of State
16-Jun-1952   Prime Minister of Greece, 2009-11
Tim Pawlenty
Politician
27-Nov-1960   Governor of Minnesota, 2003-11
Nate Richert
Actor
28-Apr-1978   Harvey Kinkle on Sabrina
Rozanne L. Ridgway
Diplomat
22-Aug-1935   Asst. Secy. of State for Europe, 1985-89
Richard M. Schulze
Business
1940   Founder of Best Buy
Roger L. Schwietz
Religion
3-Jul-1940   Catholic Archbishop of Anchorage
Chad Smith
Drummer
25-Oct-1961   Drummer for the Red Hot Chili Peppers
Izler Solomon
Conductor
11-Jan-1910 6-Dec-1987 Director, Indianapolis Symphony, 1956-76
Har Mar Superstar
Musician
6-Feb-1978   You Can Feel Me
Bruce Vento
Politician
7-Oct-1940 10-Oct-2000 Congressman from Minnesota, 1977-2000
Lindsey Vonn
Skier
18-Oct-1984   Downhill skier, two Olympic medals
DeWitt Wallace
Business
12-Nov-1889 30-Mar-1981 Founder of Reader's Digest
Chris Weinke
Football
31-Jul-1972   Winner, 2000 Heisman Trophy
Dave Winfield
Baseball
3-Oct-1951   Twelve-time All Star
Lizz Winstead
Comic
5-Aug-1961   Daily Show co-creator
John Wozniak
Musician
19-Jan-1971   Frontman for Marcy Playground

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Cushman Kellogg Davis
Politician
16-Jun-1838 27-Nov-1900 Governor and Senator from Minnesota
John Ireland
Religion
11-Sep-1838 25-Sep-1918 Catholic Archbishop of St. Paul, 1888-1918
Frank B. Kellogg
Government
22-Dec-1856 21-Dec-1937 US Secretary of State, 1925-29
Harold LeVander
Politician
10-Oct-1910 30-Mar-1992 Governor of Minnesota, 1967-71
Bruce Vento
Politician
7-Oct-1940 10-Oct-2000 Congressman from Minnesota, 1977-2000



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