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 FAMOUS PEOPLE FROM OHIO

 

Name Occupation Where From
Neil Alden Armstrong Astronaut Wapakoneta
Rollin A. Allen Creator of Allen Museum. "Poet of the National Highway."  Home and museum at Norwich, Ohio  
Karl Anderson Artist.  "The Idler,"  "Mother and Five Sons."  
Loren Andrews Educator and Author  
Delia Bacon  Advocated theory that Francis Bacon wrote the plays attributed to Shakespeare.  Many statesmen and men of letters of America and Europe supported her contention. Born at Tallmadge, Ohio.
Newton D. Baker Secretary of War (World War)  
Warner Baxter Movie Actor  
Clyde Beatty Famous animal trainer  
H. H. Bancroft Famous Historian  
Clement J. Barnhorn Sculpture  
George Bellows Painter, Lithographer Columbus
H. H. Bennett Poet.  Author of "The Flag Goes By."  
Willard H. Bennett Inventor Findlay
Albert Beveridge Statesman, Political Leader and biographer Highland
Ambrose Bierce Journalist Meigs County
Earl D. Biggers Author of detective stories  
Robert Blum Artist  
Erma Bombeck Columnist, Humorist Dayton
James Cloyd Bowman Author.  "Adventures of Paul Bunyan," also edited "Thoreau's Walden"  
Bill Boyd / Hopalong Cassidy Actor Cambridge
Marion Boyd Poet.  "Silver Wands," etc.  
Charles S. Brooks Author. "Journeys to Bagdad,"  "Chimney Pot Papers," etc.  
Joe E. Brown Movie comedian  
Charles Browns Known on the lecture platform as "Artemus Ward."  Famous lecturer, author, and humorist.  
William Jennings Bryan U.S. Presidential candidate Salem
William Meriam Burton Inventor Cleveland
Milton Caniff Cartoonist Hillsboro
Nancy Cartwright Voice of Bart Simpson Kettering
John R. Commons Economist Hollansburg
Hart Crane Poet Garrettsville
George Armstrong Custer Army Officer New Rumley
Dorothy Dandridge Actress Cleveland
Doris Day Singer, Actress Kingsman
Ruby Dee Actress Cleveland
Hugh Downs TV broadcaster Akron
Thomas Alva Edison Inventor Milan
John Evans Physician, Educator Waynesville
Clark Gable Actor Cadiz
James Abram Garfield U.S. President Cuyahoga County
Cass Gilbert Architect Zanesville
Lillian Gish Actress Springfield
John Hershel Glenn Astronaut, Senator Cambridge
Ulysses Simpson Grant U.S. President Point Pleasant
Lonsdale Green Engineer  
Zane Grey Author Zanesville
Warren Gamaliel Harding U.S. President Morrow County
Charles Martin Hall Inventor Thompson
Rutherford Hayes U.S. President Delaware
Benjamin Harrison U.S. President North Bend
Robert Henri Painter Cincinnati
William Dean Howells Author, Critic Martins Ferry
Charles F. Kettering Inventor Loudonville
Kenisaw Mountain Landis First baseball commissioner Millville
Maya Lin Artist, Sculptor Athens
Dean Martin Singer, Actor Lorain
George W. Noris U.S. Senator Sandusky
Paul Newman Actor Cleveland
Jack Nicklaus Golfer Columbus
Annie Oakley Markswoman Darke County
Norman Vincent Peale Clergyman Bowersville
Roy J. Plunkett Chemist New Castle
Tyrone Power Actor Cincinnati
Judith Resnik Astronaut Akron
Eddie Rickenbacker Aviator Columbus
Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. Historian Columbus
Donalee L. Tabern Inventor Bowling Green
William Tecumseh Sherman Army General Lancaster
Steven Spielberg Director, screenwriter Cincinnati
Gloria Stinem Feminist Toledo
William H. Taft U.S. President Cincinnati
Joyce Kimberly Tatro Educator Toledo
Tecumseh Shawnee Indian Chief Oldtown in Franfort, Ross Co., Ohio
Ted Turner Broadcasting Cincinnati
Lowell Thomas Commentator, Author Woodington
James Thurber Author, cartoonist Columbus
Ernest H. Volwiler Inventor Hamilton
Raymond Elwin Weber Webmaster Toledo
Orville Wright Inventor Dayton
Cy Young Baseball player Gilmore

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