Elijah Parish Lovejoy. The publisher of the Alton Observer,
James R. O’Neill. O’Neill was an artist for Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaperduring the Civil War.
Roderick D. Gambrell. Murdered by Col. Jones Hamilton after Gambrell exposed shady business dealings with the state of Mississippi on May 5, 1887 in the Sword and Shield.
Ignacio Martinez. Owner of El Mundo