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Encyclopedia > List of Seattleites

A person who lives in or comes from Seattle, Washington, USA is called a Seattleite. This is a list of well-known current or former Seattle residents. Nickname: The Emerald City Location of Seattle in King County and Washington Coordinates: Country United States State Washington County King County Incorporated December 2, 1869 Mayor Greg Nickels Area    - City 369. ...

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Paul Gardner Allen (born January 21, 1953) is an American entrepreneur whose fortune was founded when he formed Microsoft with Bill Gates. ... The Microsoft Corporation, (NASDAQ: MSFT, HKSE: 4338) is a multinational computer technology corporation with global annual sales of US$44. ... Lynda Barry (born January 2, 1956) is an American cartoonist. ... A cartoonist at work. ... William Elden Bolcom (born May 26, 1938) is an American composer of chamber, operatic, and symphonic music. ... A composer is a person who writes music. ... A comedian, or comic, is an entertainer who amuses an audience by making them laugh. ... Carrie Brownstein Carrie Brownstein (born September 27, 1974), is an American musician and actress. ... A musician is a person who plays or composes music. ... Sleater-Kinney are an indie rock trio from Olympia, Washington influenced by the riot grrrl movement of the 1990s. ... Linda B. Buck, Ph. ... The physicist Albert Einstein is probably the most famous scientist of our time. ... Carol Channing photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1956 Carol Channing (born on January 31, 1921 in Seattle, Washington) is an American actress whose career was built largely on two roles, Lorelei Lee in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and Dolly Gallagher Levi in Hello Dolly!. She is easily recognized by her distinctive... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Art Chantry (born 1954 in Seattle) is a graphic designer often associated with the posters and album covers he did for bands from the Pacific Northwest, such as Nirvana, Hole and The Sonics. ... This article or section is in need of attention from an expert on the subject. ... Erika Christensen in The Perfect Score. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ... Judy Collins Judith Marjorie Collins (born May 1, 1939 in Seattle, Washington) is an American folk and standards singer. ... Folk music, in the original sense of the term, is music by and of the people. ... Robert Cray (foreground) Robert Cray (born 1 August 1953, in Columbus, Georgia) is a blues musician, guitarist and singer. ... A musician is a person who plays or composes music. ... Yolanda Gail Devers (born November 19, 1966 in Seattle, Washington, USA) is a three-time Olympic 100 m champion in athletics for the US Olympic Team. ... A womens 400 metre hurdles race on a typical outdoor red rubber track. ... Eighth Congressional District of Washington Jennifer Blackburn Dunn (born July 29, 1941), American politician, was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from 1993 to 2005, representing the Eighth Congressional District of Washington. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Main title caption from Dynasty. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ... Anna Kay Faris (born November 29, 1976 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA) is an American actress, best known for her roles in the Scary Movie films as Cindy Campbell. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ... Performing at Warped Tour 2006, 7/11/06 William Francis (born January 8, 1982) is the Lead Vocalist for the Emocore/hard rock band Aiden. ... Aiden is an American post hardcore[1] band from Seattle, Washington that formed in the spring of 2003. ... Kenneth Gorelick (born June 5, 1956), better known by his stage name Kenny G, is an American saxophonist whose fourth album Duotones brought him to fame in 1986. ... A musician is a person who plays or composes music. ... This article is about the co-founder of Microsoft Corporation. ... The Microsoft Corporation, (NASDAQ: MSFT, HKSE: 4338) is a multinational computer technology corporation with global annual sales of US$44. ... Richard F. Gordon, Jr. ... Template:Redirect Template:Redirect U.S. Space Shuttle astronaut Bruce McCandless II using a manned maneuvering unit (MMU) outside the Challenger in 1984. ... Stone Carpenter Gossard (born July 20, 1966, Seattle, Washington) is the rhythm guitarist and founding member for American rock band Pearl Jam. ... Pearl Jam is an American rock band formed in Seattle, Washington, and is considered one of the most influential artists of the 1990s. ... Gutersons novel Snow Falling on Cedars David Guterson (born May 4, 1956 in Seattle) is an American author and magazine journalist, formerly a high school English teacher. ... An author is the person who creates a written work, such as a book, story, article or the like. ... Edwin O. Guthman (born 1919) is a journalist. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Spencer Hawes (born April 28, 1988 in Seattle, Washington) is an American basketball player. ... Evolution of the rules of basketball 1895 The free throw line was officially placed 15. ... The University of Washington, founded in 1861, is a public research university in Seattle, Washington. ... Brian Herbert (born 1947) is an American author. ... An author is the person who creates a written work, such as a book, story, article or the like. ... Leann Hunley (born February 25, 1955) is an American actress known for her roles on television soap operas. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ... First Congressional District of Washington Jay Robert Inslee (born February 9, 1951) is an American politician, currently serving as U.S. Representative from Washingtons First Congressional District (north of Seattle, including parts of King, Snohomish, and Kitsap counties). ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Richard Karn, host of Family Feud Richard Karn Wilson (born February 17, 1956, in Seattle, Washington) is an American television actor. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... A musician is a person who plays or composes music. ... Charles Jeremy Jerry Lewis (born October 21, 1934), an American politician, has been a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives since 1979, representing the 41st District of California (map). ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ... Actor Kevin McCarthy in the remake of Invasion of the Body Snatchers Kevin McCarthy (February 15, 1914 in Seattle, Washington) is an American actor. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Duff McKagan Michael Andrew McKagan, better known as Duff Rose McKagan, was born February 5, 1964. ... Guns N Roses is an American hard rock band that gained fame during the late 1980s and early 1990s. ... Steve Miller Steve Miller (born October 5, 1943) is a blues and rock and roll guitarist and performer. ... A musician is a person who plays or composes music. ... Sir Mix-a-Lot (born Anthony Ray, August 12, 1963) is a rapper and producer from Seattle, Washington, USA. He created his own brand of hip hop - influenced by Electro, Kraftwerk and Gary Numan, and funk - but was mostly known for his West Coast take on Miami bass. ... Hip hop music, also referred to as rap or rap music, is a style of popular music which came into existence in the United States during the mid-1970s, and became a large part of modern pop culture during the 1980s. ... A musician is a person who plays or composes music. ... Francis Hughes Murkowski (born March 28, 1933) is a Polish-American politician who is the current Governor of Alaska and a member of the Republican Party. ... Kazimierz PuÅ‚aski monument in Washington. ... Ketchikan is a city located in Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska. ... Official language(s) English Capital Juneau Largest city Anchorage Area  Ranked 1st  - Total 663,267 sq mi (1,717,854 km²)  - Width 808 miles (1,300 km)  - Length 1,479 miles (2,380 km)  - % water 13. ... This is a list of the governors of the U.S. state of Alaska, of Alaska Territory and of the District of Alaska, and the military commanders of the District of Alaska. ... Mark OConnor (born August 5, 1961 in Seattle, Washington) is widely considered to be the most prominent fiddler of his generation. ... country music, see Country music (disambiguation) In popular music, country music, also called country and western music or country-western, is an amalgam of popular musical forms developed in the Southern United States, with roots in traditional folk music, Celtic music, blues, gospel music, and old-time music that began... Apolo Anton Ohno (born May 22, 1982) is an American short track speed skating competitor, and a two-time gold medalist in the Winter Olympics. ... The five Olympic rings were designed in 1913, adopted in 1914 and debuted at the Games at Antwerp, 1920. ... John Garrett Olerud (born August 5, 1968 in Seattle, Washington) is a retired American first baseman in Major League Baseball who, as of 2005, was playing for the Boston Red Sox. ... A view of the playing field at Busch Stadium II St. ... Stacie Joy Orrico (born March 3, 1986) is a female U.S. CCM/Pop singer. ... Ercole de Roberti: Concert, c. ... Stephen S. Oswald, a NASA Astronaut. ... Template:Redirect Template:Redirect U.S. Space Shuttle astronaut Bruce McCandless II using a manned maneuvering unit (MMU) outside the Challenger in 1984. ... Ronald Prescott Reagan (born May 20, 1958, Los Angeles, California, USA), usually known as Ron Reagan Jr. ... For the pop band, see Presidents of the United States of America. ... Ronald Wilson Reagan (February 6, 1911 – June 5, 2004) was the 40th President of the United States (1981–1989), and the 33rd Governor of California (1967–1975). ... Lorenzo Romar (born November 13, 1958 in South Gate, California, United States) is currently head basketball coach at the University of Washington. ... The University of Washington, founded in 1861, is a public research university in Seattle, Washington. ... Ron Santo, throwing out the first pitch at Wrigley Field Ronald Edward Santo (born February 25, 1940 in Seattle, Washington) is a former third baseman in Major League Baseball who played almost his entire career with the Chicago Cubs. ... A view of the playing field at Busch Stadium II St. ... Jean Smart as Martha Logan in the television series, 24 Jean Smart (born September 13, 1951 [1][2] in Seattle, Washington) is an American film and television actress. ... A musician is a person who plays or composes music. ... New Huevos is an influential New Wave/Classic rock/punk band formed by lead singer and bassist Rielly M. Smith in the 2001. ... Peter Steinbrueck is a member of the Seattle City Council. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Ryan Lee Stiles (born April 22, 1959 in Seattle, Washington) is an Emmy-nominated Canadian-American actor and improvisational comedian. ... A comedian, or comic, is an entertainer who amuses an audience by making them laugh. ... Jen Taylor Jen Taylor is a voice actress best known for her work as Princess Peach, Princess Daisy, Toad, Toadette and other characters in several Nintendo games since 1999. ... Jason Eugene Terry (born September 15, 1977 in Seattle, Washington) is an American basketball player currently with the Dallas Mavericks. ... The National Basketball Association of the United States and Canada, commonly known as the NBA, is the premier professional basketball league in North America. ... This article is being considered for deletion in accordance with Wikipedias deletion policy. ... Rachel Trachtenburg on the cover of TimeOut New York Kids. ... A drummer is a musician who plays the drums, particularly the drum kit, marching percussion, or hand drums. ... The Trachtenburg Family Slideshow Players are an American, self-described indie-vaudeville conceptual art-rock pop band originally from Seattle, WA, and currently based out of New York, NY. The line up consists of the Trachtenburg family itself: father Jason Trachtenburg plays guitar, piano, and sings; mother Tina Piña... Drawing of Jennifer Warnes on the cover of her 1982 collection The Best of Jennifer Warnes Jennifer Jean Warnes (born March 3, 1947 in Seattle, Washington) is an American singer and songwriter. ... Ercole de Roberti: Concert, c. ... A songwriter is someone who writes the lyrics to songs, the musical composition or melody to songs, or both. ... Ann (left) and Nancy Wilson, 1993 Ann Dustin Wilson (born June 19, 1950 in San Diego, California) is the lead singer of Heart. ... Heart is an American band formed in Seattle, Washington. ... Rep. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... A musician is a person who plays or composes music. ...

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Paul Alexander (March 11, 1904 - May 5, 1969) was a newspaper publisher and Seattle City Councilman. ... A publisher is a person or entity which engages in the act of publishing. ... Bronze by Felix W. de Weldon. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Frederick Schiller Faust May 29, 1892 - May 12, 1944 was an American western fiction author. ... An author is the person who creates a written work, such as a book, story, article or the like. ... Barbara Berjer (June 12, 1920 - October 20, 2002) was a well-known American television actress. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ... Chester Carlson Chester F. Carlson (February 8, 1906 - September 19, 1968) was an American physicist, inventor, and patent attorney born in Seattle, Washington. ... Physicists working in a government lab A physicist is a scientist who studies or practices physics. ... An inventor is a person who creates new inventions, typically technical devices such as mechanical, electrical or software devices or methods. ... Frances Elena Farmer (September 19, 1913 – August 1, 1970) was an American film actress. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ... Keith Godchaux (July 19, 1948 - 23 July 1980) (piano) and Donna Jean Thatcher Godchaux Mackay (born August 22, 1947) (singer) are best known for having been members of the Grateful Dead. ... A musician is a person who plays or composes music. ... Hendrix redirects here. ... A musician is a person who plays or composes music. ... The Screaming Mimi (1958) Gypsy Rose Lee (February 9, 1911 - April 26, 1970) was an American actress and burlesque entertainer. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ... Photo of Lucky St. ... Margaret Mardy Thomas Murie (August 18, 1902-October 19, 2003) was the enabling force behind the Wilderness Act in the United States, and the protection of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. ... Bold textHello ... The Chordettes were a female popular singing quartet, usually singing a cappella, and specializing in traditional pop music. ... J. Willis Sayre (December 31, 1877 – January 11, 1963) was an American theatre critic, journalist, arts promoter, and historian. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Categories: Movie stubs | 1890 births | 1963 deaths | Seattleites | 1962 films | Best Actor Oscar Nominee (film) | Best Supporting Actor Oscar Nominee (film) ... Strouds Mugshot Robert Franklin Stroud (January 28, 1890—November 21, 1963), known as the Birdman of Alcatraz, was a prisoner in Alcatraz who supposedly found solace from segregation in raising and selling birds. ... Minoru Yamasaki (ミノル・ヤマサキ) (December 1, 1912–February 6, 1986) was a Japanese American architect, born in Seattle, Washington, a second-generation Japanese American. ... Architect at his drawing board, 1893 An architect is a person involved in the planning, designing and oversight of a buildings construction. ...

Moved to Seattle

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Sherman Alexie Sherman Joseph Alexie, Jr. ... Jeff Ament (born March 10, 1963 in Big Sandy, Montana), is an American Rock bassist and one of the founding members of Pearl Jam. ... Pearl Jam is an American rock band formed in Seattle, Washington, and is considered one of the most influential artists of the 1990s. ... Fred Beckey (born Friedrich Wolfgang Beckey in 1923) is a legendary American mountaineer, who has made hundreds of first ascents, more than any other North American climber ever. ... Mountaineering is the sport or hobby or profession of walking, hiking and climbing up mountains. ... Josie Bissett (born on 5 October 1970 in Seattle, Washington, USA) is an American actress best known for her role as Jane Andrews Mancini on the TV series Melrose Place. ... Terry Brooks Terry Brooks (born January 8, 1944) is a writer of fantasy fiction. ... Peter Lawrence Buck (born December 6, 1956 in Berkeley, California) is the guitarist and co-founder, along with Bill Berry, Mike Mills, and Michael Stipe of the seminal 1980s alternative rock band R.E.M.. Biography After spending time in Los Angeles and San Francisco, the Buck family moved to... It has been suggested that Hornets Attack Victor Mature be merged into this article or section. ... Neko Case Neko Case (born September 8, 1970 in Alexandria, Virginia) is an American singer-songwriter, best known for her solo career and as a member of the New Pornographers. ... Dale Chihuly has become famous for his intricate, vividly-colored, eye-catching glasswork. ... Matt Cameron Matthew Cameron (born November 28, 1962) is an American musician renowned for playing drums in the hard rock band Soundgarden from 1986 until the bands 1997 break-up. ... Pearl Jam is an American rock band formed in Seattle, Washington, and is considered one of the most influential artists of the 1990s. ... Cameron Crowe Cameron Bruce Crowe (born July 13, 1957) is an American writer and film director. ... The term writer can apply to anyone who creates a written work, but the word more usually designates those who write creatively or professionally, or those who have written in many different forms. ... The film director, on the right, gives last minute direction to the cast and crew, whilst filming a costume drama on location in London. ... Rob Estes, sometimes credited as Robert Estes (born on 22 July 1963 in Norfolk, Virginia, USA) is an American actor. ... Neile Graham (born October 8, 1958) is a Canadian poet and scholar. ... Nicola Griffith (born 1960) is a British science fiction and mystery writer, editor and essayist currently living (with her partner, writer Kelley Eskridge) in Seattle, in the United States. ... David Eric Grohl (born January 14, 1969, in Warren, Ohio) is an American rock musician. ... Nirvana was a popular rock band from Aberdeen, Washington, United States. ... Leland H. Hartwell (born October 30, 1939, in Los Angeles, California) is president and director of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Washington. ... Nobel Prize medal. ... Tom Hulce starring as Mozart in Amadeus. ... The Deltas in front of their house Movie poster of Animal House National Lampoons Animal House (also called Animal House) is a 1978 comedy film in which a misfit group of Delta fraternity boys takes on the system at their college. ... Amadeus is the title of a stage play written in 1979 by Peter Shaffer, loosely based on the lives of the composers Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Antonio Salieri. ... Jane Jensen (b. ... Russell Johnson as The Professor on Gilligans Island Russell David Johnson (born November 10, 1924, in Ashley, Pennsylvania), is an American television and film actor best known as The Professor on the CBS television sitcom Gilligans Island. ... Quincy Jones on the cover of Back on the Block (1989). ... Sunanda Tryambak Joshi (b. ... Michael Kinsley (born March 9, 1951 in Detroit, Michigan) is a veteran American political journalist and commentator, currently serving as Editorial and Opinion Editor at the Los Angeles Times (since April 2004) (though he announced in July 2005 that he would assume a reduced, but as-yet-undefined, role). ... Mike Krahulik is the artist who draws the popular webcomic Penny Arcade. ... Jerry Holkins (left), with Mike Krahulik Keith Gerald Jerry Holkins (born February 6, 1976) is the writer of the popular webcomic Penny Arcade. ... Penny Arcade is a mainstream webcomic written by Jerry Holkins and illustrated by Mike Krahulik. ... Jayne Ann Krentz is an American author of romantic novels. ... A romance novel is a novel from the genre currently known as romance. ... Leah LaBelle on American Idol Leah LaBelle (born Leah Vladowski on 8 September 1986) is an American singer, one of the finalists on the third season of the reality/talent-search television series American Idol. ... Gary Larson is the creator of The Far Side, a (sometimes subdivided) single panel comic strip which appeared in many newspapers for fourteen years until Larsons retirement January 1, 1995. ... Kyle MacLachlan as Agent Cooper in Twin Peaks Dune (1984) Kyle MacLachlan (born February 22, 1959 in Yakima, Washington) is an American actor of Scottish descent, best known for his work with American film director David Lynch. ... David John Matthews, (born January 9, 1967 in Johannesburg, South Africa) is the Grammy-award winning lead vocalist and guitarist from Dave Matthews Band. ... Michael Mike McCready (born April 5, 1966) is the lead guitarist of the American rock band Pearl Jam. ... Pearl Jam is an American rock band formed in Seattle, Washington, and is considered one of the most influential artists of the 1990s. ... Rep. ... A Congressman or Congresswoman (generically, Congressperson) is a politician who is a member of a Congress. ... Rose McGowan Rose Jane McGowan (born September 5, 1975)(disputed—see talk page) is an American actress, best known for her role as Paige Matthews in Charmed. ... Marni Nixon (born February 22, 1930) is a singer whose renown for dubbing the singing voices of featured actresses in movies earned her the sobriquet The Ghostess with the Mostess. She was born Margaret McEathron in Altadena, California and began singing at a young age in choruses. ... Krist Anthony Novoselic (born May 16, 1965) is an American rock musician best known as the bassist for Nirvana. ... Bill Nye the Science Guy William S. Bill Nye, also known as Bill Nye the Science Guy, is an American television program host, scientist, and mechanical engineer. ... J.P. Patches J.P. Patches was a clown who appeared on the Seattle television station KIRO channel 7 from 1958 to 1981, after appearing for a few years on Minneapolis station WTCN channel 11 starting in 1953. ... It has been suggested that Circus clown be merged into this article or section. ... Jeff Probst (born November 4, 1962) is an American television personality, best known for his role, since the year 2000, as the host of each installment of the successful U.S. version of the Survivor reality show franchise. ... Jonathan Raban (born 1942) is a British travel writer and novelist. ... Thomas Eugene Robbins (born July 22, 1936 in Blowing Rock, North Carolina) is an American author. ... Ann Rule is a popular true crime writer. ... True crime is a non-fiction genre in which the author uses an actual crime and real people as a point of departure. ... Dan Savage, in what he has described as an extremely flattering press photo of me (I wish I looked like the picture on my Wikipedia page) [1] Daniel Keenan Savage (born October 7, 1964[2] near Chicago, Illinois) is an openly gay American sex advice columnist, author, media pundit, journalist... An agony aunt is an advice columnist at a magazine or newspaper. ... Howard Schultz (b. ... // Starbucks is the worlds largest multinational chain of coffee shops. ... Thomas Alderton Skerritt (born August 25, 1933) is an American actor, born in Detroit, Michigan. ... Neal Town Stephenson (b. ... Lauren Tewes (born in Braddock, Pennsylvania on October 26, 1954) is an American actress best known for playing Cruise Director Julie McCoy on the sitcom The Love Boat. ... Earnest James Ujaama (born 1966) is a Seattle, Washington community activist and indicted associate of al-Qaeda. ... Al-Qaeda (Arabic: القاعدة, the foundation or the base) is the name given to a worldwide network of militant Islamist organizations under the leadership of Osama bin Laden. ... Eddie Vedder (born Edward Louis Seversen III on 23 December 1964) is the lead singer, lyricist, and one of the three guitar players for the grunge band Pearl Jam. ... Pearl Jam is an American rock band formed in Seattle, Washington, and is considered one of the most influential artists of the 1990s. ... Jim Woodring (born October 11, 1952) is a comic book author and artist. ...

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This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Serial killers are individuals who have a history of multiple slayings of victims who were usually unknown to them beforehand. ... Octavia Estelle Butler (June 22, 1947 — February 24, 2006) was an American science fiction writer, one of very few African-American women in the field. ... ź ů James E. Casey (March 29, 1888 - June 6, 1983), American businessman, was born in Candelaria, Nevada. ... United Parcel Service Inc. ... Ray Charles was the stage name of Ray Charles Robinson (September 23, 1930 – June 10, 2004). ... Kurt Donald Cobain (February 20, 1967 – c. ... Doohan in an episode of The Twilight Zone (1963) James Montgomery Doohan (March 3, 1920 – July 20, 2005) was an Irish Canadian character and voice actor best known for his portrayal of Scotty in the television and film series Star Trek. ... 1920 (MCMXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar) // Events January January 3 - Babe Ruth is traded by the Boston Red Sox to the New York Yankees for $125,000, the largest sum ever paid for a player at that time. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Mitchell Hedberg (February 24, 1968 – March 29, 2005) was an American stand-up comedian known for his odd subject matter, stylistic elocution and routines that often consisted of a string of one-line non sequiturs. ... Frank Herbert (1920 - 1986) Frank Patrick Herbert (October 8, 1920 – February 11, 1986) was a critically acclaimed and commercially successful American science fiction author. ... George H. Hitchings (April 18, 1905 – February 27, 1998) shared the 1988 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Sir James Black and Gertrude Elion for their discoveries of important principles for drug treatment, Hitchings specifically for his work on chemotherapy. ... Edward Sturgis Ingraham (April ?, 1852--August 16?, 1926) was the first superintendent of the Seattle Public Schools, a noted mountaineer who climbed Mount Rainier 13 times, and a leader in the effort to establish Mount Rainier National Park. ... Seattle Public Schools is the school district for the city of Seattle, Washington. ... Mountaineering is the sport or hobby or profession of walking, hiking and climbing up mountains. ... Jacob Lawrence taken by Kenneth Space. ... Painting by Rembrandt self-portrait Detail from Las Meninas by Diego Velazquez, in which the painter portrayed himself at work For the computer graphics program, see Corel Painter. ... Brandon Bruce Lee (李國豪 Cantonese: Léi Gwokhòu Pinyin: Lǐ Guóháo); February 1, 1965 – March 31, 1993) was an American actor of Chinese, German, and Swedish descent. ... This is a Chinese name; the family name is 李 (Li). ... Betty MacDonald (1908-1958), born Betty Bard, was an American author who specialized in humorous autobiography, but who is now perhaps best known for the Mrs. ... Asa Shinn Mercer (June 6, 1839 August 10, 1917) was the first president of the Territorial University of Washington and a member of the Washington State Senate. ... The Mercer Girls or Mercer Maids refers to the 1860s project of Asa Shinn Mercer, an American who lived in Seattle, who decided to import women to Pacific Northwest. ... Here Come the Brides was a television program that aired on the ABC television network from 1968 to 1970. ... Alexander Pantages, c. ... Theodore Huebner Roethke (; RET-key) (May 25, 1908 – August 1, 1963) was a United States poet, who published several volumes of poetry characterized by its rhythm and natural imagery. ... Jeff Smiths book, Foods From Greece Jeff Smith (January 22, 1939 – July 7, 2004) was the author of a dozen best-selling cookbooks and the host of The Frugal Gourmet, a popular American cooking show that began in Tacoma, Washington and aired on PBS from 1988 to 1997. ... Cooks in training in Paris Chef is a term commonly used to refer to an individual who cooks professionally. ... Layne Staley (August 22, 1967 - ca. ... Henry Suzzallo (born August 22, 1875 in San Jose, California; died September 25, 1933 in Seattle, Washington) was president of the University of Washington from 1915 to 1926. ... The University of Washington, founded in 1861, is a public research university in Seattle, Washington. ... August Wilson August Wilson (April 27, 1945 – October 2, 2005) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American playwright. ... Mia Zapata (August 25, 1965 - July 7, 1993) was the lead singer for the underground rock band The Gits. ...

Musical groups

Alice in Chains is an influential rock group formed in the late-1980s in Seattle, Washington. ... Grunge music (sometimes also referred to as the Seattle Sound) is an independent-rooted music genre that became a commercially successful offshoot of hardcore punk, thrash metal, and alternative rock in the late 1980s and early 1990s. ... Aiden is an American post hardcore[1] band from Seattle, Washington that formed in the spring of 2003. ... Foo Fighters is a rock group formed by musician Dave Grohl in 1995. ... Grunge music (sometimes also referred to as the Seattle Sound) is an independent-rooted music genre that became a commercially successful offshoot of hardcore punk, thrash metal, and alternative rock in the late 1980s and early 1990s. ... The Gits were a Seattle punk rock band. ... Green River may refer to: // Rivers Canada Green River in New Brunswick. ... Grunge music (sometimes also referred to as the Seattle Sound) is an independent-rooted music genre that became a commercially successful offshoot of hardcore punk, thrash metal, and alternative rock in the late 1980s and early 1990s. ... Death Cab for Cutie is an American band formed in Bellingham, Washington in 1997. ... Harvey Danger—named after a comic published at the University of Washington—is a rock band that formed in Seattle, Washington in 1992, and rose to prominence in 1998 with the single Flagpole Sitta. The band released a new album in 2005, Little by Little. ... Heart is an American band formed in Seattle, Washington. ... Himsa is a band hailing from the streets of Seattle. ... Minus the Bear is a Seattle band with five releases to their credit. ... Modest Mouse is an American indie rock band. ... Mother Love Bone, was established in 1989 in the Seattle area by ex-Green River members Stone Gossard, Jeff Ament and Bruce Fairweather. ... Grunge music (sometimes also referred to as the Seattle Sound) is an independent-rooted music genre that became a commercially successful offshoot of hardcore punk, thrash metal, and alternative rock in the late 1980s and early 1990s. ... The band Nevermore Nevermore is a North American Progressive Metal band from Seattle, Washington assembled in 1991. ... Nirvana was a popular rock band from Aberdeen, Washington, United States. ... Grunge music (sometimes also referred to as the Seattle Sound) is an independent-rooted music genre that became a commercially successful offshoot of hardcore punk, thrash metal, and alternative rock in the late 1980s and early 1990s. ... Pearl Jam is an American rock band formed in Seattle, Washington, and is considered one of the most influential artists of the 1990s. ... Grunge music (sometimes also referred to as the Seattle Sound) is an independent-rooted music genre that became a commercially successful offshoot of hardcore punk, thrash metal, and alternative rock in the late 1980s and early 1990s. ... Pedro the Lion were an indie rock/slowcore band from Seattle, Washington, and, for twelve years, the main creative outlet of singer/songwriter David Bazan. ... Queensrÿche (pronounced (kwēnz-rīk) is a progressive metal band formed in 1981 in Bellevue, Washington, near Seattle. ... The Postal Service is an electronic indie pop band featuring singer Ben Gibbard of Death Cab for Cutie and producer Jimmy Tamborello of Dntel, Headset and Figurine. ... The Presidents of the United States of America is a Seattle alternative rock band best known for their quirky, often nonsensical songs that defied the typical sound of most bands from the Pacific Northwest at the time. ... Soundgarden was a seminal Seattle rock band who helped to define the sound that came to be called grunge. ... Grunge music (sometimes also referred to as the Seattle Sound) is an independent-rooted music genre that became a commercially successful offshoot of hardcore punk, thrash metal, and alternative rock in the late 1980s and early 1990s. ... Smoosh are an American indie pop duo, consisting of two sisters, singer/keyboardist Asya (born February 2, 1992) and drummer Chloe (born March 5, 1994). ... Walk Dont Run (1960) The Ventures are a rock instrumental band formed in 1958, by Don Wilson and Bob Bogle, two Seattle masonry workers. ...

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