Emma Abbott, opera soprano (born & raised in Illinois; funeral and cremation in Illinois.); Margaret Abbott, golf champion, Olympic Games; Robert Sengstacke Abbott, founder of The Chicago Defender and Bud Billiken Parade (born in Georgia; educated in Chicago and had his newspaper career in Chicago). Katie Rees (born Katherine Nicole Rees on August 11, in St. Petersburg, Florida) is a former beauty queen from the United States who was crowned Miss Nevada USA She was to compete in the Miss USA pageant but was dethroned in December following the release of sexually charged pictures of her taken at a Florida . Searching for jobs or hiring in your area? Use The Sacramento Bee job search engine - the best way to find a job. Find employers hiring near .