Archive for the In Memoriam Category

GREGORY R. DELL

FRIEND OF THE COMMUNITY | Inducted 2008 (now deceased) The Rev. Gregory R. Dell, The Rev. Gregory R. Dell, was the […]

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JANE ADDAMS

INDIVIDUAL | Inducted 2008 [Posthumous] Jane Addams (1860–1935) is a Chicago icon. Her accomplishments in founding one of the nation’s […]

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HAROLD WASHINGTON

FRIEND OF THE COMMUNITY | Inducted 2007 [Posthumous] Harold Washington (1922–1987), as mayor of Chicago, promoted and facilitated LGBT political participation […]

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JEFFREY E. MCCOURT

INDIVIDUAL | Inducted 2007 [Posthumous] Publisher, businessperson, theater producer, and activist Jeffrey E. McCourt (1955–2007) made significant contributions to Chicago […]

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MARTIN GAPSHIS

INDIVIDUAL | Inducted 2007 [Now Deceased] Martin Gapshis, a Chicago native, served both the city and its LGBT community throughout […]

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JOE LA PAT & DICK UYVARI

INDIVIDUAL | Inducted 2006 [Now Deceased] Their life partnership flourished for 39 years and five weeks, as did their ongoing […]

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LAIRD PETERSEN

INDIVIDUAL | Inducted 2006 [Now Deceased] A Chicago native, Laird Petersen contributed years of service to Chicago’s LGBT community and […]

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MARGARET ANDERSON & JANE HEAP

INDIVIDUALS | Inducted 2006 [Posthumous] Margaret Anderson (photo)(1886-1973) and Jane Heap (1883-1964), partners and free-thinking literary figures, for founding, editing, […]

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LAWRENCE E. SLOAN

INDIVIDUAL | Inducted 2005 [Posthumous] Larry Sloan fell in love with Chicago as a student at Northwestern University and never […]

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C. MICHAEL SAVAGE

INDIVIDUAL | Inducted 2005 [Posthumous] The life work of Mike Savage covered social work executive and religious activist, leading programs […]

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