Illinois Senior Hall of Fame

The Senior Illinoisans Hall of Fame honors the accomplishments of Illinois residents aged 65 and older. Each year, four older adults are inducted into the Hall of Fame for their work in the arts, sports, and entertainment; community service; education; or the labor force.

Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible for nomination to the Hall of Fame, nominees must be:

  • Aged 65 or older at the time of nomination; and
  • A current Illinois resident or a previous resident of Illinois for most of their life.

Posthumous nominations are also accepted. To be eligible, the nominee must have been 65 or older and living in Illinois at the time of death.

More information on the selection process can be found here.