Thursday, August 12, 2021

And Now, The Latest Round Off Inductees . . .

The NJ Hall of Fame Class of 2021!
*Being honored posthumously.
**Previous inductee, but being formally inducted this year.

Madeline McWhinney Dale* 
Middletown | First female officer/vice-president of the Federal Reserve Bank

Madam Louise Scott*
Newark | Founder of Scott School of Beauty Culture & chain of beauty salons

Paul Volcker*
Teaneck | 12th Chair of the Federal Reserve

Sara Spencer Washington*
Atlantic City | Founder of Apex News and Hair Company

Val Ackerman
Pennington | First president of the Women’s National Basketball Association

Monte Irvin*
Orange | Left and right fielder in the Negro leagues and Major League Baseball who played with the Newark Eagles, New York Giants, and Chicago Cubs

Ron Jaworski
Voorhees | Former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback and National Football League (NFL) analyst
Performing Arts

George Benson
Englewood | Jazz guitarist, Singer, and Songwriter

Sarah Dash
Trenton | Award-winning vocalist who co-founded Patti LaBelle & the Bluebelles

Buddy Hackett*
Fort Lee | Actor and Comedian

Patti Smith & Lenny Kaye
Pitman/Deptford Township & New Brunswick Legendary singer-songwriter and her longtime guitarist who were part of the New York City punk rock movement in the 1970s

Mary Chapin Carpenter**
Princeton | Singer and Songwriter
Public Service

Margaret Bancroft*
Haddonfield | Founder of Bancroft, nonprofit serving individuals with disabilities

Alexander Hamilton*
Elizabeth | Founding father and first secretary of the treasury

David Mixner
Elmer | Political Activist and Author

William Paterson*
South Branch | Signer of the U.S. Constitution, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court and 2nd Governor of New Jersey

Gustave F. Perna
Rockaway | U.S. Army four-star general/COO of the federal COVID-19 response

Antonin Scalia*
Trenton | Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1986 until his death in 2016
Arts & Letters

Dorothea Lange*
Hoboken | Documentary Photographer

Anne Morrow Lindbergh*
Englewood | Author and Aviator


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