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Waco, TX

CITY

Official Website:
http://www.waco-texas.com/

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

Visitors Bureau:
http://www.wacocvb.com/

Population:
113726 (2000 census)

Founding Date:
1849

County:
McLennan County

Founded 1849 by Jacob De Cordova, it became the seat of McLennan County in 1850.

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
Baylor University
1845
Waco High School, Waco, TX
 

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Joe Barton
Politician
15-Sep-1949   Congressman, Texas 6th
Scott A. Brister
Judge
8-Jan-1955   Justice, Texas Supreme Court
Peri Gilpin
Actor
27-May-1961   Rosalinda on Frasier
Austan D. Goolsbee
Economist
18-Aug-1969   Chair, Council of Economic Advisers, 2010-11
Anne Gwynne
Actor
10-Dec-1918 31-Mar-2003 WWII pinup girl, also actress
William J. Haynes II
Government
30-Mar-1958   DOD General Counsel, 2001-08
Jennifer Love Hewitt
Actor
21-Feb-1979   Ghost Whisperer
Leon Jaworski
Government
19-Sep-1905 9-Dec-1982 Watergate special prosecutor
Eddie Bernice Johnson
Politician
3-Dec-1935   Congresswoman, Texas 30th
Steve Martin
Comic
14-Aug-1945   The Jerk
George C. McGhee
Diplomat
1912 4-Jul-2005 US Ambassador to Germany, 1963-68
C. Wright Mills
Sociologist
28-Aug-1916 20-Mar-1962 The Power Elite
Lyndon L. Olson
Diplomat
1947   US Ambassador to Sweden, 1998-2001
Margaret Milner Richardson
Government
14-May-1943   IRS Commissioner, 1993-97
Bill Rogers
Golf
10-Sep-1951   Winner, 1981 British Open
Pete Sessions
Politician
22-Mar-1955   Congressman, Texas 32nd
Ashlee Simpson
Singer
3-Oct-1984   Jessica Simpson's nepotistic younger sister
Hank Thompson
Country Musician
3-Sep-1925 6-Nov-2007 Honky Tonk Swing musician
Robert Wilson
Theater Director
4-Oct-1941   Experimental theater director, designer

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Charles Alderton
Inventor
21-Jun-1857 29-May-1941 Invented Dr Pepper
David Koresh
Religion
17-Aug-1959 19-Apr-1993 Branch Davidian cult leader



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