Notable Residents

 

Bellevue has a long list of famous and influential residents ranging from Admirals to billionaire entrepreneurs and on to both famous and infamous broadcast personalities. Here are some of Bellevue's most notable residents


Business

  • Henry Morrison Flagler - Standard Oil tycoon, developer of Eastern Florida and "Father of Miami", began his business career in Bellevue in the 1840s
  • Stephen V. Harkness - who invested as a silent partner with Henry Morrison Flagler and oil titan John D. Rockefeller, Sr.  to found Standard Oil. Stephen's son Lamon V. Harkness was born in Bellevue and was a "Standard Oil Heir" from the Harkness investments in Standard Oil
  • Daniel M. Harkness, half brother of both Henry Flagler and Stephen V. Harkness was an investor in Standard Oil. He was Bellevue's weathiest long term resident.
  • William L. Harkness, son of Daniel M. Harkness and "Standard Oil Heir" was born in Bellevue
  • Cheryl Krueger - the Founder, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Cheryl & Co. aka "Cheryl's Cookies".
  • Amos E. Northup - Automotive designer


Military Service

  • Vice Admiral John W. Greenslade (Class of 1895) - Vice Admiral & U.S. Commander of the Pacific-Southern Naval Coastal Frontier during World War II
  • Arthur F. Gorham - Commander of the 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment during World War II; twice awarded the Distinguished Service Cross the nation's second highest award for bravery
  • Howard L. Vickery - Rear Admiral Howard Vickery, Vice Chairman U.S. Maritime Commission during World War II


Sports


Broadcasting


Other

  • Mildred Gillars (Attended Bellevue High School from 1913 to 1916) - Radio personality during World War II, best known for propaganda broadcasts for Nazi Germany; also known as Axis Sally
  • Brittany Binger - June 2007 Playboy Playmate and International Model

Event Sponsorship Forms

Get involved with this years 2018 Taste of Tremont Block Party!!!

Below you will find information about sponsorships to this great Bellevue community event !

2018 Taste of Tremont Sponsorship Letter

 

Sponsorship Levels and Form






  • Stephen V. Harkness

    Stephen V. Harkness

  • Henry Morrison Flagler

    Henry Morrison Flagler

  • Brad Snyder

    Brad Snyder

  • Axis Sally

    Axis Sally

  • Bradbury Norton Robinson Jr

    Bradbury Norton Robinson Jr

  • WIlliam L. Harkness

    WIlliam L. Harkness

  • Amos Northup

    Amos Northup

  • DM Harkness

    DM Harkness

  • H.L. Vickery

    H.L. Vickery