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Last Updated 05-19-2018
-- b.5/29/1956Author, Philanthropist, Actress, Personality, Songwriter, Rhythm and Blues Singer, Model, StripperNames/Places: b. in Gary, INMisc: some say b. in 1955Group Names: The Jacksons, soloist
-- b.5/4/1939Executive, Basketball PlayerSports Teams: Harlem Globetrotters
Michael (Beer Expert) Jackson
-- b.3/27/1942Businessperson, EnglishMisc: Beer expert; not the pop singer
-- b.10/5/1937Attorney, Financier, MLB OwnerSports Teams: Baltimore Orioles (owned 1989-1993)
-- b.??/??/1923 d.3/17/1993 (69)Inventor, BusinesspersonMisc: The Earth Shoe
-- b.6/16/1925 d.6/5/2009 (83)Philanthropist, MLB OwnerSports Teams: Cleveland Indians (owner)
Walter L. Jacobs
-- b.6/15/1898 d.2/6/1985 (86)BusinesspersonMisc: the first rental car agency (Hertz)
-- b.10/1/1952ExecutiveMisc: Time-Warner V.P.
Anna M. Jarvis
-- b.5/1/1864 d.11/24/1948 (84)PhilanthropistMisc: Mother's Day founder
Sir George Jefferson
-- b.3/26/1921 d.9/1/2012 (91)BusinesspersonMisc: CEO (British Telecom); his name sounds like Weezy's husband!
-- b.4/13/1743 N.S. or 4/2/1743 J-LD d.7/4/1826 N.S. (83)Author, President/Vice President, Attorney/Lawyer, Philanthropist, AmericanNames/Places: b. in Shadwell (present-day Albemarle County), VA; 3rd U.S. President (1801-09)Misc: the 2nd U.S. Vice President; Declaration of Independence writer; Univ of VA founder; on a $2 bill & a nickel
-- b.11/25/1949Journalist, Real Estate Broker, ActressNames/Places: RN:Rita CarpenterMisc: retired from acting in 1992
Mohammad Ali Jinnah
-- b.12/25/1876 d.9/11/1948 (71)General, Governor, FounderMisc: Pakistan Islamic Republic
-- b.2/23/1969Businessperson, PersonalityTV Shows: Shark Tank
Bancroft "Ban" Johnson
-- b.1/5/1864 d.3/28/1931 (67)Executive, MLB PlayerNames/Places: b. in Norwalk, CTMisc: the American League of professional baseball owes its existence and its equal footing with the National League to Ban Johnson; Johnson encouraged a fierce competition with the N.L. that ended with a merger in 1903
-- b.2/25/1937 d.4/1/2013 (76)Philanthropist, Zillionaire, HumanitarianMisc: maid who inherited Johnson & Johnson fortune
-- b.10/13/1952Businessperson, TV/Movie Actress, Model
-- b.1/1/1953 N.S.Politician, BusinesspersonMisc: 29th Governor of New Mexico 1995-2003; 2016 Libertarian Presidential candidate
George E. Johnson
-- b.6/12/1927Businessperson, EntrepreneurMisc: the founder of Johnson Products Company
Howard B. Johnson
-- b.2/2/1897 d.6/20/1972 (75)BusinesspersonMisc: founded restaraunt chain
Robert Wood Johnson III
-- b.9/9/1920 d.12/22/1970 (50)Businessperson, PhilanthropistNames/Places: a grandson of Robert Wood Johnson (Johnson and Johnson)
-- b.5/1/1830 d.11/30/1930 (100)Labor LeaderNames/Places: RN:Mary HarrisMisc: b. May 3?
J. Erik Jonsson
-- b.9/6/1901 d.8/31/1995 (93)BusinesspersonMisc: instrument manufacturer under whose management Texas Instruments Inc. became one of the leading electronics companies. He was also mayor of Dallas, Texas (1964-71).
James Edward Jouett
-- b.2/7/1826 d.9/30/1902 (76)Military Leader, ManufacturerMisc: said "Damn The Torpedoes, Full Speed Ahead!"
-- b.4/19/1836 d.4/25/1919 (83)MerchantMisc: arts patron
-- b.4/19/1940Businessperson, FrenchMisc: Wikipedia gives b. April 19 and April 29. Which is it?
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