Thursday, July 21, 2011

Famous People from Ohio

Famous People from Ohio
Ohio is the 34th largest state by area in the United States of America, but it ranks seventh on the most populous state. The capital of this state is Columbus. ‘Ohio’ is an anglicized name, which comes from ‘ohi-yo’, which stands for ‘great river’. It was admitted into the Union as the 17th state. The government of Ohio has three arms, namely the Executive branch, the legislative branch and the judicial branch. The Governor heads the executive branch, the General Assembly of Ohio heads the legislative branch and the Supreme Court the judicial branch. Ohio sends 18 representatives to the House of Representatives of the United States of America. There are many famous people from Ohio, who have carved their name in history for various reasons. Let’s find out who they are.

List of Famous People from Ohio

A number of citizens from Ohio have left a remarkable mark on the different areas. Some of them are inventors, artists, businessman, etc.

Famous People in the Field of Science

  • Alexander Winton
  • Carl Walz
  • Cass Gilbert
  • Charles Brush
  • Charles Kettering
  • Charles O. Hobaugh
  • Dominic S. Gentile
  • Don Thomas
  • Donn F. Eisele
  • Eddie Rickenbacker
  • Elisha Gray
  • Ernest H. Volwiler
  • G. David Low
  • Garrett Morgan
  • George Bartholomew
  • Granville Woods
  • Greg Harbaugh
  • Guion S. Bluford Jr.
  • Harvey Firestone
  • Howard Dwight Smith
  • Jim Lovell
  • John Glenn
  • Judith Resnick
  • Karl G. Henize
  • Kathryn D. Sullivan
  • Mark N. Brown
  • Mary Ellen Weber
  • Michael L. Gernhardt
  • Michael T. Good
  • Nancy Currie
  • Neil Armstrong
  • Orville Wright
  • Paul Gilger
  • Philip Johnson
  • Robert C. Springer
  • Robert F. Overmyer
  • Ron Sega
  • Ronald A. Parise
  • Terence T. Henricks
  • Thomas Edison
  • Thomas J. Hennen
  • Tom Henricks
  • Whitmore Knaggs
  • Wilbur Wright

Famous Entrepreneurs from Ohio

  • B. F. Goodrich
  • Bruce Ratner
  • Carl Lindner
  • Charles Keating
  • David Sinton
  • Edward J. DeBartolo, Sr.
  • Frank Seiberling
  • George Steinbrenner
  • Herbert H. Dow
  • Jeff Immelt
  • John D. Rockefeller
  • John H. Patterson
  • John R. Commons
  • John W. Galbreath
  • Lance Mehl
  • Peter B. Lewis
  • Ransom Olds
  • William Procter
  • Charles F Kettering
  • Henry D. Coffinberry

Famous People from Ohio in the Field of Media

  • Jack Warner
  • James M. Cox
  • Larry Flynt
  • Roger Ailes
  • Ted Turner

Famous Artists from Ohio

  • Alice Schille
  • Ann Hamilton
  • Carl Gaertner
  • Charles E. Burchfield
  • Clarence White
  • Dare Wright
  • Dave Sheridan
  • Fred Schrier
  • George Bellows
  • Jenny Holzer
  • Jim Dine
  • John Henry Twachtman
  • Joseph DeCamp
  • Joseph Kosuth
  • Lily Martin Spencer
  • Maya Lin
  • Robert E. L. Rainey
  • Robert Henri
  • Tom Tsuchiya
  • Tom Wesselmann
  • William Jacob Baer
  • Worthington Whittredge

Famous Politicians and Public Servants from Ohio

  • Albert J. Beveridge
  • Charles Anderson
  • Charles G. Dawes
  • Frank J. Battisti
  • Henry Lawrence Burnett
  • James M. Cox
  • Michael K. Allen
  • Prescott Bush
  • Steve Chabot
  • William Case
  • William Jennings Bryan
  • William R. Day
  • John Dean
  • R. Michael DeWine
  • Steve Driehaus
  • James A. Garfield
  • James Rudolph Garfield
  • John J. Gilligan
  • Bill Gradison
  • Ulysses S. Grant
  • Warren G. Harding
  • Andrew L. Harris
  • Benjamin Harrison
  • Dave Hobson
  • Rutherford B. Hayes
  • Nathaniel R. Jones
  • Michael J. Kirwan
  • Dennis Kucinich
  • Kenesaw Mountain Landis
  • Frank Lausche
  • Neil H. McElroy
  • William McKinley
  • Arthur Ernest Morgan
  • James A. Rhodes
  • Christina Romer
  • William Saxbe
  • Kathleen Sebelius
  • Donna Edna Shalala
  • William Howard Taft
  • Robert A. Taft I
  • Robert Taft (Jr.)
  • Robert A. Taft II
  • Charles Phelps Taft II
  • Norman Thomas
  • David Tod
  • James Traficant
  • Clement Vallandigham
  • George Voinovich
  • Brand Whitlock
  • Jay Williams
  • Mary Ellen Withrow
  • Victoria Claflin Woodhull

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