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Entertainers, Historical Figures Make Up 15-Member NJ Hall Of Fame Class Of 2013

Whitney Houston  (file/credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Whitney Houston (file/credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

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NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork)Whitney Houston, Joe Piscopo and President Grover Cleveland will all be enshrined in the New Jersey Hall of Fame as part of the class of 2013.

They are among 15 Garden Staters being inducted into the Hall of Fame Tuesday.

Former Gov. Tom Kean, makeup line founder Bobbi Brown and the late “Queen of Salsa” Celia Cruz were also voted into the class of 2013.

This is the sixth class of inductees for the New Jersey Hall of Fame.

Past honorees include Yogi Berra, Thomas Edison, Bruce Springsteen and Harriet Tubman.

The public voted in the 15-member class of 2013 out of 51 nominees.

The sold-out ceremony will be held Tuesday evening at the Newark Museum.

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