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Yonkers, NY

CITY

Official Website:
http://www.cityofyonkers.com/

Population:
196086 (2000 census)

Founding Date:
1646

County:
Westchester County

Founded 1646 by lawyer Adriaen Ven Der Donck, the town founded 1788, incorporated as a village 1855, and then as a city in 1872.

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
Yonkers High School, Yonkers, NY
 

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Nancy Allen
Actor
24-Jun-1950   RoboCop
James Blake
Tennis
28-Dec-1979   2nd place, 2006 Tennis Masters Cup
Ellsworth Bunker
Diplomat
11-May-1894 30-Sep-1984 US Ambassador to South Vietnam, 1967-73
Sid Caesar
Comic
8-Sep-1922   Your Show of Shows
James Comey
Government
14-Dec-1960   Deputy US Attorney General, 2003-05
Lawrence Ferlinghetti
Poet
24-Mar-1919   A Coney Island of the Mind
Thomas Mikal Ford
Actor
15-Jun-1962   Tommy Strawn on Martin
D. Carleton Gajdusek
Scientist
9-Sep-1923 12-Dec-2008 Kuru (slow virus infections)
Gary LeRoi Gray
Actor
15-Jun-1985   Nelson Tibideaux on The Cosby Show
Jadakiss
Rapper
27-May-1975   Why?
Jack Lambert
Actor
13-Apr-1920 18-Feb-2002 Riverboat
Joe Lapchick
Basketball
12-Apr-1900 10-Aug-1970 Original Celtic, later NY Knicks Coach
Eugene R. McGrath
Business
1942   CEO of Consolidated Edison, 1997-2005
Steve Meretzky
Computer Programmer
1-May-1957   Leather Goddesses of Phobos
John H. Northrop
Chemist
5-Jul-1891 27-May-1987 Bacteriophages
Erik Palladino
Actor
10-May-1968   Dr. Dave Malucci on ER
Frederic M. Poses
Business
c. 1943   CEO of Trane
Clifton Powell
Actor
31-Aug-1947   Civil Brand
Ben Powers
Actor
13-Feb-1949   Keith Anderson on Good Times
Adam Rodriguez
Actor
2-Apr-1975   Eric Delko on CSI: Miami
Robert Shayne
Actor
4-Oct-1900 29-Nov-1992 Insp. Henderson on Adventures of Superman
Samuel S. Stratton
Politician
27-Sep-1916 13-Sep-1990 Congressman from New York
John B. Taylor
Economist
8-Dec-1946   Council of Economic Advisers, 1989-91
Paul Teutul, Sr.
TV Personality
1-May-1949   American Chopper
Steven Tyler
Singer
26-Mar-1948   Frontman for Aerosmith
Jon Voight
Actor
29-Dec-1938   Midnight Cowboy
Tom Watson
Journalist
21-Feb-1962   Co-Founder of @NY news service
Richard Yates
Novelist
3-Feb-1926 7-Nov-1992 Revolutionary Road

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Rudolf Bing
Business
9-Jan-1902 2-Sep-1997 Manager of the NY Metropolitan Opera, 1950-72
Gene Krupa
Drummer
15-Jan-1909 16-Oct-1973 Pioneering drummer
Elisha Otis
Inventor
3-Aug-1811 8-Apr-1861 Invented the safety elevator
James Rainwater
Physicist
9-Dec-1917 31-May-1986 Determined shapes of nuclei
Mary Thom
Editor
3-Jun-1944 26-Apr-2013 Executive Editor of Ms., 1990-92
Samuel J. Tilden
Politician
9-Feb-1814 4-Aug-1886 Lost the stolen 1876 US election



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