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Boyington, Gregory  2001  Military Gregory Boyington was a Marine Corps aviator, born in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.  In World War II, Boyington was a fighter pilot with the American Volunteer Group in air combat over Burma and China, and with Marine Fighter Squadron 214.  With twenty-eight victories he was the top marine ace of World War II and the top marine ace ever.  He was awarded the Medal of Honor and the Navy Cross.  He wrote an autobiography, Baa Baa Black Sheep, in 1958.  

Hagadone, Duane  2001  Business Duane Hagadone is an extremely wealthy entrepreneur, tycoon, and resort developer who was born in the 1920s.  He started by selling advertising for the eight-page daily Coeur d'Alene Press, where his father had risen to publisher.  After his father died at age 49, Hagadone became publisher and, later, owner of the Press and 18 dailies and weeklies in Idaho, Wyoming and Montana.  
Lemley, Jack  1997  Engineer Jack Lemley was the man in charge of the $9.4 billion dollar tunnel under the English Channel connecting Great Britian and France.  Lemley was born in Coeur d' Alene and graduated from the U of I in 1960.  Queen Elizabeth II honored Lemley for his work as CEO of Transmanche-Link.  Lemley currently resides in Boise.  

Nipp, Charles & Susan  2001  Business Charlie Nipp is an owner, developer, and manager of commercial real estate projects located primarily in Idaho.  Susan Nipp is a well known children's author and co-owner of Wee-Sing; song and music instructional sing-a-longs for children.  Charles & Susan Nipp are very active in a variety of civic organizations in Idaho and the Northwest.  

Shadduck, Louise  1996  Politics Louise Shadduck was a role model for women in politics, she spent more than a half century working with national, state and local leaders.  Born in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, Shadduck was appointed Idaho state secretary of commerce and development in 1958--the first woman in the century to hold that position.  Writer, historian, politician, and friend, Shadduck left her legacy to Idaho in 2008.  

Stensgar, Ernest  2001  Advocate Ernie Stensgar is an effective advocate for Tribal issues in the state Legislature and Congress.  Stensgar is President of the Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians and is Vice-President for the National Congress of American Indians.  He has been listed among Idaho's 100 most influential people.  

Stewart, Tony  2012  Education  Tony Stewart has always been bothered by injustices of all types. As a young boy of ten years old he was writing to his Congressman asking him to vote for Civil Rights Legislation.  
Templin, Robert G.  2001  Business Mr. Templin has 50 years of continuous experience in ownership, acquisition and disposition, transaction counseling, development, construction and management work in the lodging industry in the Pacific Northwest.