Kate Markgraf (née Kathryn Michele Sobrero, born August 23, 1976), is an American soccer defender and member of the U.S. women's national team. Markgraf, who is five feet, nine inches (1.75 m) tall, is a native of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, where she attended Detroit Country Day School. At Detroit Country, she helped to guide the soccer team to the state title in 1991, scoring 16 goals and having 26 assists. She was also a volleyball player, making the All-League team three times.
George Wilcken Romney (July 8, 1907 – July 26, 1995) was an American businessman and Republican Party politician. He was chairman of American Motors Corporation from 1954 to 1962, the 43rd Governor of Michigan from 1963 to 1969, and the United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development from 1969 to 1973. He is the father of former Governor of Massachusetts Mitt Romney and the husband of former Michigan U.S. Senate candidate Lenore Romney.
Willard Mitt Romney (born March 12, 1947) is an American businessman, Republican Party politician, and the 70th Governor of Massachusetts from 2003 to 2007. He is the son of American Motors chairman, three-term Michigan Governor, 1968 presidential candidate, and U.S. Cabinet Secretary George W. Romney, and 1970 Michigan U.S. Senatorial candidate Lenore Romney. Romney was raised in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan and served as a Mormon missionary in France.
Carolyn Ann Franklin (May 13, 1943 – April 25, 1988) was an American Gospel and Rhythm & Blues singer and songwriter. Carolyn was born on May 13, 1943 in Memphis, Tennessee. She was the youngest sibling of legendary Queen Of Soul Aretha Franklin, and the daughter of Rev. C. L. Franklin, the famous Detroit preacher, and Barbara Siggers Franklin, a pianist and gifted Gospel vocalist. Carolyn and her family moved to Detroit, Michigan while Carolyn was still a baby.
Roger S. Penske (born February 20, 1937) is the owner of the automobile racing team Penske Racing, the Penske Corporation, and other automotive related businesses. A winning racer in the late 1950s, Penske was named 1961's Sports Car Club of America Driver of the Year by Sports Illustrated. Retiring from driving a few years later he created one of the most successful teams in IndyCar Series and NASCAR racing.
William Morse "Bill" Davidson, J. D. (December 5, 1922 – March 13, 2009) was an American billionaire and President, Chairman and CEO of Guardian Industries, one of the world's largest manufacturers of architectural and automotive glass. He was also owner of several North American professional sports teams and a member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
Charles Nathanial Agree (April 18, 1897 – March 10, 1982) was an architect who held his practice in Detroit, Michigan. Agree moved to Detroit in 1909 at the age of 12. He began his firm, Charles N. Agree Inc. , in 1917, after he graduated from the Detroit Y.M.C. A Technical School. His first major commission came in 1921 to build the Whittier Hotel near the bank of the Detroit River. He later went on to design many office buildings, theaters, and ballrooms.
Robert Warren "Bob" Woodruff (born August 18, 1961, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan) is an American television journalist. His career in journalism dates back to 1989, but is best-known for succeeding Peter Jennings as co-anchor of ABC News' weekday news broadcast, World News Tonight in January 2006. Later the same month he was critically wounded by a roadside bomb in Iraq.
Adolph Alfred Taubman (born 1924) is an American real estate developer and philanthropist from Michigan. He pioneered the modern shopping mall concept and was described by CBS News as a "legend in retailing" who became wealthy developing upscale shopping malls. He built shopping mall developer Taubman Centers into a retailing powerhouse. He wrote Threshold Resistance: The Extraordinary Career of a Luxury Retailing Pioneer in 2007.
Terry Rakolta (born September 18, 1944) is a homemaker and activist who led a boycott against the Fox Broadcasting Company sitcom Married... with Children. Born Terry Lynn Stern, she is the sister of Ronna Romney, daughter-in-law of former Michigan governor George Romney. Rakolta's husband John Rakolta Jr. was a National Chairman for the 2008 presidential campaign of Mitt Romney, the former Massachusetts governor and presidential candidate.
Jamie Silverstein (b. December 23, 1983, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is an American icedancer. Her most recent partner was Ryan O'Meara, with whom she is the 2006 U.S. bronze medalist and competed at the 2006 Winter Olympics. Silverstein grew up in Mt. Lebanon, Pennsylvania, near Pittsburgh. Prior to skating with O'Meara, Silverstein competed with Justin Pekarek, with whom she won the 1999 World Junior title, and briefly skated with Brandon Forsyth after the partnership with Pekarek ended.
Jessica Joseph (b. March 31, 1982, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan) was an American figure skater. She won the silver medal in ice dance at the 1998 U.S. Figure Skating Championships with Charles Butler and competed in that year's Winter Olympics. After that partnership ended, she skated with Brandon Forsyth and won a bronze medal at the 2001 Nationals. In 2002, the pair split, and Joseph left competitive skating.
Lenore LaFount Romney (November 9, 1908 – July 7, 1998) was a former First Lady of Michigan and a Michigan politician. Romney was born in Logan, Utah to Harold Arundel LaFount (1880-1952) and Alma Luella Robison (1882-1938). She was the wife of former Michigan Governor George W. Romney, having married him on July 2, 1931 in Salt Lake City, Utah, and the mother of Mitt Romney, who was elected Governor of Massachusetts in 2002. She had three other children: Lynn, Jane, and G. Scott Romney.
Christopher Edward "Chris" Hansen (born March 26, 1959) is a United States television infotainment personality. He is well-known for his work on the Dateline NBC television segment To Catch a Predator. These investigations revolved around catching potential Internet sex predators using a sting operation. He was born in Lansing, Michigan.
Tatum Reed is an American pornographic actor and adult movie producer. She has created an internet presence that meshes her adult film career with conservative blogging, fashion and lifestyle reviews, etc.
Charlie White (born October 24, 1987) is an American ice dancer. With partner Meryl Davis, he is the 2010 Olympic silver medalist, the 2009 & 2010 U.S. national champion, the 2009 Four Continents champion, the 2009 Grand Prix Final champion and the 2008 Grand Prix Final bronze medalist. Davis and White teamed up in 1997 and they are currently the longest lasting dance team in the United States.
Dey Young (born July 28, 1955) is an American actress. Among her credits is the part of Kate Rambeau in Rock 'n' Roll High School, a character she re-visited in the 1994 film Shake, Rattle and Rock!. She has also done several guest turns on Star Trek, including Hannah Bates on the ' episode "The Masterpiece Society", Arissa on ', and Keyla on the ' episode "Two Days and Two Nights". Her science fiction credits also extend to playing a waitress in the Mel Brooks comedy Spaceballs.