Notable Washington People
“One reason a dog can be such a comfort when you're feeling blue is that he
doesn't try to find out why.”
"As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others. "
~Bill Gates born October 28, 1955
December 12, 1923-
~Born in Darrington, WA~
#SpayandNeuter Your Pets"
Navy Fighter Pilot
Official member Sioux tribe
Listen to Judy Collins sing
Collins born May 1, 1939
Ck out new tour with Steven Stills!
"When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace."
November 27, 1942, Seattle, WA
Sept 18, 1970, London, UK
Adam West "Batman"
Born: September 19, 1928
Walla Walla, WA
List of Washington state symbols.
Click goldfinch--WA state bird.
Pearl Jam is an American rock band, formed in Seattle, Washington, in 1990. Listen to "Better Man"
"Hunting is not a sport. In a sport, both sides should know they're in the game."
"The most powerful force ever known on this planet is human cooperation - a force for construction and destruction. "
"The bones of the story of 'War Horse' is a love story. That's what makes it universal."
"A kitten is in the animal world what a rosebud is in the garden."
“Think occasionally of the suffering of which you spare yourself the sight.”
― Albert Schweitzer
"Global warming isn't a prediction.
It is happening."
professor directing the Program on Climate Science, Awareness and Solutions of the Earth Institute at Columbia University.
Zev Siegl (left) co- founder Starbucks.
Zev Siegl is an American entrepreneur. In 1971 he, and teacher Jerry Baldwin, and writer Gordon Bowker established Starbucks Coffee Company and opened the original store, in the Pike Place Market, in Seattle in Washington!
Born May 3, 1903, Tacoma, WA
Died Oct 14, 1977, Alcobendas, Spain
Kurt Donald Cobain was an American musician who was best known as the lead singer, guitarist, and primary songwriter of the rock band Nirvana.
Born: February 20, 1967, Aberdeen, WA
Died: April 5, 1994, Seattle, WA
Today, there are 29 federally recognized tribes in Washington State.
The State Flag of Washington was adopted August 25, 1923.
Week for the Animals
August 18-26, 2018!
Born: January 31, 1921 Seattle, WA
Sally Jewell (center) born 1956 Resides in Renton, WA
51st U.S. Secretary of Interior
(born February 21, 1956) is a British-American politician and businessperson who served as the 51st United States Secretary of the Interior in the administration of President Barack Obama. She was the second woman to hold the position.
Education University of Washington.
Richard "Rick" Steves is an American travel writer, author, activist and television personality. He is perhaps most-known as the host of the PBS travel documentary series Rick Steves' Europe.
Born: May 10, 1955 Residence Edmonds, Washington
Kenneth "Kenny" Loggins
BornJanuary 7, 1948
born Abdullah Jaffa Bey Khan
Born: December 24, 1930
Died:March 25, 1988 NYC
American dancer, teacher, producer, choreographer, and co-founder of the Joffrey Ballet,
Go Veg.--- A vegetarian diet is best for you and the animals and the planet!
Ray Charles ...Brilliant musical figure who through his singing and piano playing helped invent soul and R&B music. Ray Charles was born in Georgia and moved to Florida as a child. First published in Seattle, Washington
At the age of 5 he began losing his sight gradually, and by age 7 is completely blind. Moved to Florida, where he studied at St. Augustine deaf and blind,and where he first learned to play the piano. He then moved to Seattle, where he began to be published as a musician.