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National Geographic Society

ORGANIZATION

Founded 27 January 1888.

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

Location:
Wahington, DC

Founding Date:
27-Jan-1888

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Bill Bass
Scientist
30-Aug-1928   Human decomposition
Alexander Graham Bell
Inventor
3-Mar-1847 2-Aug-1922 Inventor of the telephone
Hiram Bingham
Politician
19-Nov-1875 6-Jun-1956 US Senator, discovered Machu Picchu
Michael R. Bonsignore
Business
c. 1941   CEO of Honeywell, 1999-2001
Leonard Carmichael
Educator
9-Nov-1898 16-Sep-1973 Smithsonian Chief, 1953-64
Jacques Cousteau
Activist
11-Jun-1910 25-Jun-1997 Oceanographer, environmentalist
John Fahey
Business
c. 1953   CEO of National Geographic Society
Jack Fletcher
Photographer
1917 31-Dec-2003 National Geographic photographer
Walter S. Gifford
Business
10-Jan-1885 7-May-1966 President of AT&T, 1925-48
John Oliver La Gorce
Explorer
1880 1949 Antarctica explorer, National Geographic editor
Mark G. Hambley
Diplomat
12-Feb-1948   US Ambassador to Lebanon, 1993-94
Elizabeth J. Hudson
Business
c. 1950   National Geographic Society
Eli S. Jacobs
Baseball
5-Oct-1937   Former Baltimore Orioles owner
Lady Bird Johnson
First Lady
22-Dec-1912 11-Jul-2007 Wife of US President Lyndon Baines Johnson
Henry W. Kendall
Physicist
9-Dec-1926 15-Feb-1999 Verified existence of quarks
Maria Elena Lagomasino
Business
c. 1950   CEO of JP Morgan Private Bank, 2001-05
J. W. Marriott, Jr.
Business
25-Mar-1932   Billionaire, CEO of Marriott
Floretta Dukes McKenzie
Business
c. 1936   DC School Superintendent, 1981-88
George Muñoz
Business
1951   CEO of OPIC, 1997-2001
John R. Murphy
Publisher
7-Jan-1934   Publisher of the Baltimore Sun, 1981-92
Story Musgrave
Astronaut
19-Aug-1935   Spent 1281 hours in space
Patrick Noonan
Activist
c. 1943   Chairman of the Conservation Fund
William Pigott
Business
27-Jun-1860 19-Jul-1929 Pacific Car & Foundry
John Wesley Powell
Geologist
24-Mar-1834 23-Sep-1902 Exploration of the Colorado River
William K. Reilly
Business
26-Jan-1940   EPA Administrator, 1989-93
Rozanne L. Ridgway
Diplomat
22-Aug-1935   Asst. Secy. of State for Europe, 1985-89
Laurance Rockefeller
Business
26-May-1910 11-Jul-2004 Financier behind Eastern Airlines
Alex Trebek
Game Show Host
22-Jul-1940   Jeopardy
Ted Waitt
Business
18-Jan-1963   Co-Founder of Gateway


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