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Badger, Joseph (1757-1847)

Submitted by Gary Moss Joseph Badger was one of the first and most prominent Congregational itinerant missionaries in the part of northeast Ohio first created and settled as the Connecticut Western Reserve. Born in 1757, Badger was a Revolutionary War veteran from Massachusetts who…

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Baker, Irving L. (1897-1933)

Submitted by Det. Brian E. Crites, Warren Police Department Warren Police Patrolman living L. Baker died on January 6, 1933 from injuries sustained while subduing a local drunk at a Downtown Warren speakeasy in December 1932. Patrolman Baker was sent to a speakeasy on…

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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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Brown, James F. (1918-2015)

Submitted by Jane Anthony James F. Brown was editor of the Warren Tribune Chronicle. He was born in Centralia, Illinois in 1918. His family moved to Akron, Ohio and then to Niles where Jim attended High School. It was in high school…

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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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Butler, Joseph

Submitted by Gary Moss Joseph Badger was one of the first and most prominent Congregational itinerant missionaries in the part of northeast Ohio first created and settled as the Connecticut Western Reserve.   Born in 1757, Badger was a Revolutionary War veteran from…

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Clingan, Margaretta Thomas (1869-1952)

Submitted by Niles Historical Society Margaretta Thomas Clingan (1869-1952), daughter of John R. Thomas(1834-1898), founder of the Niles Fire Brick Company, and Margaret Morgan(1834-1918) and sister to Congressman W. Aubrey Thomas. She married Thomas Omar Clingan, a medical doctor, in 1888 and the family had…

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Crane, Clarence (1875-1931)

Submitted by Gavin Esposito Clarence A. Crane (April 5th, 1875–July 6th, 1931) was a confectioner responsible for the invention of Lifesavers candy. For a brief time, he resided in Trumbull County, owning a maple syrup refinery in Warren Born on April 5th, 1875 as the…

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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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Davis, Rachel (1885-1954)

Submitted by Lois Werner, Brookfield Historical Society Rachel Sophia Williams Stuart Davis Bricker Rachel was the fifth child of eight children of Welsh miner James and Sophia Jones Williams. Born June 10, 1885 into poverty she married William Stuart at age 19, had a son,…

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Deming, Zell Hart (1869-1936)

Submitted by Mitzi Sabella Zell Hart Deming was born on September 18, 1869, in Trumbull County, Ohio.  Around 1890, she married Frank Hart and moved to Chicago. After Frank’s passing in 1893, she moved back to Warren with her infant daughter. She then began to…

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Economos, D. James (1938-2015)

Submitted by the Economos Family Jim Economos was born on October 29, 1938, in Warren, Ohio, the only son of Harry and Joan Econo-mos. Jim attended Warren schools from Garfield Elementary School to East Junior High School through Warren G. Harding High School, where he…

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Flowers, Frank H. (1868-1919)

Submitted by Det. Brian E. Crites, Warren Police Department On April 3, 1919, Warren Police Chief Frank H. Flowers was with Youngstown, Ohio Police Chief Watkins driving back to Youngstown with an unknown female on Niles Avenue between East and South Homewood Ave. SE. Chief…

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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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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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