Famous People from Ohio

Famous People from Ohio

Ohio is a state in the United States of America, located around the midwestern region. The state is a home to a number of artists, musicians, as well as politicians. Let's take a look...
Historyplex Staff
Ohio is the 34th largest state by area in the United States of America, but it ranks seventh on the list of most populous states. 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. Many famous Americans hail from Ohio, and have carved their name in history for various reasons. Let's find out who they are.
List of Famous People from Ohio
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

Entrepreneurs
  • 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

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

Artists
  • 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

Politicians
  • 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

This is a 'small' list of renowned personalities hailing from the state of Ohio. There are many popular sports personalities, film directors, actors, playwrights, singers, musicians, etc. from the state of Ohio.