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Illinois Famous

M

  • Robert A. Millikan physicist, nobel laureate
  • Sherrill Milnes baritone
  • Harriet Monroe editor
  • Stanford Moore chemist, nobel laureate
  • Martin Mull actor, comedian
  • Bill Murray actor
N - P
  • Ajay Naidu actor
  • Charles W. Nash automobile entrepreneur
  • John Neihardt poet
  • Bob Newhart actor
  • Anastacia Lyn Newkirk singer, songwriter
  • Arthur C. Nielsen founder nielsen ratings
  • Frank Norris author
  • Donald O'Connor actor
  • Chris O'Donnell actor
  • Max Palevsky computer technology pioneer
  • William S. Paley broadcast executive
  • Joseph M. Patterson journalist, publisher
  • Adam Pearce wrestler
  • Drew Pearson journalist
  • William Petersen actor
  • Charles William "C. W." Post breakfast cereal manufacturer
  • Richard Pryor comedian, actor
  • Kirby Puckett baseball player
Q - R
  • John F. Queeny founder monsanto chemical co.
  • Ryan Raddon (Kaskade) music producer
  • Henry T. Rainey politician
  • Harold Ramis actor
  • Lou Rawls singer
  • Ronald Reagan u.s. president
  • John C. Reilly actor
  • Rick Reuschel baseball player
  • Denise Richards actress
  • Sally Richardson actress
  • Minnie Riperton singer, songwriter
  • Jason Robards, Jr. actor
  • Julius Rosenwald clothier, manufacturer, part-ower sears, roebuck and co.
  • Daniel Rostenkowski politician
  • Donald Rumsfeld u.s. secretary of defense
S
  • Pat Sajak television host
  • Carl Sandburg poet
  • Lewis Hastings Sarett inventor
  • Paul Turner Sargent artist
  • Fred Savage actor
  • John Robert Schrieffer physicist, nobel laureate
  • Edward Willis "E. W." Scripps founder e.w. scripps co.
  • Fulton J. Sheen archbishop, spokesman catholic church
  • Sam Shepard playwright
  • William L. Shirer journalist, historian
  • Nicholas "Nick" Shuk thoroughbred horse jockey
  • Thomas Siebel founder siebel systems
  • Sheldon "Shel" Silverstein author, poet
  • Gary Sinise actor
  • Grace Slick singer, songwriter
  • Albert Spalding baseball player, co-founder a.g. spalding sporting goods
  • Edward Stettinius, Jr. former u.s. secretary of state
  • John Paul Stevens jurist
  • McLean Stevenson actor
  • David Ogden Stiers actor
  • James Stockdale u.s. navy vice admiral
  • Melville Elijah Stone, Jr. newspaper publisher
  • Michael Stoyanov actor
  • Henry "Hank" Stram football coach
  • Preston Sturges screenwriter, director
  • Styx music group
  • Gloria Swanson actress
T
  • Mr. T actor
  • Elvin "El" Tappe baseball player, coach
  • Cherlynne "Lynne" Thigpen actress
  • James "Jim" Thome baseball player
  • Paul Tibbets air force brigadier general, pilot enola gay
  • Charles Tillman football player
  • Clyde Tombaugh astronomer
  • Mel Torme singer, musician
  • Jane Trahey author, playwright
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  • Carl Van Doren author, pulitzer prize winner
  • Dick Van Dyke actor (born in MO)
  • Jerry Van Dyke actor
  • Melvin Van Peebles screenwriter, playwright
  • Eddie Vedder singer, musician
W - Z
  • Dwyane Wade basketball player
  • Charles R. Walgreen pharmacist, founder walgreens drugstores
  • Norman Eugene "Clint" Walker actor
  • Irving Wallace author
  • Alfred Wallenstein cellist, conductor
  • Harold Washington politician
  • James D. Watson molecular biologist, co-discovered dna, nobel laureate
  • Donald "D.A." Weibring golfer
  • Michael T. Weiss actor
  • Raquel Welch actress
  • George Wendt actor
  • Pat Wentz musician, singer
  • Maurice White singer, songwriter
  • Robin Williams actor
  • Philip K. Wrigley chewing gum manufacturer
  • Richard Yates politician
  • Robert Young actor
  • Billy Zane actor
  • Florenz Ziegfeld theatrical producer

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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
This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.