David Alan Stockman (born November 10, 1946) is a former U.S. politician and businessman, serving as a Republican U.S. Representative from the state of Michigan (1977–1981) and as the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (1981–1985).
Caryl Whittier Chessman (May 27, 1921 – May 2, 1960) was a convicted robber and rapist who gained fame as a Death Row inmate in California. Chessman's case attracted worldwide attention, and as a result he became a cause célèbre for the movement to ban capital punishment.
Nicolette Louisa Palikat (born November 1, 1985), better known by her stage name, "Nikki", is a Malaysian singer from Tambunan, Sabah, and a finalist in the first season of Malaysian Idol. She is known for her vocal belting and her ability to sing in the whistle register.
Karen McDougal (born March 23, 1971) is an American model and actress. She is known for her appearances in Playboy magazine as Playmate of the Month for December 1997 and Playmate of the Year of 1998. In 2001, the readers of Playboy voted McDougal "No. 2 Sexiest Playmate of the 1990s. " McDougal taught pre-kindergarten before winning a swimwear competition and beginning her career as a glamour, promotional, and swimsuit model.
Kim Clark (born April 6, 1959) is creative professional active in film, television, and live performance. He is a businessman and community leader who has lived with his partner David Fink in Three Oaks, Michigan for the last 15 years. Their lives were profiled in a New York Times Article entitled "Our town for the Creative Set. " Clark is an ordained minister. He is also an Eagle Scout. ]
Madeline La Framboise (1780-1846), of mixed French and Native American descent, was one of the most successful fur traders in the Northwest Territory. Fur trading was one of the most difficult and dangerous occupations of the time according to historical accounts. She conducted business in the territory that later became the state of Michigan. Due to her success, she was one of the most prominent early businesswomen of Michigan.
Louis Upton (1886-1954) and Frederick Upton (1890-1986) were co-founders of the Whirlpool Corporation, maker of household appliances. They lived in St. Joseph, Michigan, and established the company's headquarters there. Frederick and Louis founded the Upton Machine Company in 1911. The firm's first products were wringer washing machines powered by primitive electric motors.
Robert Eugene Webber (November 27, 1933 – April 27, 2007) was an American theologian known for his work on worship and the early church. He played a key role in the Convergence Movement, a move among evangelical and charismatic churches in the United States to blend charismatic worship with liturgies from the Book of Common Prayer and other liturgical sources.
Antoine LeClaire was the principal founder of Davenport, Iowa. LeClaire was born on December 15, 1797 in St. Joseph, Michigan. His father was a French Canadian and his mother was a Native American Pottawatomie. Antoine LeClaire was at the Black Hawk War treaty signing in 1832. The United States purchased the Sac and Fox territories West of the Mississippi. During the proceedings, the Sac chief Keokuk, donated land to Antoine’s wife, Marguerite LaPage.