Archive for the In Memoriam Category

EARNEST E. HITE, JR.

INDIVIDUAL | Inducted 1994 [Now Deceased] Earnest E. Hite, Jr., was born and reared in Champaign, Illinois, and he cites […]

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ADRIENNE J. GOODMAN

FRIEND OF THE COMMUNITY |  Inducted 1994 [Now Deceased] A Chicago native, having spent her childhood in Garfield Park and […]

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SAMUEL F. DAVIS, JR.

INDIVIDUAL | Inducted 1994 [Posthumous] Samuel F. Davis, Jr., entrepreneur and attorney, was a man who put his energy and […]

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JOHN CHESTER

INDIVIDUAL | Inducted 1994 [now deceased] Since 1971, John Chester has been a leader in lesbian and gay rights efforts, […]

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JAMES A. BUSSEN

INDIVIDUAL | Inducted 1994 [Now Deceased] James A. Bussen spent his formative years in the small towns of downstate Illinois, […]

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GEORGE S. BUSE

INDIVIDUAL | Inducted 1994 [Now Deceased] As journalist, activist, actor, and minister, George S. Buse made his mark on Chicago’s […]

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ROBERT J. ADAMS

INDIVIDUAL | Inducted 1994 [Now Deceased] Robert J. Adams is a native of Macomb, Illinois. He earned his degree of […]

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AL WARDELL

INDIVIDUAL | Inducted 1993 [Now Deceased] From 1978, he was a prominent Chicago gay and lesbian community leader and a […]

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JOANNE E. TRAPANI

INDIVIDUAL | Inducted 1993 [now deceased] A native New Yorker, who began her activism in New York shortly after the […]

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BRUCE C. SCOTT

INDIVIDUAL | Inducted 1993 [Now Deceased] A Chicago resident for more than 50 years, Bruce C. Scott successfully fought federal […]

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