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Robert C. Kirk (1821 - 1898)

Robert C. Kirk was an American politician who served as the fifth Lieutenant Governor of Ohio from 1860 to 1862.[1] Kirk was born February 26, 1821 in Mount Pleasant, Jefferson County, Ohio.[2] He at...

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John W. Bricker, Governor, U.S. Senator (1893 - 1986)

John William Bricker (September 6, 1893 – March 22, 1986) was a United States Senator and the 54th Governor of Ohio. A member of the Republican Party, he was the Republican nominee for Vice Pr...

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Gov. A. Victor Donahey, U.S. Senator (1873 - 1946)

Alvin Victor Donahey (also known as A. Victor Donahey, A. Vic Donahey, Vic Donahey, A. V. Donahey, or Honest Vic Donahey) (July 7, 1873 – April 8, 1946) was a Democratic Party politician from ...

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Charles W. Foster, Governor, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury (1828 - 1904)

) Charles William Foster, Jr. (April 12, 1828 – January 9, 1904) was a U.S. Republican politician from Ohio. Foster was the 35th Governor of Ohio, and later went on to serve as Secretary of ...

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David Tod, Governor (1805 - 1868)

David Tod (February 21, 1805 – November 13, 1868) was a politician and industrialist from the U.S. state of Ohio. As the 25th Governor of Ohio, Tod gained recognition for his forceful and ener...

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Martin L. Davey, Governor (1884 - 1946)

Martin Luther Davey (July 25, 1884 – March 31, 1946) was a Democratic politician from Ohio. He was the 53rd Governor of Ohio. Childhood Davey was born in Kent, Ohio in 1884. His father was...

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John J. Gilligan, Governor (1921 - 2013)

John Joyce "Jack" Gilligan (born March 22, 1921) is an American Democratic politician from the state of Ohio who served as a U.S. Representative and the 62nd Governor of Ohio. He is the father of Kat...

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James M. Cox, Governor (1870 - 1957)

James Middleton Cox (March 31, 1870 – July 15, 1957) was the 46th and 48th Governor of Ohio, U.S. Representative from Ohio and Democratic candidate for President of the United States in the el...

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William Dennison, Jr., Governor, U.S. Postmaster General (1815 - 1882)

. William Dennison, Jr. (November 23, 1815 – June 15, 1882) was a Whig and Republican politician from Ohio. He served as the 24th Governor of Ohio and as U.S. Postmaster General in the Cabinet...

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Governor Bob Taft MP

Robert Alphonso "Bob" Taft II (born January 8, 1942) served as a Republican governor of the U.S. state of Ohio from 1999-2007. Although Taft was born in Boston, Massachusetts, he was raised in Cinc...

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Myers Young Cooper (1873 - 1958)

Myers Young Cooper (November 25, 1873 – December 6, 1958) was a Republican politician from Ohio. Cooper was the 51st Governor of Ohio. Born In St. Louisville, Ohio, the youngest of eleven chil...

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Judson Harmon, Governor, U.S. Attorney General (1846 - 1927)

Judson Harmon (February 3, 1846 – February 22, 1927) was a Democratic politician from Ohio. He served as United States Attorney General under President Grover Cleveland and later served as the...

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Brig. General Andrew L. Harris (USA), Governor (1835 - 1915)

Andrew Lintner Harris (also known as The Farmer-Statesman) (November 17, 1835 – September 13, 1915) was one of the heroes of the Battle of Gettysburg and the last Civil War general to serve as...

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George Kilbon Nash (1842 - 1904)

Nash was born in York Township, Medina County, Ohio. He attended the preparatory school at Western Reserve College. At 20 years of age he entered Oberlin College and stayed until his sophomore year, wh...

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Asa Smith Bushnell (1834 - 1904)

Asa Smith Bushnell I (September 16, 1834 – January 15, 1904) was a Republican politician from Ohio. He served as the 40th Governor of Ohio. Bushnell was president of Warder, Bushnell and Glessne...

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William McKinley, 25th President of the USA MP (1843 - 1901)

William McKinley, Jr. (January 29, 1843–September 14, 1901) was the twenty-fifth President of the United States, and the last veteran of the American Civil War to be elected. By the 1880s, thi...

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Joseph B. Foraker, Governor, U.S. Senator (1846 - 1917)

Joseph Benson Foraker (July 5, 1846 – May 10, 1917) was a Republican politician from Ohio. He served as the 37th Governor of Ohio from 1886 to 1890. Early life Joseph B. Foraker was bo...

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George Hoadly, Governor (1826 - 1902)

George Hoadly (July 31, 1826 - August 26, 1902) was a Democratic politician. He served as the 36th Governor of Ohio. Hoadly was born in New Haven, Connecticut, on July 31, 1826. As the son of Geo...

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Gov. Richard M. Bishop (1812 - 1893)

Ohio Governor Richard Moore Bishop Office Dates: Jan 14, 1878 - Jan 12, 1880 Born: Nov 04, 1812 Passed: Mar 02, 1893 Birth State: Kentucky Party: Democratic Family: Married; three child...

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William Allen, Governor, U.S. Senator (1803 - 1879)

) William Allen (December 18 or 27, 1803– July 11, 1879) was an Democratic Representative, Senator and 31st Governor of Ohio. He moved to the U.S. state of Ohio after his parents died, residin...

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Edward Follansbee Noyes, son of Theodore Noyes & Hannah (1832 - 1890)

"Political Graveyard": Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; Governor of Ohio, 1872-74; U.S. Minister to France, 1877-81. 1890. Interment at Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio. "Hist of...

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Rutherford B. Hayes, 19th President of the USA MP (1822 - 1893)

American politician, lawyer, military leader and the 19th President of the United States (1877–1881). Hayes was elected President by one electoral vote after the highly disputed election of 1876...

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Maj. General Jacob Dolson Cox (USA), Governor, 10th U.S. Secretary of the Interior (1828 - 1900)

Jacob Dolson Cox, (Jr.) (October 27, 1828 – August 4, 1900) was a lawyer, a Union Army general during the American Civil War, and later a Republican politician from Ohio. He served as the 28th...

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Colonel Charles Anderson (USA), Governor (1814 - 1895)

) Charles Anderson (June 1, 1814 – September 2, 1895) was first a Whig and later a Republican politician from Ohio. He served briefly as the 27th Governor of Ohio. Anderson was born in Louis...

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Salmon P. Chase, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 6th Chief Justice of the United States (1808 - 1873)

Salmon Portland Chase (January 13, 1808 – May 7, 1873) was an American politician and jurist who served as U.S. Senator from Ohio and the 23rd Governor of Ohio; as U.S. Treasury Secretary under ...

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Reuben Wood (1792 - 1864)

Reuben Wood (1792 or 1793 – October 1, 1864) was a Democratic politician from the U.S. state of Ohio. He served as the 21st Governor of Ohio. Wood was born near Middletown, Rutland County, Ver...

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William Bebb, Governor (c.1802 - 1873)

Edward and Margaret Bebb's oldest child, William Bebb, was to become in turn local schoolmaster, lawyer, governor of Ohio from 1846-49, a campaign manager for Abraham Lincoln in the 1860 election, an...

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Mordecai Bartley, US Congress, Gov. (1783 - 1870)

Mordecai Bartley (December 16, 1783 – October 10, 1870) was a Whig politician from Ohio. He served as the 18th Governor of Ohio. Bartley succeeded his son, Thomas W. Bartley as governor, one o...

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Thomas W. Bartley, Gov (1812 - 1885)

Thomas Welles Bartley (also known as Thomas W. Bartley) (February 11, 1812– June 20, 1885) was a Democratic politician from the U.S. state of Ohio. He served as the 17th Governor of Ohio. Bart...

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Gov. Thomas Corwin (1794 - 1865)

Thomas Corwin (July 29, 1794 – December 18, 1865), also known as Tom Corwin and The Wagon Boy, was a politician from the state of Ohio who served as a prosecuting attorney, a member of the Ohio ...

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Gov. Wilson Shannon, US Congress (1802 - 1877)

Wilson Shannon (February 24, 1802 - August 30, 1877) was a Democratic politician from Ohio and Kansas. He served as the 14th and 16th Governor of Ohio, and was the first governor of Ohio born in the st...

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Gov. Joseph Vance, US Congress (1786 - 1852)

A salt farmer, Vance gained a commission during the War of 1812 and rose quickly from Major to Major General. He served in the Ohio House of Representatives in 1812-1813, 1815–1816 and 1818-1819...

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Robert Lucas, 1st Gov. of Iowa Territory (1781 - 1853)

) Robert Lucas (April 1, 1781 – February 7, 1853) was the 12th Governor of the U.S. state of Ohio, serving from 1832 to 1836. He served as the first Governor of Iowa Territory from 1838 to 184...

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Brig. General Duncan McArthur, Governor (1772 - 1839)

Duncan McArthur (June 14, 1772 – April 29, 1839) was a Federalist and National Republican politician from Ohio. He served as the 11th Governor of Ohio. Born to Scottish immigrants in Dutches...

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Gov. Allen Trimble (1783 - 1870)

Served as 8th and 10th governor of Ohio. profile photo from:

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Ethan Allen Brown, U.S. Senator, Ohio Gov. (1776 - 1852)

Allen Brown (July 4, 1776 – February 24, 1852) was a Democratic-Republican politician. He served as the seventh Governor of Ohio. Brown was born in Darien, Connecticut to a Revolutionary W...

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Thomas Worthington, Governor, U.S. Senator (1773 - 1827)

) Thomas Worthington (July 16, 1773 – June 20, 1827) was a Democratic-Republican politician from Ohio. He served as the sixth Governor of Ohio. Born in Charles Town, Virginia (now West Vir...

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Othniel Looker, Governor (1757 - 1845)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for NEW JERSEY with the rank of Private. DAR Ancestor #: A071415. The only governor of Ohio to serve in the American Revolution. Othniel Looker (October 4, 17...

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Gov. Return J Meigs II, US Sen,. Postmaster Gen. (c.1764 - 1825)

From Wikipedia: Return Jonathan Meigs, Jr. (also known as Return J. Meigs, Jr.) (pronunciation: "Megz" - rhymes with "eggs") (November 17, 1764–March 29, 1825) was a Democratic-Republican politi...

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Gov. Samuel Huntington (1765 - 1817)

The third governor of Ohio, Samuel Huntington , was born in Coventry, Connecticut, on October 4, 1765. His father was Reverend Joseph Huntington, a minister of liberal views and a descendant of Simon...

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Edward Tiffin, Governor, U.S. Senator (1766 - 1829)

Edward Tiffin (June 19, 1766 – August 9, 1829) was a Democratic-Republican politician from Ohio, and first Governor of the state. No man who has occupied the gubernatorial chair of Ohio ha...

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