List of people from Peoria, Illinois

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The following list includes notable people who were born or have lived in Peoria, Illinois.

For a similar list organized alphabetically by last name, see the category page People from Peoria, Illinois.

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Ice skating[edit]

  • Matt Savoie, Olympic figure skater; bronze medalist (2006)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 'Illinois Blue Book 1927-1928, Biographical Sketch of Sherman W. Eckley, pg. 246
  2. ^ 'Illinois Blue Book 1995–1996,' Biographical Sketch of Donald L. Saltsman, pg. 109