Archive for the In Memoriam Category

KATHY OSTERMAN

FRIEND OF THE COMMUNITY |  Inducted 1993 [Posthumous] As a “Friend of the Community”, 48th Ward alderman, city special events […]

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ROBERT T. FORD

INDIVIDUAL | Inducted 1993 [Now Deceased] Born and reared in Chicago, where lived all of his life, Robert T. Ford […]

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JERROLD COHEN

INDIVIDUAL | Inducted 1993 [Posthumous] He was involved in forming more than a dozen community groups including University of Chicago […]

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E. KITCH CHILDS

INDIVIDUAL | Inducted 1993 [Posthumous] Born April 11, 1937 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Dr. E. Kitch Childs was believed to be […]

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ROBERT SLOANE BASKER

INDIVIDUAL | Inducted 1993 [Now Deceased] In addition to founding Mattachine Midwest in 1965, Robert Sloan Basker began Chicago’s first […]

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VALERIE TAYLOR

INDIVIDUAL | Inducted 1992 [Now Deceased] Born in 1913, Valerie Taylor is a nationally known author of lesbian-themed novels and […]

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DANIEL SOTOMAYOR

INDIVIDUAL | Inducted 1992 [Posthumous] Daniel Sotomayor was born on August 30, 1958. He grew up in the Humbolt Park […]

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MARY D. POWERS

FRIEND OF THE COMMUNITY | Inducted 1992 [Now Deceased] A consistent advocate for gay and lesbian rights both in civil society […]

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DOM “ETIENNE” OREJUDOS

INDIVIDUAL | Inducted 1992 [Posthumous] Dom Orejudos is widely recognized for his contribution to the arts, entertainment and the early […]

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SCOTT MCPHERSON

INDIVIDUAL | Inducted 1992 [Now Deceased] One of the first openly gay, HIV-positive American artists, a renowned playwright and accomplished […]

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