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Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, Wapakoneta.
Kathleen Battle, opera singer, Portsmouth.
George Bellows, painter and lithographer, Columbus.
Halle Berry, actress, Cleveland.
Albert J. Beveridge, political leader, Highland.
Ambrose Bierce, journalist, Meigs County.
Erma Bombeck, journalist/humorist, Dayton.
William Boyd, actor best known for
portraying Hopalong Cassidy, Hendrysburg.
William Meriam Burton, inventor, Cleveland.
Drew Carey, actor/comedian, Cleveland.
William Roger Clemens, professional
baseball player, Dayton.
John R. Commons, economist, Hollansburg.
Hart Crane, poet Garrettsville.
Custer, army officer
and Indian fighter, New Rumsley.
Darrow, lawyer, Kingsman.
Doris Day, actress and singer, Cincinnati.
Ruby Dee, actress, Cleveland.
Phyllis Diller, comedian, Lima.
Rita Dove, U.S. Poet Laureate, Akron.
Hugh Downs, television news journalist, Akron.
Paul Laurence Dunbar, known as the poet laureate of
Thomas Alva Edison, noted and prolific inventor, Milan.
John Evans, physician and educator, Waynesville.
Clark Gable, actor, Cadiz.
Cass Gilbert, architect, Zanesville.
Lillian Gish, actress, Springfield.
John Herschel Glenn, the first American to orbit the Earth, Cambridge.
Ulysses Simpson Grant, 18th President of the United States, Point
Zane Grey, author, Zanesville.
Harding, President of
the United States, near Blooming Grove.
Benjamin Harrison, 23rd President of the United States, near
Hayes, 19th President
of the United States, Delaware.
Robert Henri, painter, Cincinnati.
Hal Holbrook, actor, Cleveland.
Bob Hope, comedian, Cleveland.
William Dean Howells, author and critic, Martins Ferry.
DeHart Hubbard, the first African-American to earn an Olympic
gold medal, Cincinnati.
inventor of the automobile self-starter, Loudonville.
John Lambert, maker of
America's first automobile, Ohio City.
Kenisaw Mountain Landis, first baseball
John Mercer Langston, the first African-American elected to public
office, Cincinnati, Brownhelm, Oberlin.
Dean Martin, singer
and actor, Steubenville.
William McKinley, President of the United States, Niles.
Marilyn Monroe, actress, Akron.
Morgan, inventor of
the traffic light, Cleveland.
Toni Morrison, Pulitzer Prize winning
Paul Newman, actor, Shaker
Jack William Nicklaus, professional
Annie Oakley, world
champion sharpshooter, Darke County.
Jesse Owens, winner of four track-and-field gold medals
during the 1936 Olympics in Berlin, Cleveland.
Norman Vincent Peale,
clergyman and author, Bowersville.
Luke Perry, actor, Mansfield.
Roy J. Plunkett, inventor of Teflon, New
Tyrone Power, actor, Cincinnati.
Eddie Rickenbacker, aviator, Columbus.
James Ritty, co-inventor of the cash
Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.,
Sherman, army general,
William Finley Semple, inventor of
chewing gum, Mount Vernon.
Steven Spielberg, film director, Cincinnati.
Gloria Steinem, feminist, Toldeo.
Harriet Beecher Stowe, author of "Uncle Tom's Cabin",
William Howard Taft, President of the United States, Cincinnati.
Tecumseh, Shawnee Indian chief, near Columbus.
Lowell Thomas, commentator and author, Woodington.
James Thurber, author and cartoonist, Columbus.
Henry Timken, inventor of the roller
Debra Winger, actress,
Wilbur and Orville
Cy Young, baseball
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