List of people from Chicago

List of people from Chicago
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The following list includes notable people who were born or have lived in Chicago, Illinois or from the surrounding suburbs.


Politicians and government

Historical Figures

Edmund Dick Taylor
Marshall Field
George Pullman

Athletes, coaches, and related figures


Patti Smith

Entertainment figures

Bill Murray

Writers, thinkers, scientists, and cultural figures

Frank Lloyd Wright
Enrico Fermi




  1. ^ American Brewing Academy - Tenth Anniversary Reunion (American Brewing Academy, 1901)
  2. ^ Who Was Who in America, Historical Volume, 1607-1896. Marquis Who's Who. 1967. 

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