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Syracuse, NY

CITY

Official Website:
http://www.syracuse.ny.us/

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

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

Population:
147306 (2000 census)

Founding Date:
1786

County:
Onondaga County

County seat of Onondaga County, founded 1786 as Webster's Landing.

NEWSPAPERS

Newspaper
The Syracuse Post-Standard

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
Le Moyne College
1946
Syracuse University
1870

ZOO

ZooFounded
Rosamond Gifford Zoo
1914

COMPANY HEADQUARTERS

CompanyFounded
Hiscock & Barclay
1855

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Keith B. Alexander
Military
1952   Director, National Security Agency
Jeff Altman
Comic
13-Aug-1951   Pink Lady and Jeff
Dylan Baker
Actor
7-Oct-1959   Murder One
Catherine Bertini
Administrator
31-Mar-1950   World Food Programme, 1992-2002
Rory Cochrane
Actor
28-Feb-1972   Tim Speedle on CSI: Miami
Michael Cole
TV Personality
8-Dec-1968   WWE Announcer
John T. Connor
Business
3-Nov-1914 6-Oct-2000 CEO of Allied Chemical, 1967-79
Peter Dalton Constable
Diplomat
10-Apr-1932   US Ambassador to Zaire, 1982-84
Tom Cruise
Actor
3-Jul-1962   Flamboyant Scientologist
Robert E. Dineen, Jr.
Attorney
1940   Former Partner, Shearman & Sterling
Robert F. Engle III
Economist
10-Nov-1942   Autoregressive conditional heteroskedasticity
Glenn W. Ferguson
Educator
28-Jan-1929 20-Dec-2007 University president, Ambassador to Kenya
Thom Filicia
TV Personality
17-May-1968   Interior Design Queer Eye guy
Bobcat Goldthwait
Comic
26-May-1962   Shakes the Clown
Duke Guider
Business
10-Mar-1900 18-Jan-1968 Defense attorney for Hideki Tojo
Theodore Hesburgh
Educator
25-May-1917   President, University of Notre Dame, 1952-87
Mark W. Huddleston
Educator
c. 1950   President, University of New Hampshire
Tom Kenny
Comic
13-Jul-1962   Mr. Show, SpongeBob SquarePants
Doris Kenyon
Actor
5-Sep-1897 1-Sep-1979 Counsellor at Law
Carolyn D. King
Judge
30-Jan-1938   5th Circuit Court of Appeals
Quentin Kopp
Politician
11-Aug-1928   California politician and judge
Eric Lichtblau
Journalist
c. 1965   NY Times reporter
Tod Lindberg
Columnist
1960   Policy Review editor
Gary Lucas
Guitarist
c. 1952   Avant-guitarist, Magic Band alumnus
William Lundigan
Actor
12-Jun-1914 20-Dec-1975 Men Into Space
Dan Maffei
Politician
4-Jul-1968   Congressman from New York, 2009-11
Terry McAuliffe
Politician
9-Feb-1957   Chairman of the DNC, 2001-05
Louis Menand
Critic
21-Jan-1952   The Metaphysical Club
Johnny Messner
Actor
11-Apr-1970   Det. Jack Hale on Killer Instinct
James Nachtwey
Photographer
14-Mar-1948   War photographer
H. John Riley, Jr.
Business
c. 1941   CEO of Cooper Industries, 1995-2005
Rod Serling
Author
25-Dec-1924 28-Jun-1975 Creator of The Twilight Zone
Craig Shirley
Government
24-Sep-1956   Conservative PR man
Jimmy Van Heusen
Composer
26-Jan-1913 7-Feb-1990 Call Me Irresponsible
Jim Walsh
Politician
19-Jun-1947   Congressman from New York, 1989-2009
John Walsh
TV Personality
26-Dec-1945   America's Most Wanted
Craig E. Weatherup
Business
c. 1945   CEO of Pepsi Bottling Group, 1999-2003
Edward Noyes Westcott
Novelist
27-Sep-1846 31-Mar-1898 David Harum
Frank Whaley
Actor
20-Jul-1963   The Jimmy Show
John P. White
Government
27-Feb-1937   US Deputy Secretary of Defense, 1995-97
George C. Wortley
Politician
8-Dec-1926   Congressman from New York, 1981-89

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Edwin Vose Sumner
Military
30-Jan-1797 21-Mar-1863 Union Army General
Edward Noyes Westcott
Novelist
27-Sep-1846 31-Mar-1898 David Harum



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