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Ohio Women's Hall of Fame

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  • Elsie Janis (1889 - 1956)
    Elsie Janis (March 16, 1889 – February 26, 1956) was an American singer, songwriter, actress, and screenwriter. Entertaining the troops during World War I immortalized her as "the sweetheart of the A...
  • Lucy Webb Hayes, First Lady ("Lemonade Lucy") (1831 - 1889)
    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...
  • Mildred Benson (1905 - 2002)
    Find a Grave Birth: Jul. 10, 1905 Ladora Iowa County Iowa, USA Death: May 28, 2002 Toledo Lucas County Ohio, USA Author. She is most commonly known as 'Carolyn Keene', author of 23 of the first...
  • Amelia Bingham (1869 - 1927)
    Amelia Swilley Bingham (March 20, 1869 – September 1, 1927) was an American actress from Hicksville, Ohio. Her Broadway career extended from (1896 - 1926). Bingham attended Ohio Wesleyan University...
  • Maya Lin
    Maya Ying Lin is an American designer and artist who is known for her work in sculpture and land art. She achieved national recognition at the age of 21 while still an undergraduate at Yale University ...

The Ohio Women's Hall of Fame was founded in 1978 and has 356 members. It provides public recognition for the achievements of Ohio women that better their state, their country and their world. It is one of several across the United States honoring the achievements of women within the individual states.