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The California Hall of Fame honors individuals and families who embody California’s innovative spirit and have made their mark on history. The hall and its exhibits are housed in The California Museum in Sacramento.

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The hall of fame was conceived by then-California First Lady Maria Shriver, who asked her friend artist Robert Graham to design and fabricate the award. Graham was inducted in 2008, the same award is being given today. It opened in 2006 with 13 charter enshrinees.

California Hall of Fame Maria Shriver Photos Photos The California Museum39s 2008

Among the requirements, all inductees must have been a resident of California for at least 5 years. Furthermore, through their work and accomplishments, embody the spirit of California and the California Dream while also making a lasting, significant contribution to the state, nation and the world; and have inspired others to further their own dreams.

California Hall of Fame Maria Shriver Photos Photos The California Museum39s 2008

Robert downey jr at 9th annual california hall of fame induction


Class of 2006

California Hall of Fame Kristi Yamaguchi Bruce Lee Among California Hall of Fame Inductees
  • Ronald Reagan
  • César Chávez
  • Walt Disney
  • Amelia Earhart
  • Clint Eastwood
  • Frank Gehry
  • David D. Ho, M.D.
  • Billie Jean King
  • John Muir
  • Sally K. Ride
  • Alice Walker
  • Hearst family
  • David and Lucile Packard
  • Class of 2007

  • Ansel Adams
  • Milton Berle
  • Steve Jobs
  • Willie Mays
  • Robert Mondavi
  • Rita Moreno
  • Jackie Robinson
  • Jonas Salk, M.D.
  • John Steinbeck
  • Elizabeth Taylor
  • Earl Warren
  • John Wayne
  • Tiger Woods
  • Class of 2008

  • Dave Brubeck
  • Jane Fonda
  • Theodor Geisel (Dr. Seuss)
  • Robert Graham
  • Quincy Jones
  • Jack LaLanne
  • Dorothea Lange
  • Julia Morgan
  • Jack Nicholson
  • Linus Pauling
  • Leland Stanford
  • Alice Waters
  • Class of 2009

  • Carol Burnett
  • Andy Grove
  • Hiram Johnson
  • Rafer Johnson
  • Henry J. Kaiser
  • Joan Kroc
  • George Lucas
  • John Madden
  • Harvey Milk
  • Fritz Scholder
  • Danielle Steel
  • Joe Weider
  • Chuck Yeager
  • Class of 2010

  • Edmund G. "Pat" Brown
  • James Cameron
  • John Doerr
  • A.P. Giannini
  • Merle Haggard
  • Anne Lamott
  • George Shultz
  • Kevin Starr
  • Levi Strauss
  • Barbra Streisand
  • Wayne Thiebaud
  • Betty White
  • Serena Williams
  • Mark Zuckerberg
  • Class of 2011

  • Buzz Aldrin
  • The Beach Boys
  • Elizabeth Blackburn
  • Greg Boyle
  • Doris and Donald Fisher
  • Magic Johnson
  • Ed Roberts
  • Carlos Santana
  • Amy Tan
  • Roger Traynor
  • Class of 2012

  • Gregory Bateson
  • Warren Beatty
  • Charles and Ray Eames
  • Dolores Huerta
  • Ishi
  • Joe Montana
  • The Warner Brothers: Harry, Albert, Sam, and Jack L. Warner
  • Class of 2014

  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
  • Charlotta Bass
  • Francis Ford Coppola
  • Joan Didion
  • Fred Ross
  • Stephen Schneider
  • Mimi Silbert
  • Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine
  • Class of 2015

  • Kristi Yamaguchi
  • Robert Downey Jr.
  • Bruce Lee
  • David Hockney
  • Buck Owens
  • Lester Holt
  • Ellen Ochoa
  • Charles Schultz
  • Class of 2016

  • Isabel Allende
  • Harrison Ford
  • Tony Gwynn
  • Corita Kent
  • William J. Perry
  • Maria Shriver
  • Russ Solomon
  • George Takei

  • California Hall of Fame The California Museum California Hall of Fame West Office

    References

    California Hall of Fame Wikipedia


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