Richard B. Wirthlin

Richard B. Wirthlin

Richard B. Wirthlin economist He is best known as President Reagan’s strategist and pollster.  At the White House, he was a close and trusted advisor to President Reagan.  He directed all of the President’s opinion surveys, analyzed trends and regularly...
Roger Porter

Roger Porter

Roger Porter economist He served for more than a decade in senior economic policy positions in the White House, most recently as Assistant to the President for Economic and Domestic Policy from 1989-1993.  He served as Director of the White House Office of Policy...
Kim Peek

Kim Peek

Kim Peek mega-savant 1951-2009 Kim Peek,  inspired the 1988 movie “Rain Man,” Peek, Died when he was 58, He was  likely the world’s most famous savant, enduring mental handicaps while at the same time possessing extraordinary gifts of memory and...
Sandy Petersen

Sandy Petersen

Sandy Petersen computer game designer He is a member of the Gaming Hall of Fame (1990), and was involved  in the production of such award winning game titles as Civilization,Doom, Doom 2, Quake, Rise of Rome, Age of Kings, The Conquerors, Age of Empires 3, and The War...
Drew Major

Drew Major

Drew Major computer software engineer He helped develop the original NetWare, and has played an integral role in designing and developing every release of the Network Operating System which seems to be everywhere. In 2000, Drew was inducted into the Computer Hall of...
Tom Hales

Tom Hales

Tom Hales mathematician He is a professor of mathematics at the University of Michigan who proved a long standing conjecture about the optimal stacking method of spheres. Source: Famous LDS Scientists After receiving his PhD from Princeton in 1986, Tom Hales took up a...
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