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Sutliff, Milton (1806-1878)

Submitted by Melissa Karman, The Sutliff Museum Milton Sutliff (1806-1878) was born in Vernon Township, Trumbull County, Ohio on October 16, 1806. He was the fifth of seven children of Samuel Sutliff (1765-1840) and Ruth Granger (1770-1843). Milton graduated from Western Reserve College in…

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Sutliff, Levi (1804-1864)

Submitted by Melissa Karman, The Sutliff Museum Levi Sutliff (1804-1864) was born July 12, 1804 in Vernon, Ohio, the son of Samuel Sutliff (1765-1840) and Ruth Granger (1770-1843). Levi grew up and studied law in Trumbull County. In 1840, he was admitted to the bar…

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Wheeler, Wayne (1869-1927)

Submitted by Lois Werner, Brookfield Historical Society Wayne Bidwell Wheeler (1869 – 1927) Much has been written about Prohibition and the man behind the passing of the 18th Amendment. There were good reasons for the movement.  Men were heavy drinkers and women formed the Women’s…

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Organ, Joe (1891-1966)

Submitted by Lois Werner, Brookfield Historical Society At the age of 29, Joseph LeRoy Organ qualified for the Olympics when he finished second in the 1920 New York marathon. He then ran the marathon in the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp, Belgium.  It was a…

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Bunts, Frank Emory (1861-1928)

Submitted by the Girard Historical Society Henry and Susan Banhisel’s second daughter Clara married her school sweetheart, William Carey (W.C.) Bunts in 1858.  W.C. raised a unit in the Civil War and served until 1866.  He took his family to Cleveland after the War to…

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Hall, Ernie (1897-1972)

Ernie Hall, who was born in 1897 and died in 1972, is believed to be the first man continuously and actively engaged and employed in aviation for over 50 years. To the people of Warren, Ohio, they were able to observe the pioneer of aviation…

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Brackett, Leigh (1915-1978)

Leigh Brackett was a famous science fiction writer who became known as the Queen of Space Opera. She was also a noted Hollywood screenwriter who worked on such films as The Big Sleep (1946), Rio Bravo (1959) and The Long Goodbye (1973). She also…

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Darrow, Clarence (1854-1938)

Submitted by Gary Moss Clarence Seward Darrow is generally regarded as the greatest criminal lawyer of the 20th Century as well as one its most colorful – and controversial – characters.  Born in Farmdale on April 18, 1854, he grew up in nearby Kinsman, in…

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McGranahan, James (1840-1907)

Submitted by Gary Moss James McGranahan was a national composer of hymns and a singer for the evangelical meetings held by Daniel Whittle during the great wave of revivals at the end of the 19th Century. Born near Adamsville, Pennsylvania on July 4, 1840, McGranahan…

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Scott, Ernest L. (1877-1966)

Submitted by Gary Moss Ernest Lyman Scott was an American physiologist best known for his groundbreaking research on isolating insulin from the pancreas to treat diabetes. Born in Kinsman in 1877, Scott earned his bachelor of science degree from Ohio Wesleyan University, his master of…

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Hamilton, Edmond (1904-1977)

Edmond Moore Hamilton was a popular author of science fiction stories and novels through the mid-twentieth century. During his career he wrote more than 30 science fiction novels and 400 stories.

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