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PENNSYLVANIA
HALL OF FAME

BIOGRAPHIES


Members may be listed under more than one category.

BUSINESS
Andrew Carnegie - Industrialist and Philanthropist
Henry Clay Frick - Industrialist
Henry J. Heinz - Founder of H. J. Heinz Co.
Milton S. Hershey - A Legacy of Chocolate
Andrew W. Mellon - Industrialist, Financier, Politician
John Wanamaker - Pioneer of Department Stores
George Westinghouse - Inventor and Businessman


SCIENCE/INVENTION
Rachel Carson - Founder of the Modern Environmental Movement
Benjamin Franklin - Founding Father, Statesman, Inventor
Robert Fulton - Inventor and Engineer
John Roebling - Bridge Builder
Jonas Salk - Conquerer of Polio
Thomas E. Starzl - Transplant Pioneer
George Westinghouse - Inventor and Businessman
Daniel Hale Williams - First Open-Heart Surgeon


POLITICS
James Buchanan - President of the United States
Benjamin Franklin - Founding Father, Statesman, Inventor
Albert Gallatin - A Leader for a New Nation
George C. Marshall - Top WW II General, Statesman, Author of the Marshall Plan
Andrew W. Mellon - Industrialist, Financier, Politician
William Penn - Founder of Pennsylvania


MILITARY
Henry "Hap" Arnold - Air Force Hero
George C. Marshall- Top WW II General, Statesman, Author of the Marshall Plan
George G. Meade - Civil War General


EXPLORERS
Daniel Boone - Early Frontiersman
Robert Peary - Arctic Explorer


THE ARTS
John J. Audubon - Painter and Naturalist
Nellie Bly - The Original Investigative Reporter
Harry T. Burleigh - Composer and Arranger
Mary Cassatt - American Artist
Martha Graham - Legendary Dancer, Choreographer
Gene Kelly - Dancer, Actor, Choreographer
Henry Mancini - Composer and Arranger
James A. Michener - Celebrated Author
Edgar Allan Poe - Writer, inventor of the mystery novel
Andy Warhol - Pop Artist
August Wilson - Award-winning Black Playwright
Andrew Wyeth - Painter


ENTERTAINMENT
Marian Anderson - Singer, Pioneer
The Barrymores - First Family of American Actors
Charles Bronson - Actor
Dick Clark - Television Pioneer
Perry Como - Singer - 'Mr. Casual"
Bill Cosby - Comedian and Actor
W. C. Fields - Legendary Comedian
Alan Freed - Coined "Rock 'n' Roll"
Stephen Foster - American Folk Song Writer
Jeff Goldblum - Actor
Michael Keaton - Actor
Gene Kelly - Dancer, Actor, Choreographer
Grace Kelly - Actress and Princess
Dennis Miller - Comedian, Actor
Fred "Mister" Rogers - He thinks you're special
Will Smith - Rap Star and Actor
James Stewart - Everyone's Favorite Actor
Sharon Stone - Actress


SPORTS
Wilt Chamberlain - NBA Star
Josh Gibson - Home Run Champion
Ken Griffey, Jr. - Baseball Star
Johnny Lujack - First Great PA Quarterback
Dan Marino Super Quarterback
Joe Montana - NFL Super Star
Stan Musial - Baseball's "Stan-the -Man"
Joe Namath - He Made the Super Bowl Super
Arnold Palmer - Golf Legend
Suzie McConnell Serio - WNBA Star
Jim Thorpe - The Greatest Athlete in the World
Johnny Unitas - Johnny U.
Honus Wagner - Greatest Shortstop of All Time





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