Illinois

Illinois Famous Natives

A - D

  • James Cronin physicist, nobel laureate
  • Henry Crown industrialist, philanthropist
  • John Cusack actor
  • Richard J. Daley politician
  • Richard M. Daley politician
  • Henry Darger author, artist
  • Justin W. Dart, Jr. activist for disabled
  • Miles Davis musician, bandleader, composer
  • Bruce Dern actor
  • Alfred B. Dick founder a.b. dick company
  • Everett McKinley Dirksen politician
  • Walt Disney co-founder walt disney company
  • Edward Adelbert Doisy biochemist, nobel laureate
  • John Dos Passos author
  • Bruce Douglas basketball player
  • Richard Driehaus fund manager, philanthropist
  • Michael Clarke Duncan actor
  • Finley Peter Dunne author, humorist
F
  • Dennis Farina actor
  • James T. Farrell author
  • George Ferris inventor ferris wheel
  • Harrison Ford actor
  • Robert "Bob" Fosse choreographer, director
  • Dennis Franz actor
  • Betty Friedan feminist, activist, author
  • Joseph I. Friedman physicist, nobel laureate
G
  • Donald Gallaher actor
  • Jeff Garlin actor
  • Jennie Garth actress
  • Jami Gertz actress
  • Arthur Goldberg jurist, u.s. secretary of labor
  • Benny Goodman musician, bandleader
  • Andrew Greeley priest, sociologist, journalist, author
  • Kathy Griffin comedian
  • John Gunther journalist, author
H
  • George Halas football player, coach
  • George E. Hale solar astronomer
  • Dorothy Hamill skater, olympic medalist
  • Daryl Hannah actress
  • John Marshall Harlan II jurist
  • Carter Henry Harrison, Jr. politician
  • Dennis Hastert politician
  • Donny Hathaway musician
  • Bob Havens musician
  • Sean Hayes actor
  • Hugh Hefner publisher
  • Ernest Hemingway author, journalist
  • Marilu Henner actress
  • Charlton Heston actor
  • James Butler "Wild Bill" Hickok gunfighter, scout
  • Tad Hilgenbrink actor
  • William Holden actor
  • Robert W. Holley biochemist, nobel laureate
  • Henry Horner politician
  • Jennifer Hudson actress
  • Rock Hudson actor
  • Wayne Huizenga sports teams owner
  • Bonnie Hunt actress
  • Henry Hyde politician

I - K

  • Burl Ives actor, singer
  • Henry Johnson musician
  • James Jones author
  • Quincy Jones composer
  • Robert "R" Kelly singer, songwriter
  • Caren Kemner olympic medalist, volleyball player
  • Walter Kerr critic, lyricist, director
  • Chaka Khan singer
  • Henry Kolker actor, director
  • Harvey Korman actor
  • Raymond A. Kroc restaurateur
  • Gene Krupa musician
L
  • Julia Lathrop social reformer
  • Barbara Lehman author, illustrator
  • Ramsey Lewis composer, pianist
  • Abraham Lincoln u.s. president (born in KY)
  • Robert Todd Lincoln poltician
  • Nicholas Vachel Lindsay poet
  • Robert Livingston actor
  • John Alexander Logan general union army, politician
M
  • Bernie Mac actor
  • Archibald MacLeish poet, pulitzer prize winner
  • Michael Madsen actor
  • Virginia Madsen actress
  • Karl Malden actor
  • John Malkovich actor
  • David Mamet playwright, author
  • James Robert Mann politician
  • Joe Mantegna actor
  • Harry Markowitz economist, nobel laureate
  • Homer Z. Martin inventor
  • Marlee Matlin actress
  • Frederick Louis Maytag founder maytag company
  • Stanley Mazor inventor
  • Jenny McCarthy actress
  • Mark McCormack founder international management group (img)
  • Robert R. McCormick owner chicago tribune
  • Donovan McNabb football player
  • George J. Mecherle founder state farm insurance co.
  • Laurie Metcalf actress
  • Robert H. Michel politician

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Illinois Cities, Counties & Area Codes

City County Area Code
Quincy Adams 217
Cairo Alexander 618
Greenville Bond 618
Belvidere Boone 815
Mount Sterling Brown 217
Princeton Bureau 815
Hardin Calhoun 618
Savanna Carroll 815
Beardstown Cass 217
Champaign Champaign 217
Taylorville Christian 217
Marshall Clark 217
Flora Clay 618
Carlyle Clinton 618
Charleston Coles 217
Chicago Cook 847 , 312
Robinson Crawford 618
Neoga Cumberland 217
DeKalb DeKalb 815
Clinton Dewitt 217
Tuscola Douglas 217
Naperville DuPage 630
Paris Edgar 217
Albion Edwards 618
Effingham Effingham 217
Vandalia Fayette 618
Paxton Ford 217
West Frankfort Franklin 618
Canton Fulton 309
Shawneetown Gallatin 618
Carrollton Greene 217
Morris Grundy 815
McLeansboro Hamilton 618
Carthage Hancock 217
Elizabethtown Hardin 618
Oquawka Henderson 309
Kewanee Henry 309
Watseka Iroquois 815
Carbondale Jackson 618
Newton Jasper 618
Mount Vernon Jefferson 618
Jerseyville Jersey 618
Galena Jo Daviess 815
Vienna Johnson 618
Elgin Kane 847
Aurora Kane 630
Kankakee Kankakee 815
Oswego Kendall 630
Galesburg Knox 309
Ottawa La Salle 815
Waukegan Lake 847
Lawrenceville Lawrence 618
Dixon Lee 815
Pontiac Livingston 815
Lincoln Logan 217
Decatur Macon 217
Carlinville Macoupin 217
Granite City Madison 618
Centralia Marion 618
Henry Marshall 309
Havana Mason 309
Metropolis Massac 618
Macomb McDonough 309
Crystal Lake McHenry 815
Bloomington McLean 309
Petersburg Menard 217
Aledo Mercer 309
Waterloo Monroe 618
Litchfield Montgomery 217
Jacksonville Morgan 217
Sullivan Moultrie 217
Rochelle Ogle 815
Peoria Peoria 309
Du Quoin Perry 618
Monticello Piatt 217
Pittsfield Pike 217
Golconda Pope 618
Mounds Pulaski 618
Granville Putnam 815
Chester Randolph 618
Olney Richland 618
Moline Rock Island 309
Belleville Saint Clair 618
Harrisburg Saline 618
Springfield Sangamon 217
Rushville Schuyler 217
Winchester Scott 217
Shelbyville Shelby 217
Wyoming Stark 309
Freeport Stephenson 815
Pekin Tazewell 309
Anna Union 618
Danville Vermilion 217
Mount Carmel Wabash 618
Monmouth Warren 309
Nashville Washington 618
Fairfield Wayne 618
Carmi White 618
Sterling Whiteside 815
Joliet Will 708
Marion Williamson 618
Rockford Winnebago 815
Metamora Woodford 309