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Wilkes-Barre, PA

CITY

Population:
43123 (2000 census)

County:
Luzerne County

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
King's College Pennsylvania
1946
Wilkes University
1933

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
David Bohm
Physicist
20-Dec-1917 29-Oct-1992 Particle physicist
Walter S. Carpenter, Jr.
Business
8-Jan-1888 1976 President of DuPont, 1940-48
George Catlin
Painter
26-Jul-1796 23-Dec-1872 Portraitist painted Native Americans
June Clayworth
Actor
9-Jun-1912 1-Jan-1993 At Sword's Point
Lawrence Coughlin
Politician
11-Apr-1929 30-Nov-2001 Congressman from Pennsylvania, 1969-93
Kenneth T. Derr
Business
4-Aug-1936   CEO of Chevron, 1989-99
Henry M. Hoyt
Attorney
5-Dec-1856 20-Nov-1910 US Solicitor General, 1903-09
James Karen
Actor
28-Nov-1923   The Return of the Living Dead
Franz Kline
Painter
23-May-1910 13-May-1962 Abstract expressionist painter
Harley Jane Kozak
Actor
28-Jan-1957   All I Want for Christmas
Edward B. Lewis
Scientist
20-May-1918 21-Jul-2004 Drosophila researcher, Nobel laureate
Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Film Director
11-Feb-1909 5-Feb-1993 The Barefoot Contessa
Mary McDonnell
Actor
28-Apr-1952   Stands With A Fist
William D. Phillips
Physicist
5-Nov-1948   Trapped atoms with laser light
Michael Schoeffling
Actor
10-Dec-1960   Jake Ryan in Sixteen Candles
Michael Whalen
Actor
30-Jun-1902 14-Apr-1974 Wee Willie Winkie

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
W. A. Boyle
Labor Leader
1-Dec-1904 31-May-1985 UMW President, 1963-72
Daniel J. Flood
Politician
26-Nov-1903 28-May-1994 Congressman from Pennsylvania, 1945-80



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