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Waterbury, CT

CITY

Official Website:
http://www.waterbury-ct.gov/

Population:
107271 (2000 census)

Founding Date:
1686

County:
New Haven County

Settled 1674 (Farmington), incorporated 1686.

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
Naugatuck Valley Community College
1962
Post University
1890

COMPANY HEADQUARTERS

CompanyFounded
Webster Financial
1935

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Michael Bergin
Actor
19-Mar-1969   J.D. on Baywatch
Hayden Carruth
Poet
3-Aug-1921 29-Sep-2008 Brothers, I Loved You All
Bob Crane
Actor
13-Jul-1928 29-Jun-1978 Hogan on Hogan's Heroes
Harry K. Daghlian
Physicist
4-May-1921 15-Sep-1945 Casualty of the Manhattan Project
Gary Franks
Politician
9-Feb-1953   Congressman from Connecticut, 1991-97
Elizabeth Gilbert
Author
18-Jul-1969   Eat, Pray, Love
Porter Goss
Politician
26-Nov-1938   Director of the CIA, 2004-06
Samuel Hopkins
Religion
17-Sep-1721 20-Dec-1803 Hopkinsian, opponent of slavery
Howard Johnson
Songwriter
2-Jun-1887 1-May-1941 We All Scream for Ice Cream
Cornelius M. Kerwin
Educator
1949   President, American University
Annie Leibovitz
Photographer
2-Oct-1949   Celebrity photographer
J. Farrell MacDonald
Actor
14-Apr-1875 2-Aug-1952 My Darling Clementine
Thom Mayne
Architect
1943   Architect, 2005 Pritzker Prize winner
Dylan McDermott
Actor
26-Oct-1961   Bobby Donnell on The Practice
John S. Monagan
Politician
23-Dec-1911 23-Oct-2005 Congressman from Connecticut, 1959-73
Jimmy Piersall
Baseball
14-Nov-1929   Crazy center fielder
Sheryl Lee Ralph
Actor
30-Dec-1956   Ginger St. James on It's a Living
John Rowland
Politician
24-May-1957   Governor of Connecticut, 1995-2004
Rosalind Russell
Actor
4-Jun-1907 28-Nov-1976 Auntie Mame
John Sirica
Judge
19-Mar-1904 14-Aug-1992 Watergate judge
William J. Sullivan
Judge
12-Mar-1939   Senior Justice, Connecticut Supreme Court
Fay Vincent
Baseball
29-May-1938   Commissioner of Baseball, 1989-92
Ronald L. Zarrella
Business
1949   CEO of Bausch & Lomb, 2001-08

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Naum Gabo
Sculptor
5-Aug-1890 23-Aug-1977 Constructivist, Realistic Manifesto
Charles A. Templeton
Politician
3-Mar-1871 15-Aug-1955 Governor of Connecticut, 1923-25



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