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, lived in Schenectady while working for GE in the early 1950s.
Charles Proteus Steinmetz
, the most famous electrical engineer of his era.
Samuel S. Stratton
, who served as Congressman for 30 years after his tenure as mayor.
, (1806-1883), noted astronomer, mathematician, and educator
, (1802-1889), born in Schenectady, noted railroad engineer and inventor
Paul "Legs" DiCocco, the capital district's link to
was a well liked, prominent business owner. He owned a luncheonette with his brother Duilio that was renowned for its
. Paul died in 1989 after a
. His son, Paul Jr., now is a driver for actor
and has acted in a few films himself.
was born and raised in Schenectady; the Schenectady High school of fine arts is named after him.
, the First Lady of Drag Racing was born and raised in Schenectady.
was born and raised in Schenectady. The Schenectady High School athletics wing is named after him after he donated a substantial amount of money for its creation.
Sir Charles Mackerras
, the famous British conductor, was born in Schenectady while his father was taking an electrical-engineering course. See
was born in Schenectady
Ann B. Davis
The Brady Bunch
) was born in Schenectady
Patrick Thompson, Writer/Musician, lived in Schenectady.
George H. Wells
), though Northern-born was a
Confederate States of America
officer, attorney and member of the
Louisiana State Senate
Deborah Van Valkenburgh
, female co-star in the cult classic movie The Warriors was born in Schenectady
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