Westfield (New Jersey)
Pour les articles homonymes, voir Westfield.
Centre-ville de Westfield.
|Type de localité||Town|
|Indicatif(s) téléphonique(s) local (locaux)||908|
|Population||30 316 hab. (2010)|
|Densité||1 736 hab./km2|
|Coordonnées||40° 39′ 06″ nord, 74° 20′ 38″ ouest|
|Superficie||1 746,3 ha = 17,463 km2|
|· dont terre||17,401 km2 (99,64 %)|
|· dont eau||0,06 km2 (0,36 %)|
|Fuseau horaire||EST (UTC-5)|
Carte du comté d'Union.
Histoire[modifier | modifier le code]
L'ancien village est maintenant le quartier du centre-ville, le village est fondé en 1720. Le canton est créé le 27 janvier 1794, dans le comté d'Essex. Westfield est considéré comme ville le 4 mars 1903.
Personnalités[modifier | modifier le code]
- John List
- Charles Addams (1912–1988) 
- Virginia Apgar (1909–1974) 
- Billy Ard entraîneur des New York Giants et des Green Bay Packers 
- Bryan Beller (1971), guitariste
- Brock Brower (1931–2014), écrivain
- Dave Brown (1970), NFL quarterback
- Steve Brozak (1961)
- Robert N. Buck (1914–2007), aviateur.
- Alan Bunce (1900–1965), acteur
- Gil Chapman (1953), running à l'Université de Michigan and New Orleans Saints.
- Steve Cheek (1977), NFL 2001–2005 (San Francisco 49ers, Kansas City Chiefs, Carolina Panthers).
- Chris Christie (1962), Gouverneur du New Jersey.
- Nicholas Delpopolo (1989), judo
- Alexander Wilson Drake (1843–1916), artiste
- Sara Driver (1955), cinéaste
- Michael DuHaime (1974), politique,.
- Geoff Edwards (1931–2014), acteur.
- Michael Fennelly (1949), guitariste
- Dan Graham (1942), artiste.
- Robert Greifeld, CEO du NASDAQ,.
- Chuck Hardwick, politicien 
- Langston Hughes (1902–1967), poète, .
- Clark Hulings (1922–2011), artiste.
- Zora Neale Hurston (1891–1960), folkloristw,.
- Robert Kaplow (1954), écrivain
- Thomas Kean Jr. (1968), sénateur ,
- Martin Kunert, cinéaste 
- Christian J. Lambertsen (1917–2011), cinéaste 
- Marilyn Lange (1952), Playboy Playmate 
- Richard Leigh (1943–2007), écrivain
- Margaret Carver Leighton (1896–1987), auteur.
- Ira Lewis (1932–2015), actrice 
- Andrew McCarthy (born 1962), acteur
- Patrick Morrisey (born 1967)
- Bill Palatucci, (born 1958), politique
- Randolph Perkins (1871–1936), politique
- Paul Robeson (1898–1976), acteur
- Bret Schundler (1959), politique
- Coleen Sexton (1979), actrice
- Matthew Sklar (1973),
- Dan Soucek (1969), sénateur
- Malinda Williams (1975), actrice.
- Dan Yemin, guitariste.
Notes[modifier | modifier le code]
- Maslin, Janet. "In Search of the Dark Muse of a Master of the Macabre: Book Review of Charles Addams: A Cartoonist's Life", The New York Times, October 26, 2006. Accessed March 7, 2008.
- Dr. Virginia Apgar's test for babies, accessed November 30, 2006. Accessed May 24, 2013. "Dr. Virginia Apgar, a Westfield, NJ native, developed the now famous test that measures the infant's physical condition minutes after birth. Her efforts led at least one health official to credit her with doing more to improve the health of mothers, babies and the unborn than perhaps anyone this century."
- Litsky, Frank. "SPORTS WORLD SPECIALS: FOOTBALL; Happy Packer", The New York Times, March 12, 1990. Accessed April 23, 2012. "From 1981 through 1988, Ard was a starting guard for the Giants. He was a New Jerseyan through and through. He was raised in Watchung, he lives in Westfield and in the off season he is a stockbroker in Westfield."
- Fox, Margalit. "Robert N. Buck Dies at 93; Was Record-Setting Aviator", The New York Times, May 20, 2007. Accessed June 17, 2007. "Robert Nietzel Buck was born on Jan. 29, 1914, in Elizabethport, N.J., and reared in Westfield, N.J."
- 2008 Hall of Fame Inductees: Gil Chapman, Elizabeth, New Jersey. Accessed January 6, 2011.
- Chiefs Sign P Steve Cheek, Kansas City Chiefs press release dated October 13, 2004. Accessed March 6, 2008.
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- Staff. "Profile: Michael DuHaime", The Record (Bergen County), September 3, 2014. Accessed October 26, 2015. "Hometown: Westfield"
- Staff. "Geoff Edwards: He knows all the ropes of hosting", Beaver County Times, March 19, 1977. Accessed January 6, 2011.
- Dan Graham Biography, MetroArtWork. Accessed March 14, 2014. "He was born in Urbana, Illinois, but moved to Winfield Park, New Jersey at age 3, and then to Westfield, NJ at age 13."
- Staff. "NASDAQ CEO: Robert Greifeld", China Radio International, December 15, 2005. Accessed March 5, 2011. "Greifeld is a resident of Westfield, New Jersey where he resides with his wife and three children."
- Ali, Sam. " Market manGreifield quickly makes big changes at the NASDAQ", The Star-Ledger, June 27, 2004. Accessed October 26, 2015. "Yet, in his backyard in Westfield, Greifeld has built a makeshift bog that is home to 10 turtles and a tortoise."
- Hardwick, Chuck. "NEW JERSEY OPINION; THE DANGERS OF DIVESTITURE", The New York Times, June 23, 1985. Accessed October 26, 2015. "Chuck Hardwick of Westfield represents the 21st District (part of Union County) in the State Assembly, of which he is the Republican leader."
- Mule Bone: Langston Hughes and Zora Neale Hurston's Dream Deferred of an African-American Theatre of the Black Word., African American Review, March 22, 2001. Accessed March 7, 2008. "In February 1930, Hurston headed north, settling in Westfield, New Jersey. Godmother Mason (Mrs. Rufus Osgood Mason, their white protector) had selected Westfield, safely removed from the distractions of New York City, as a suitable place for both Hurston and Hughes to work."
- Staff. "AUTHOR TO LEAVE JAPAN.; J.L. Hughes Will Depart After Questioning as to Communism.", The New York Times, July 25, 1933. Accessed March 5, 2011
- Sharpe, Tom. "Santa Fe artist Clark Hulings dies at 88", The Santa Fe New Mexican, February 5, 2011. Accessed March 5, 2011. "In 1928, the family settled in Westfield, N.J., where Hulings' skills as a painter were first recognized."
- Horner, Shirley. "About Books", The New York Times, February 16, 1986. Accessed March 3, 2012. "Dr. Lewis said that his research 'points out that, thanks to Mrs. Mason's generosity, Hughes lived in the early 30's in a one-family house in Westfield, where his neighbor was another of Harlem's luminaries, Zora Neale Hurston.'"
- Chen, David W. "For Menendez and Kean, a Fierce First Debate", The New York Times, June 26, 2006. Accessed March 7, 2008. "Then, a few minutes later, the most dramatic exchange occurred when Mr. Kean sought to contrast his own background and record in Westfield, a wealthy suburb, with Mr. Menendez's in Hudson County."
- Kean prepares to launch '06 U.S. Senate bid, PoliticsNJ.com, March 9, 2005.
- Biography, Martin Kunert.
- Hevesi, Dennis. "Christian Lambertsen, Inventor of Scuba Precursor, Dies at 93", The New York Times, February 25, 2011. Accessed March 5, 2011. "Christian James Lambertsen was born in Westfield, N.J., on May 17, 1917, one of four children of Chris and Ellen Lambertsen."
- Marilyn Lange, Playboy. Accessed November 18, 2007.
- Guide to the Margaret Carver Leighton Papers, Washington State University. Accessed November 21, 2007.
- Slotnik, Daniel E. "Ira Lewis, Actor and Playwright, Dies at 82", The New York Times, April 16, 2015. Accessed May 18, 2015. "Mr. Lewis, who lived in Westfield, N.J., is survived by two brothers, Marvin and Seymour."
- Paglia, Bernice. "Actress helps out Plainfield students", Courier News (New Jersey), June 6, 2002. Accessed January 9, 2015. ""Her family moved to Westfield when she was about 12 she said and she graduated from Westfield High School."
- Lustig, Jay. "A Lifetime later; How one scruffy N.J. hardcore band influenced a generation of musicians that followed.", The Star-Ledger, February 4, 2007.