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Terre Haute, IN

CITY

Official Website:
http://www.terrehaute.in.gov/

Population:
59614 (2000 census)

Founding Date:
1816 (platted)

County:
Vigo County

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
1874
Indiana State University
1865

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Birch Bayh
Politician
22-Jan-1928   US Senator from Indiana, 1963-81
William E. Bindley
Business
6-Oct-1940   Founder of Bindley Western Industries
Max Carey
Baseball
11-Jan-1890 30-May-1976 MLB Hall of Famer
Scatman Crothers
Jazz Musician
23-May-1910 22-Nov-1986 Jazz musician and actor
Eugene V. Debs
Labor Leader
5-Nov-1855 20-Oct-1926 Labor leader ran for President five times
Theodore Dreiser
Novelist
27-Aug-1871 28-Dec-1945 An American Tragedy
Paul Dresser
Songwriter
21-Apr-1857 30-Jan-1906 My Gal Sal
Philip Jose Farmer
Author
26-Jan-1918 25-Feb-2009 Riverworld saga
Skeets Gallagher
Actor
28-Jul-1891 22-May-1955 Possessed
Jess Hahn
Actor
29-Oct-1921 29-Jun-1998 Topkapi
Tommy John
Baseball
22-May-1943   MLB pitcher, received pioneering surgery
Edward A. Pease
Politician
22-May-1951   Congressman from Indiana, 1997-2001
William Scherer
Attorney
1947   Conrad, Scherer & Jenne

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Mordecai Brown
Baseball
19-Oct-1876 14-Feb-1948 Three Finger Brown
Timothy McVeigh
Terrorist
23-Apr-1968 11-Jun-2001 Oklahoma City Bomber



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