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Hall of Fame Awards from 1938 - 2014: Listed Alphabetically

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Criteria for Enshrinement (Adopted July 17, 1978)

  1. Individuals selected for the honor of enshrinement in the Beloit Hall of Fame as outstanding community leaders shall be those deceased men or women whose efforts and vision for a better community distinguished themselves during their lifetime by making a significant contribution to the greater good of our Beloit area and its citizens, this nation, and mankind, or otherwise brought fame to our community irrespective of their residence at the time of death.

  2. Those invaluable achievements of such individuals shall have been attained through their leadership and devotion, through their resourcefulness and humanitarian principles and ideals of freedom, brotherhood, and service to God and man in the fields of business, industry, labor, education, the professions, religion, government or any other such endeavor which contributed to the economic, social, civic, cultural or spiritual brotherhood of our community.

  3. At least three, but no more than five individuals may be selected annually for this enshrinement.

  4. Each individual selected for this honor must have been deceased for at least five years.
Name Year
Awarded
-A-
ADAMS, HARRY W.
ADAMS, ALLAN W.
ADAMS, ARTHUR B.
ALDRICH, ALONZO
ALLEN, DR. JESSIE
ANDERSON, BUFORD
ANDREWS, ROY CHAPMAN
ARMSTRONG, CORA POLLOCK

1966
1999
1999
1939
1978
2001
1966
1972
-B-
BABBITT, CLINTON
BALLARD, LLOYD
BARKEN, BERNIE
BARTLETT, DR. MARY
BERRY, EARL [1891-1943]
BELL, SADIE [1901-1992]
BIRDSELL, ROGER SR. [1895-1983]
BLAISDALE, JAMES
BLODGETT, CALEB
BLODGETT, WILLIAM
BOND, RUBY [RUBIE]
BORT, LEE DICKINSON
BOWEN, ALFRED J. [1903-1966]
BOUTELLE, EARL
BRANNON, MELVIN AMOS [1865-1950]
BROTHER DUTTON
BRYDEN, WILLIAM [1916-1982]
BUCKERIDGE, ISAAC
BURDGE, RICHARD
BURR, ALMON
BUSHNELL, JACKSON


1975
1980
2008
1980
1989
1997
1994
1998
1967
1938
2007
2000
1994
2013
1987
1998
1991
1972
1938
1968
1970
-C-
CALLAND, RICHARD
CARPENTER, MATTHEW HALE [1824-1881]
CHAPIN, DAISY W, [1889-1985]
CHAPIN, AARON LUCIAN
CHESTER, E.L.
CHRISTENSEN, JUDGE CHESTER [1890-1978]
CHRISTIANSEN, FAITH
CHRISTIANSEN, HERB
CLARK, JUDGE JOHN B. [1882-1955]
CLARK, GEORGE
CLARY, DEXTER
COLBY, NATHAN
COLLEY, SAMUEL
COLLIE, GEORGE
COLLINS, FATHER JOHN W. [1905-1982]
CONVERSE, FRANK
COONS, FRED
COX, J. RAYMOND
COX, ROBERT B.
CRANE, LOUIS H.D.
CROCKETT, DR. WALTER
CRONEIS, DR. CAREY [1901-1972]
CROSLAND, REV. STANLEY [1898-1982]
CROWLEY, J. HARRY
CUTHBERT, DONALD B.
CUNNINGHAM, LAWRENCE


2003
1984
1990
1966
1938
1983
2010
2014
1984
2005
1970
1970
1969
1967
1993
1969
1938
1980
2004
1966
1967
1993
1985
1978
2004
1939
-D-
DAHLBERG, EDWIN
DAWSON, HARRIET C. [1894-1987]
DAVIDSON, LEON
DEALE, H. VAIL
DEANE, JOHN PITT
DELANEY DR. H.O.
DENMARK, L. KIRK
DE STEFANO, FATHER JOSEPH [1924-1988]
DEWEERDT, DR. ESTHER H.
DOBSON, MARSON H.
DOUGAN, WESSEN JOSEPH [1886-1949]
DOUGAN, RONALD
DOUGAN, VERA WARDNER [1895-1988]
DOW, JOEL
DUNDORE, M. WALTER
DURST, WALTER
DUTTON, BROTHER [1843-1932]


2011
1995
2012
2013
1973
1981
1991
1995
1977
1978
1997
2001
1993
1938
1974
1999
1998
-E-
EATON, EDWARD DWIGHT [1851-1942]
EICHMAN, HAROLD AUGUST [1913-1988]
ELDRED, B.P. SR. [1904-1969]
ELDRED, BURDETTE P. JR.
ELLIOTT, JERRY
EMERSON, HELEN BRACE [1838-1920]
EMERSON, JOSEPH [1821-1900]
EMILSON, VICTOR
ENKING, MINNIE MILLS
EVERILL, ROYAL


1988
1997
1979
1982
2014
1985
1985
2002
1996
1988
-F-
FALCO, JOHN S.
FEBRY, JOE
FINNEGAN, DR. LAWRENCE
FINNEGAN, MARK
FISHER, RALPH M.
FISHER, LUCIUS G.
FITZGERALD, DR. WILLIAM MILLS [1911-1988]
FLOREY, THEODORE C. LTC
FOY, IDA
FREDERICK, KATHERINE
FREDERICK, PAUL [1897-1982]
FREEMAN, H.C.
FREEMAN, R.E.
FREEMAN, WILLIAM M.D.


1992
2009
1980
2002
1985
1982
1993
2004
2009
1988
1985
1979
1979
2004
-G-
GARDNER, ANNE
GARDNER, FRED
GARRIGAN, GEORGE A.
GASTON, NATHAN
GEORGE, JOHN B. & MICHAEL F.
GHARRITY, EDWARD P.
GIVHAN, CLARENCE
GLENN, FRANCIS
GOODHUE, CHARLES F.H.
GOODHUE, WILLIAM
GOODWIN, MARGARET
GORDON, AMBROSE [1914-1992]
GORYCHKA, CARL
GRINNELL, WILLIAM
GUELZOW, WILLIAM


1982
1938
1973
1939
2006
1978
2013
1973
1966
2002
1966
1998
2002
1938
2003
-H-
HACKETT, JOHN
HANCHETT, JAMES [1813-1865]
HANS, MSGR, JOSEPH
HANSEN, EDWARD F.
HANSON, WILLIAM O. [1860-1930]
HASKELL, EVERETT
HAWLEY, ANNA L. LUETSCHER [1886-1988]
HEATH, WILLIAM C. [ - ]
HELM, DR. ARTHUR C. [1857-1937]
HENDLEY, JOSEPH
HENDRICKS, KEN
HENRY, HUGO
HILLIARD, DR. GEORGE
HOBART, FRANKLIN
HOGANS, JESS E. [1905-1983]
HOLT, GUNNARD [1904-1978]
HOLT, H. HERBERT
HORNBOSTEL, LLOYD [1910-1964]
HOUSTON, JOHN


1967
1998
1966
1976
1997
2002
1994
1989
1984
1938
2012
2013
1981
1969
1995
1992
2006
1991
1967
-I-
INGERSOLL, GEORGE B.
INGERSOLL, CHALMERS
INMAN, IRA
IRRMANN, ROBERT


1968
1938
1975
2010
-J-
JACOBSON, H.L. "JAKE" [1899-1984]
JOHNSON, PHILIP J.
JONES, NELLIE E.


1985
2011
1974
-K-
KASTEN, DR. HARRY
KEEN, RALPH J. [1903-1951]
KEENAN, KEVIN
KELLY, DANIEL T. (TOM)
KITTO, CHARLES STACY [1905-1982]
KNAPP, WILLIAM
KNIGHT, WALTER
KOBYLKA, JOSEPH P.
KOLAK, GEORGE
KREBS, J. BENJAMIN
KRUEGER, ALVIN "BUTCH"
KRUEGER, MARTIN A.


1971
1995
1970
2008
1987
1938
2014
2011
2012
1978
1973
2007
-L-
LANS, BETRAM B.
LEESON, DR. FRED
LEINDORF, MARY DIVINE
LEISHMAN, WALTER B. SR. [1887-1962]
LOMBARD, LELA
LONG, JUDGE J. RICHARD
LOOMIS, ESTHER [1897-1979]
LUEBKE, JUDGE ARTHUR [1916-1982]
    *husband of Martha Luebke
LUEBKE, MARTHA
    *wife of Judge Arthur Luebke


2007
2006
2006
1987
1979
2013
1984
1985
2000
-M-
MACK, STEPHAN
MARSHALL, DR. WILLIAM E. [1872-1956]
MATHEWS, CLAIR B. [1893-1985]
MAUER, IRVING
MAY, LT. EDDIE [1918-1945]
McKEARN, CAPT. MICHAEL [1941-1990]
McLENEGAN, ANNIE
McNEANY, E.J. SR. [1891-1970]
McNEEL, J.H.
MEECH, BYRON
MEILKE, ROY
MERRILL, DR. L.T.
MERRILL, SERENO
MERRIMAN, CHARLES WERE
MILLER, HELEN VIGH [1916-1981]
MOORE, HARRY C.
MORGAN, FRED WILLIAM
MORRILL ROBERT T.
MUNN, LYLE K.


2003
1989
1987
1966
1988
1995
1967
1989
1973
2005
1980
1979
1938
1969
1983
2008
2004
1981
1977
-N-
NEESE, ELBERT SR.
NEESE, ELBERT H. JR.
NEESE, LAURA - MRS. ELBERT SR.
NEESE, MARGARET (PEGGY)
NORTH, CHARLES F. [1841-1893]


1966
2011
1970
2008
1999
-O-
O'CONNOR, COL. EDGAR [1833-1862]
O'NEAL, FRED R.
O'KELLEY, CHARLES
O'REILLY, MSGR. THOMAS A. [1894-1983]


1993
1975
2009
1988
-P-
PALMER, ALAN "JIM"
PEET, STEPHEN
PERRING, GEORGE
PETERSON, LEON
PETERSON, OCIE NUNN [1897-1981]
PHELAN, LOUIS A.M.
PHILLIPS, JESS [1882-1960]
PIERCE, GRAY
POWERS, THOMAS R.
PRIDE, REV. U.S.
PRUDE, REV. FLOYD, JR.
PURCELL, WILLIAM MARTIN


2009
1938
1976
1971
1992
1972
1989
2008
1972
2005
2014
2003
-Q-

-R-
RAYMER, LAURENCE A. "LARRY" [1909-1992]
REINHOLZ, ELIZABETH
RENEAU, WILLIAM "BILL" [1910-1981]
RENEAU, JESSE B. [1908-1987]
RHODES, JOSEPH
RICE, EARL L.
RICHARDSON, ROBERT K.
RICHARDSON, HELEN LOUISA DREW [1892-1980]
ROBIE, THEODORE M. [1892-1982]
ROBINSON, ROBERT
ROSA, JUDGE CHARLES D.
ROSENTHAL, LORENZO
ROSMAN, ROLF
ROSS, NOBLE


1997
2010
1991
1994
2009
1977
1967
1992
1985
1968
1972
1981
1966
1966
-S-
SALMON, CHARLES SMITH
SCHOFER, WILLIAM L. [1900-1987]
SCHOLTEN, JOYCE
SCHULER, THOMAS
SEIFERT, CARL
SHOGREN, ARTHUR
SHOWERS, WAYNE
SMITH, ERASTUS GILBERT
SMITH, SIMON
SMITH, TESSIE OLIVETTE MORRILL [1876-1968]
SOLDIERS OF WWI
SOLEM, ROBERT H.
SOLEN, ELIZABETH
SPRINGBERG, DR. JOSEPH C.
SPYREAS, JOHN
STAFFACHER, HAROLD
STANKEWITZ, GEORGE R.
STEVENSON, JOHN D. [1877-1930]
STONE, IVAN [ -1971]
STRONG, WILLIAM BARSTOW
STRONG, REV. HENRY P.
STROTHERS,JOHN
STUDEBAKER, REV. H.A. [1884-1975]


1938
1992
2014
1981
1974
1998
2012
1971
1938
1995
2014
2011
2000
2006
2001
2007
2007
1983
1983
1938
1967
2012
1996
-T-
TAYLOR, KENYON Y.
TAYLOR, ROGER
TELFER, ARCHIE
THAYER, DR. RICHARD [1906-1980]
THIBAULT, JOSEPH
THOMPSON, OSCAR T.
THOMPSON, JOHN T.
THRONE, DAVID [1859-1950]
TIMMONS, THOMAS J. [1887-1948]
TODD, SAMUEL J. [1821-1902]
TOWER, HAROLD


1999
2010
1975
1991
1966
1966
2001
1989
1990
1996
1999
-U-
UPTON, MILLER

2010
-V-
VAN LONE, EARL [1890-1967]
VAN GALDER, RUSSELL E. [1907-1979]
VAN GALDER, MARGE
VAN GALDER, EDWIN
VAN OWEN H.A.
VON ESCHEN, DR. CLARENCE [1904-1976]


1990
1987
2005
2000
1974
1994
-W-
WADE, HARRY
WALLACE, MINNIE MCINTYRE
WARD, REV. M.J.
WARNER, ARTHUR
WATERMAN, ANSON
WEINER, E.M.R.
WELTY, DR. CARL [1901-1986]
WEST, HAROLD
WHEELER, WILLIAM H.
WEHRLE, EVELYN
WHITE, SHERMAN
WHITE, DR. HORACE SR.
WHITE, HORACE JR
WILKISON, EVA
WILSON, JOHN EARL [1912-1972]
WING, PROF. MONTA E. [1897-1976]
WOLFE, HARRY R. [1908-1989]
WONG, YEE SHEE GOK [1894-1979]
WONG, GIM CHAN [1924-1991]
WOOTTON, JOHN T.
WORTHINGTON, DAVID
WRIGHT, THEODORE L.
WRIGHT, CHARLES E. [1876-1972]


1977
1971
1938
1966
1967
1976
1991
2005
1938
2000
1982
1966
2001
1969
1991
1985
1996
1985
1996
1974
1938
1967
1984
-X-

-Y-
YATES, PORTER B. [1854-1923]


1938
-Z-
ZABEL, GEORGE

1982