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Waukesha, WI

CITY

Official Website:
http://www.ci.waukesha.wi.us/

Population:
64825 (2000 census)

County:
Waukesha County

In 1847, name changed from Prairieville to Waukesha.

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
Carroll College Wisconsin
1846

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Les Paul
Guitarist
9-Jun-1915 13-Aug-2009 Electric guitar/multitrack recording pioneer
Michael Ritchie
Film Director
28-Nov-1938 16-Apr-2001 The Candidate
Vernor Vinge
Author
10-Feb-1944   A Fire Upon The Deep

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Lee S. Dreyfus
Politician
20-Jun-1926 2-Jan-2008 Governor of Wisconsin, 1979-83
Richard W. Sears
Business
7-Dec-1863 28-Sep-1914 Sears, Roebuck founder



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