List of people from Union City, New Jersey

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The following is a list of notable people from Union City, New Jersey. (B) denotes that the person was born there, though births prior to 1925 would have been in West Hoboken or Union Hill which merged in 1925 to form Union City, as noted in some of these entries.

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  3. ^ Buder, Leonard. "11 Are Accused in Fatal Blazes at Betting Sites". The New York Times. October 8, 1985. Accessed January 5, 2008. "A former resident of Union City, N.J., Mr. Battle now lives in Miami."
  4. ^ Rosero, Jessica (August 12, 2007). "Death of a legend: North Hudson's Cuban Godfather dead at 77". Union City Reporter. Pages 3 and 6.
  5. ^ "Q&A: Getting to Know...The ACC's Fred Barakat" ACC.com March 9, 2007
  6. ^ Hevesi, Dennis (December 12, 2009). "Harold Bell, a Creator of Woodsy Owl, Is Dead at 90". New York Times. Retrieved February 14, 2010. 
  7. ^ Heller, Steven. Heller, Steven. "Ben Blank, Innovator of Graphics for TV News, Dies at 87", The New York Times, February 18, 2009
  8. ^ Staab, Amanda (February 15, 2009). "Losing the baggy pants". The Union City Reporter. pp. 1 and 7
  9. ^ a b Halasz, Piri. "Art: Maritime Theme at Exhibitions; Appeal of Nostalgia History and Humor Portraits of Vessels", The New York Times, January 21, 1973. "James Butterworth (1817–1894), whose work is on view in Trenton, was an Englishman born on the Isle of Wight. By the time he emigrated and settles in West Hoboken (now Union City), America was in the heyday of its gallant clipper ships."
  10. ^ Hernandez, Ernio; "Upcoming Hurlyburly Star Inks Deal for New NBC "French Connection" Drama"; Playbill, December 23, 2004.
  11. ^ Wenik, Ian (August 16, 2013). "Reality TV". The Union City Reporter. pp. 1 and 9.
  12. ^ Shockley, Jay. "Russell Sage Foundation Building and Annex Designation Report". New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission. (June 20, 2000), p.5
  13. ^ "Gordon Chiesa". NBA.com. Retrieved August 30, 2013.
  14. ^ Garcia, Julian (November 1, 2005). "PLANINIC WILL STAY EXTRA YEAR IN N.J.". Daily News (New York).
  15. ^ Rosero, Jessica. "Native sons and daughters Prominent author, peace advocate Norman Cousins lived here" Hudson Reporter; January 29, 2006
  16. ^ Dominick Vincent Daniels, Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Accessed June 18, 2007.
  17. ^ Hague, Jim (May 14, 2006). "Truant officer was Olympic hero Emerson High has gold medalist in midst". The Hudson Reporter. Retrieved March 18, 2012. 
  18. ^ Pope, Gennarose (March 18, 2012). "A truant officer…and an Olympian Two-time gold medalist inspires students to achieve". The Union City Reporter. 
  19. ^ "DELLAY, Vincent John, (1907–1999)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved August 30, 2013.
  20. ^ "Death of band master Dodworth [scan] Wikisource has information on "Death of band master Dodworth"". Brooklyn Daily Eagle. January 26, 1891. 
  21. ^ Severo, Richard. "Pietro di Donato Is Dead at 80; Wrote of Immigrants' Experience", The New York Times, January 21, 1992. Accessed December 10, 2007. "Mr. di Donato was born on April 3, 1911, in West Hoboken, N.J. His family had immigrated to the United States from Vasto, in the Abruzzi region of Italy."
  22. ^ Hague, Jim; "A teen Latin pop star" Union City Reporter, November 11, 2007.
  23. ^ Hank Finkel, Basketball-Reference.com. Accessed December 10, 2007.
  24. ^ Martin, Douglas. "Marshall Flaum, Documentary Filmmaker, Dies at 85", The New York Times, October 8, 2010. Accessed October 9, 2010.
  25. ^ Fraguela, Rafael, OurCampaigns.com, December 18, 2003. Accessed June 6, 2010.
  26. ^ Yannis Psarakis. "Nikos Galis – Europe's Greatest-Ever Scorer", FIBA Europe. Accessed November 24, 2007. "Her horror at seeing her son come home every day with a new facial injury led to Galis taking up basketball and in 1970 began to play at Union Hill High School."
  27. ^ "Anthony Vincent Genovese". American Architects Directory. Third Edition (New York City: R.R. Bowker LLC, 1970), p. 317.
  28. ^ Strunsky, Steve. "IN PERSON; A Former Sports Star Finds Politics A Rougher Field", The New York Times, October 22, 2000. Accessed June 4, 2010.
  29. ^ Tannenbaum, Rabbi Gershon. "My Machberes", The Jewish Press, January 3, 2008. Accessed July 1, 2008. "The current Zvhiler Rebbe is a son-in-law of Rabbi Yekusiel Yehuda Halberstam, zt"l (1904–1994), Klausenberg Rebbe and founder of the Union City community."
  30. ^ a b Diaz, Lana Rose (May 30, 2010). "Bringing the flavor". The Union City Reporter. pp. 1 and 15
  31. ^ "Olympics". sports-reference. Retrieved June 29, 2012. 
  32. ^ a b Frank, Dan (Director); Deneau, Jeremy (Writer, narrator) (August 10, 2012). Frank & Chip: The Olympic Experience (Film). United States: Upward Rising Development. 
  33. ^ a b "Irma Haubold". Sports-Reference.com: Olympic Sports. Retrieved August 27, 2013.
  34. ^ Rosero, Jessica; "Native Sons and Daughters: North Hudson Native and 20th Century Boxing Sensation Joe Jeanette"; Union City Reporter February 19, 2006
  35. ^ 20/20. July 21, 2006. January 12, 2007
  36. ^ "Guide to the Eugène and Maria Jolas Papers". Yale University Library. Retrieved August 30, 2013.
  37. ^ "A.J. Lee". Online World of Wrestling. Retrieved February 23, 2011. 
  38. ^ "Miss April". G.L.O.R.Y. Wrestling. Retrieved May 6, 2009. 
  39. ^ "Hook'd On Hits". BBC. January 10, 2007. Accessed July 1, 2008."Dennis Locorriere was born on June 13, 1949 in Union City, New Jersey."
  40. ^ Embury, Stuart P. (2006). "Chapter One: The Early Years". The Art and Life of Luigi Lucioni. Embury Publishing Company. pp. 1 -4.
  41. ^ Herb Baack profile at Database Football; Accessed October 26, 2010.
  42. ^ Pena, Stacy. "Alicia Menendez". Girls Leadership Institute. Retrieved September 23, 2012. 
  43. ^ Senator Bob Menendez biography, accessed April 5, 2007.
  44. ^ Rosero, Jessica (May 14, 2006). "Felix the Cat, created in Hudson County". The Union City Reporter. pp. 1 and 11
  45. ^ Mavromatis, Kally; "Felix the Cat – Silent Star of April 1999", accessed April 5, 2007.
  46. ^ Gordon, Ian. Felix the Cat at St. James Encyclopedia of Pop Culture, accessed April 5, 2007.
  47. ^ O'Driscoll, Bill. "Legendary poet W.S. Merwin returns to Pittsburgh". Pittsburgh City Paper. November 9, 2006. Accessed April 11, 2007.
  48. ^ Kennicott, Philip (July 1, 2010). "W.S. Merwin, Hawaii-based poet, will serve as 17th U.S. laureate". The Washington Post. Retrieved July 1, 2010. 
  49. ^ Cohen, Patricia (June 30, 2010). "W. S. Merwin to Be Named Poet Laureate". The New York Times. Retrieved July 9, 2010. 
  50. ^ a b c Machcinski, Anthony J (October 12, 2012). "House music superstar Erick Morillo returns to Union City for emotional street naming ceremony". NJ.com.
  51. ^ Rosero, Jessica. "The revolution begins within: Hudson County native brings his Cuban people back home", Union City Reporter, May 28, 2006. Accessed June 10, 2010.
  52. ^ Gettleman, Jeffrey. "William Musto, 88, a Mayor Re-elected on His Way to Jail, Is Dead", The New York Times, March 1, 2006. Accessed March 6, 2008.
  53. ^ "'Office' worker Nunez has a second 'Home'". Daily News (New York). May 9, 2007. Accessed July 23, 2008.
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  55. ^ Preston, Rohan. "PEOPLE; Outback `Survivor' cast includes songwriter.", Minneapolis Star-Tribune, January 5, 2001. Accessed July 23, 2008. "Mitchell Olson, 23, a South Dakotan now living in Union City, N.J., is among the 16 contestants in the Australian edition of CBS' "Survivor" game."
  56. ^ Kelly, Chris. "Cartoon Creator Dies at 72: Palm City Resident Developed Casper". The Palm Beach Post. December 28, 1985. Accessed March 25, 2011. "Born in Union City, N.J., Oriolo graduated from high school in 1931 then went to work for the Max Fleischer Studios in New York and Miami."
  57. ^ Slotnik, Daniel E. (December 27, 2012). "Cliff Osmond, Prolific Character Actor, Dies at 75". The New York Times. 
  58. ^ Jon Goode. "Catching Up with Togo Palazzi" boston.com; May 10, 2005
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  61. ^ "'Lost & Found: Pinajian Discovery' debuts in NYC Feb. 13". Auction Central News. January 8, 2013
  62. ^ Grimes, William (January 2, 2011). "Janine Pommy Vega, Restless Poet, Dies at 68". The New York Times.
  63. ^ Millan, Nicholas (March 16, 2008). "Famed American 19th century painter called North Hudson home". The Union City Reporter.
  64. ^ Maurer, Mark. "Dan Resin, at 79; 'Caddyshack' actor did TV commercials". The Jersey Journal. August 3, 2010; Page 24
  65. ^ "Dwayne Sabb". databaseFootball.com. Retrieved August 27, 2013.
  66. ^ Sanabria, Santo (July 24, 2011). "Local roots". The Union City Reporter. pp. 1 and 12
  67. ^ "Biography". Renoly Santiago – Official Website. Retrieved February 11, 2014.
  68. ^ "Pedro Sosa Stats". ESPN. Retrieved August 30, 2013.
  69. ^ "Pedro Sosa, G". CBS Sports. Retrieved August 30, 2013.
  70. ^ Senator Brian P. Stack, New Jersey Legislature. Accessed March 25, 2011.
  71. ^ Gorov, Lynda. "Catching fire" aaronstanford.com, reprinted from the Boston Globe, May 8, 2003. Accessed April 15, 2007.
  72. ^ Hortillosa, Summer Dawn (August 12, 2011). "Union City actress lands a role in Broadway's 'Mamma Mia'". NJ.com
  73. ^ Amanda Staab. "Local girl is voice of cartoon" The Union City Reporter. September 14, 2008
  74. ^ Fernandez; 2010. Page 82.
  75. ^ Gjerde, Arild; Jeroen Heijmans; Bill Mallon; Hilary Evans (2009). "Walter Walsh Biography and Statistics". Olympics. Sports Reference.com. Retrieved August 26, 2009. 
  76. ^ "Eugene Wettstone". United States Gymnastics Hall of Fame. Retrieved August 3, 2013. 
  77. ^ "SPORTS PEOPLE: FOOTBALL; Giants Sign Center And Backup Safety" The New York Times, March 17, 1989.
  78. ^ Homer, Shirley (October 29, 1989). "ABOUT BOOKS". the New York Times. Retrieved November 5, 2013. 

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