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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

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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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