Cookie Cunningham
Harold Brewer "Cookie" Cunningham (February 4, 1905 - November 3, 1995) was an American professional football player, basketball player, and basketball coach.A two-sport athlete at Ohio State Universi...
George W. Morgan
George Washington Morgan (September 20, 1820 – July 26, 1893) was an American soldier, lawyer, politician, and diplomat. He fought in the Texas Revolution and the Mexican-American War, and was a gener...
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Benton Jay Hall
Benton Jay "Ben" Hall (January 13, 1835 - January 5, 1894) was a one-term Democratic U.S. Representative from Iowa's 1st congressional district in southeastern Iowa.Born in Mount Vernon, Ohio, Hall mo...
Charles F. West
Charles Franklin West (January 12, 1895 in Mount Vernon, Ohio — December 27, 1955 in Bradenton, Florida) was a member of the United States House of Representatives.
West received his education at ...
Jesse B. Thomas
Jesse Burgess Thomas (1777 – May 2, 1853) was born in Shepherdstown, Virginia (now West Virginia). He served as a delegate from the Indiana Territory to the tenth Congress and later se...
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Charles D. Martin
Charles Drake Martin (August 5, 1829 – August 27, 1911) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.Born in Mount Vernon, Ohio, Martin attended the public schools and Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio. He studied...
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Harry Wolverton
Harry Sterling Wolverton (December 6, 1873 – February 4, 1937), nicknamed "Fighting Harry", was an American professional baseball player. He played all or part of nine seasons in Major League Bas...
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John K. Miller
John Krepps Miller (May 25, 1819 - August 11, 1863) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.Born in Mount Vernon, Ohio, Miller attended the public schools.He was graduated from Jefferson College, Canonsbu...
Paul Lynde
Paul Edward Lynde (/lɪnd/; June 13, 1926 – January 10, 1982) was an American comedian and actor.A noted character actor with a distinctively campy and snarky persona that often poked fu...
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Frank H. Hurd
Frank Hunt Hurd (December 25, 1840 – July 10, 1896) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio for three separate terms.
Hurd was born in Mount Vernon, Ohio. He was the son of Rollin C. Hurd, a local jud...
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Red Blair
Howard Holt "Red" Blair (February 21, 1900 – November 30, 1947) was an American football and basketball player, coach, and college athletics administrator in Ohio and Missouri. He served as the...
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Lansford Hastings
Lansford Warren Hastings (1819–1870) is best remembered as the developer of Hastings Cutoff, a shortcut across what is now the state of Utah, a factor in the Donner Party disaster of 1846.
Born to...
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Ollie Cline
Oliver Monroe "Ollie" Cline (December 31, 1925 – May 12, 2001) was a college and professional American football fullback who played for the Ohio State Buckeyes, Cleveland Browns and Detroit Lions in t...
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Henry Blanchard Freeman
Henry Blanchard Freeman (January 17, 1837 - October 16, 1915) was an American soldier who received the Medal of Honor for valor during the American Civil War.
Freeman served in the American Civil ...
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Dan Emmett
Daniel Decatur "Dan" Emmett (October 29, 1815 – June 28, 1904) was an American songwriter, entertainer, and founder of the first troupe of the blackface minstrel tradition.
Of Irish ancestry...
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George W. Geddes
George Washington Geddes (July 16, 1824 - November 9, 1892) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.Born in Mount Vernon, Ohio, Geddes attended the common schools.He studied law under Columbus Delano.He w...
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Delano Ames
Delano Ames (May 29, 1906 – January 1987) was an American writer of detective stories. Ames was the author of some 20 books, many of them featuring a husband and wife detective team of amateurs ...
Daniel Sheldon Norton
Daniel Sheldon Norton (April 12, 1829 – July 13, 1870) was an American politician. Norton was born in Mount Vernon, Ohio and served in the Mexican-American War. He moved to Minnesota in...
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Columbus Delano
Columbus Delano, (June 4, 1809 – October 23, 1896) was a lawyer and a statesman and a member of the prominent Delano family. Delano was elected U.S. Congressman from Ohio, serving two terms; the...
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William J. Hosey
William J. Hosey (May 5, 1854 - September 10, 1937) was an American politician and the 20th mayor of Fort Wayne, Indiana. Between 1905 and 1934 he served four non-consecutive terms of office.
He w...
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Vaughn Wiester
Vaughn Wiester (born July 11, 1945) is an American jazz musician and educator.Born in Abilene, Texas and raised in Mount Vernon, Ohio, Wiester began playing with local jazz bands in his teens. After ...
William C. Cooper
William Craig Cooper (December 18, 1832 – August 29, 1902) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.Born in Mount Vernon, Ohio, Cooper attended the public schools and Mount Vernon Academy.He studied law.He...
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Jim Stillwagon
Jim Stillwagon (born February 11, 1949) is a former all star American college football player and Canadian Football League player.Stillwagon was a three-year starter with the Ohio State Buckeyes. He ...
Joe Ardner
Joseph A. "Old Hoss" Ardner (February 27, 1858 in Mt. Vernon, Ohio – September 15, 1935 in Cleveland, Ohio) was a second baseman in Major League Baseball. He played 2 non-consecutive seasons for Cleve...
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Ralph Washington Sockman
Ralph Washington Sockman (October 1, 1889 – August 29, 1970) was the senior pastor of Christ Church (United Methodist) in New York City, United States. He gained considerable prominence in the ...
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