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Guy Potter Benton MP (1865 - 1927)

Guy Potter Wharton Benton was an American educator who served as president of Miami University from 1902–1911, the University of Vermont from 1911–1920, and the University of the Philippines from 1921–...

6/28/2010 8/22/2022

Rev. Erastus Haven (1820 - 1881)

Erastus O. Haven (1820-1881) was a minister and leader of the Methodist Episcopal Church during a vigorous period of its growth and development. The child of a Methodist minister and farmer, he was bor...

3/23/2008 3/15/2022

Randolph Sinks Foster MP (1820 - 1903)

Randolph Sinks Foster (February 22, 1820 – May 1, 1903) was an American bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church, elected in 1872.

3/14/2022 3/15/2022

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.[1] He was ...

6/20/2013 2/16/2022

Harry Lorenzo Vail (1860 - 1935)

attended Wesleyan University in Ohio.ObituaryVAIL, HARRY LORENZO (11 Oct. 1860-27 Feb. 1935), journalist, lawyer, and politician, was born in Cleveland to Judge I. C. and Clara Van Husen Vail.At 19, Va...

10/14/2021 10/14/2021

Aaron John "Jack" Sharp (1904 - 1997)

John "Jack" Sharp (July 29, 1904 – November 16, 1997) was an American botanist and bryologist, considered an expert on mosses. The standard author abbreviation Sharp is used to indicate this person as ...

10/2/2020 10/2/2020

John Allen Holt (1852 - 1915)

Allen Holt, educator, lay leader in the Methodist Protestant church, and state senator, was born near Hillsdale, Guilford County, the son of John Foust and Louisa J. Williams Holt. For forty-one years ...

4/30/2020 4/30/2020

Heaton Baker was a Republican politician who was Ohio Secretary of State from 1856 to 1858, Minnesota Secretary of State, 1860–1862, and served in the American Civil War.LifeJames H. Baker was born May...

4/23/2020 4/23/2020

US Army General. The son of Congressman Henry Clay Van Voorhis, He attended Ohio Wesleyan University and Washington & Jefferson College before enlisting for the Spanish-American War as a Corporal in th...

5/2/2010 8/21/2019

He received his education in the public schools of Holmes County, the academy at Loudonville, and in 1850-51 at the Wesleyan University at Delaware Ohio. He returned to Holmes Co. and taught school unt...

3/2/2019 3/3/2019

William D. Godman (1829 - d.)

D. Godman, the first graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University, and later a member of the faculty. Godman was the President of Baldwin Wallace University (Berea, Ohio) from 1870 to 1875.Godman resigned the ...

5/26/2018 5/26/2018

Hugh L. Nichols (1865 - 1942)

Llewellyn Nichols (March 25, 1865 – December 29, 1942) was an American politician who served as the 32nd Lieutenant Governor of Ohio from 1911 to 1913 and Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Ohio 1913 to 1...

1/15/2018 1/15/2018

of the Court of Common Pleas for 10 yearsMorris Lyon Buchwalter (September 8, 1846 – March 12, 1924) was a radical Ohio Republican jurist of the post-Civil War era whose jurisprudence set a progressive...

6/18/2017 6/18/2017

Ralph Washington Sockman (1889 - 1970)

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 U.S. as the fe...

6/26/2016 6/26/2016

James J. Nance (1900 - 1984)

J. Nance (February 19, 1900 – July 1984) was an American industrialist who became president of Studebaker Packard. Later, he was chief executive of the Central National Bank of Cleveland, chairman of t...

6/26/2016 6/26/2016

Mabel Cratty (1868 - 1928)

Cratty (June 30, 1868 - February 27, 1928) was an American educator and served as the General Secretary of the National Board of the YWCA from 1906 until her death in 1928.BiographyMabel was born to Ha...

6/26/2016 6/26/2016

George Little (1889 - 1957)

Edkin Little (May 27, 1889 – February 23, 1957) was an American football player, and coach of football, basketball, and baseball, and college athletics administrator. He served as the head football coa...

4/29/2015 6/26/2016

Gerald May (1940 - 2005)

"Jerry" Gordon May (June 12, 1940 – April 8, 2005) was an American Psychiatrist and Theologian.Early lifeMay was born June 12, 1940 in Hillsdale, Michigan. He was the half-brother of the existential ps...

6/26/2016 6/26/2016

Charles Wesley Brashears (1891 - 1982)

Wesley Brashares (1891–1982) was an American Bishop of The Methodist Church and the United Methodist Church, elected in 1944.Charles was born 31 March 1891 in Williamsport, Ohio, the son of Isaiah Mark...

6/26/2016 6/26/2016

Alexander Brown Mackie (1894 - 1966)

Brown Mackie was college professor, business college founder, and an American football coach in the United States.Academic contributionsMackie was the co-founder of Brown Mackie College in Salina, Kans...

6/26/2016 6/26/2016
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Robert Pine MP

"Robert Pine"

Pine (born July 10, 1941) is an American actor who is best known as Sgt. Joseph Getraer on the hit NBC television series CHiPs (1977–83).Filmography

8/14/2009 6/26/2016

John Watts McCormick (1831 - 1917)

Watts McCormick (December 20, 1831 – June 25, 1917) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.BiographyBorn near Gallipolis, Ohio, he was the son of John R. and Sarah Wadell McCormick. McCormick attended Ohi...

6/26/2016 6/26/2016

. John Wesley Hoyt (October 13, 1831 – May 23, 1912) was an American politician and educator. Hoyt was the third Governor of Wyoming Territory.Early lifeHoyt was born in Worthington, Ohio and graduated...

5/17/2014 6/26/2016

Sherwood Flemming (June 12, 1905 – September 7, 1996) was an American government official. He served as the United States Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare from 1958 until 1961 under Presiden...

6/26/2016 6/26/2016

Hiram Pitt Bennet (1826 - 1914)

Pitt Bennet (September 2, 1826 – November 11, 1914) was a Congressional delegate from the Territory of Colorado and Colorado Secretary of State.BiographyBennet was born in Carthage, Maine, and moved to...

6/26/2016 6/26/2016

Mildred Gillars ("Axis Sally") (1900 - 1988)

"Axis Sally", "Midge at the Mike"

Elizabeth Gillars (November 29, 1900 – June 25, 1988), nicknamed "Axis Sally" along with Rita Zucca, was an American broadcaster employed by the Third Reich in Nazi Germany to proliferate propaganda du...

6/25/2016 6/25/2016

Washington Steele (December 13, 1839 – July 12, 1922) was an American lawyer, soldier, and politician who twice served as a Congressman for Indiana, from 1881 to 1889 and again from 1895 to 1903. Steel...

6/25/2016 6/25/2016

Vernon Culver (September 6, 1830 – January 10, 1909) was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.Early lifeCulver was born in Logan, Ohio. He received a liberal prepa...

6/25/2016 6/25/2016
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Horace Newton Allen (1858 - 1932)

Newton Allen (1858–1932) was a Protestant medical missionary and a diplomat from the United States to Korea at the end of the Joseon Dynasty.BiographyHe was born in Delaware, Ohio on April 23, 1858. He...

6/25/2016 6/25/2016

Goodlove Cosgrove (April 10, 1847 – March 28, 1909) was an American politician. He served as the sixth Governor of the state of Washington. He was a U.S. Civil War veteran and educator and a Republican...

5/2/2013 6/25/2016

Myron Timothy Herrick (October 9, 1854 – March 31, 1929) was a Republican politician from Ohio. He served as the 42nd Governor of Ohio.From 1885 to 1888, Herrick was a member of Cleveland City Council....

3/12/2015 6/25/2016

"The History of Colorado, Page 680Samuel H. Elbert was born in Logan county, Ohio, in 1833. Iowa Territory. His father, a physician of prominence in his profession, removed in 1840 to the then Territor...

2/19/2009 5/1/2016

Branch Rickey, Jr. (1914 - 1961)

Branch Rickey, Jr. (January 31, 1914 – April 10, 1961) was an American front office executive in Major League Baseball. The son of Baseball Hall of Fame club executive Branch Rickey, who among his many...

12/27/2014 4/23/2016

Fielding Harris Yost MP (1871 - 1946)

Fielding Harris Yost (April 30, 1871 – August 20, 1946) was an American football player, coach, and college athletics administrator. He served as the head football coach at Ohio Wesleyan University (18...

10/28/2008 4/13/2016

Branch Rickey III MP

"Branch Rickey III"

Barrett Rickey, born 1 November, 1945, grandson of Branch Rickey, serves as the president of the Pacific Coast League. He replaced the retiring Bill Cutler, who served as PCL president from 1979 to 199...

12/27/2014 4/3/2016

Branch Rickey (1881 - 1965)

Branch Rickey (December 20, 1881 – December 9, 1965) was an innovative Major League Baseball executive elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1967. He was known for breaking Major League Baseball's co...

8/21/2011 4/3/2016

Rev. Lemen Taylor Clark (1846 - 1878)

He served as commissary sergeant of the 193rd O.V.I. until the close of the war. He graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, with a Masters of Divinity and took a pastoral charge of Perrysbur...

9/28/2015 12/3/2015

Eugene Stanley (December 28, 1844 – October 13, 1910) was the 15th Governor of Kansas.Biography Born in Danville, Knox County, Ohio, Stanley was the son of a physician, reared on a farm, and educated i...

6/2/2013 9/28/2015

Lucy Webb Hayes, First Lady ("Lemonade Lucy") MP (1831 - 1889)

"Lemonade Lucy"

Ware Webb Hayes (August 28, 1831 – June 25, 1889) was a First Lady of the United States and the wife of President Rutherford B. Hayes.Historians have christened her "Lemonade Lucy" due to her staunch s...

3/19/2007 9/28/2015

Marshall Hamilton (May 28, 1847 – September 22, 1905) was the 18th Governor of Illinois, serving from 1883 to 1885. Born in Union County, Ohio, Hamilton became interested in politics at a young age, jo...

10/6/2013 9/28/2015

Nehemiah Green, Governor (1837 - 1890)

Green (March 8, 1837 – January 12, 1890) was the fourth Governor of Kansas, serving in that position on an interim basis from November 1868 to January 1869. He subsequently served as Speaker pro Tempor...

6/2/2013 9/28/2015

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

"Fire Alarm Joe"

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 lifeJoseph B. Foraker was born on a farm near the town...

1/27/2012 9/28/2015

Fairbanks (May 11, 1852 – June 4, 1918) was a Senator from Indiana (1897–1905) and the 26th Vice President of the United States (1905–1909).Born in a log cabin near Delaware, Ohio, Fairbanks's ancestry...

11/11/2008 9/28/2015

Walter Ernest Clark (1873 - 1955)

Walter Ernest Clark who was recently elected President of the University of Nevada, was born at Defiance. Ohio, on June 9. 1873. He graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University in 1896, and in 1903 the degr...

9/28/2015 9/28/2015