Rounding out the list: baseball player Larry Doby; women's rights advocate Alice Paul; actress Susan Sarandon; astronaut Wally Schirra, and singer Frankie Valli.
Gov.-elect Chris Christie introduced the new class at a Thursday afternoon news conference in Trenton.
The winners were chosen online by New Jerseyans and by the hall's Voting Academy of 100 state organizations.
This is the third class to be elected into the hall, which was created in 2005. The induction ceremony will be held May 2, 2010.
You can read bios on all of the nominees by clicking here. --- ON THE NET: