List of people from Ohio

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The following is a list of famous people born in Ohio, and people who spent significant periods of their lives living in Ohio.

Journalists, photojournalists, writers, cartoonists, poets, authors, playwrights, screenwriters, film directors, film producers, critics, etc.[edit]

Politicians, public servants, public officeholders, etc.[edit]

Artists, painters, sculptors, photographers, etc.[edit]

Actors, models, and miscellaneous performers[edit]

Miscellaneous celebrities[edit]

Singers, musicians, composers, songwriters, conductors, etc.[edit]

Soldiers, sailors, etc.[edit]

Architects, inventors, explorers, adventurers, astronauts, aviators, spies, etc.[edit]

Athletes, coaches, etc.[edit]

Businesspeople, entrepreneurs, etc.[edit]

Publishers, media moguls, etc.[edit]

Activists, philanthropists, public agitators, advocates, lawyers, etc.[edit]


Scholars, scientists, historians, theorists, philosophers, opinionists, etc.[edit]

Educators, religious leaders, lecturers, motivational speakers, self-help gurus, etc.[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Who Was Who in America, Historical Volume, 1607–1896. Marquis Who's Who. 1967.