View Full Version : VOTE for the New Jersey Hall of Fame!!!

03-08-2007, 04:33 PM
Just reminding people to make sure they vote for their inductees into the New Jersey Hall of Fame. I know not everyone that should have made it got in on this round. But the selection is very impressive. You have until March 16th to vote!!!

Go to - NJ Hall of Fame (http://www.NJHallOfFame.com) to make your voice heard!

The inductees are as follows...


Clara Barton (Bordentown)
Created New Jersey's first free public school and founded the American Red Cross.

Thomas Edison (Newark; Menlo Park; West Orange)
Considered the most prolific inventor in history.

Albert Einstein (Princeton)
Regarded as the most important scientist of the twentieth century; awarded the 1921 Nobel Prize for Physics.

Walt Whitman (Camden)
Considered by many to be the most influential poet in U.S. history.

Woodrow Wilson (Princeton)
The 28th president of the United States as well as Governor of the State of New Jersey.


Buzz Aldrin (Montclair)
Along with Neil Armstrong he became one of the first two humans to walk on the moon.

Malcolm Forbes (Far Hill; Princeton)
Famous publisher of Forbes Magazine and noted philanthropist.

Robert Wood Johnson II (New Brunswick; Highland Park; Raritan)
President & Chairman of Johnson & Johnson; created the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Mary G. Roebling (Trenton)
Broke the glass ceiling for women in business in general and in the financial services industry specifically. Instrumental in completing the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge

David Sarnoff (Princeton; Camden)
Considered the father of the modern broadcast era, both radio and television.

Arts & Entertainment

Bud Abbott (Asbury Park) & Lou Costello (Paterson)
Famed comedy duo whose routines transcended the vaudeville stage into radio and television.

Jerry Lewis (Newark)
Respected Actor, Comedian, Film Producer, Writer, Film Director and Philanthropist.

Frank Sinatra (Hoboken)
One of New Jersey's best known celebrities; considered by many as the finest male popular song vocalist of all time.

Bruce Springsteen (Asbury Park)
Multiple Grammy Award winning singer/songwriter/guitarist; Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee.

Meryl Streep (Bernardsville)
Considered by many to be the greatest living film actress; more Academy Award nominations than anyone else.


Yogi Berra (Montclair)
Hall of Fame New York Yankee; played on 10 World Championship teams.

Bill Bradley (Princeton)
Three-time All-American basketball player, NBA star and U. S. Senator.

Larry Doby (Paterson)
Second African-American Major League Baseball player and first in the American League.

Althea Gibson (East Orange)
First African-American to win a Grand Slam Tennis Event when she captured French Open in 1956.

Vince Lombardi (Englewood)
Coached the Green Bay Packers to five NFL Titles and two Super Bowl Crowns.


William J. Brennan (Newark)
Highly respected jurist; U.S. Supreme Court Justice from 1956-1990.

F. Scott Fitzgerald (Hackensack; Princeton)
Regarded as one of the greatest American writers of the 20th Century.

Toni Morrison (Princeton)
Popular and highly respected author; awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature and the Pulitzer Prize.

General Norman Schwarzkopf (Trenton)
One of the most distinguished military leaders in the 20th Century.

Harriet Tubman (Cape May)
One of the great figures involved with the Underground Railroad during the time of slavery.