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List of famous people who died in Ohio, with photos when available. These notable Ohio deaths are loosely ordered by how famous each person was, meaning the most well-known people are at the top of the list. Some of the people mentioned below were celebrities who died in Ohio, while others were just renowned in their line of work. Either way everyone on this list has Ohio listed as their official place of death in any public records. Each prominent person who passed away in Ohio has information about them next to their names, including the year they were born and their place of birth.

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This list of historic deaths in Ohio includes athletes, musicians, celebrities and notable local figures.

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Orville Wright is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died in Ohio
Orville Wright Died at 77 (1871-1948)

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Wilbur Wright is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died in Ohio
Wilbur Wright Died at 45 (1867-1912)

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Garrett Morgan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died in Ohio
Garrett Morgan Died at 85 (1878-1963)

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Jennifer Lyn Jackson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died in Ohio
Jennifer Lyn Jackson Died at 41 (1969-2010)

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Neil Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died in Ohio
Neil Armstrong Died at 82 (1930-2012)

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Rudy Ray Moore is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died in Ohio
Rudy Ray Moore Died at 81 (1927-2008)

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Rutherford B. Hayes is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died in Ohio
Rutherford B. Hayes Died at 71 (1822-1893)

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Charles F. Kettering is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Who Died in Ohio
Charles F. Kettering Died at 82 (1876-1958)

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Samuel T. Wellman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Who Died in Ohio
Samuel T. Wellman Died at 72 (1847-1919)

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Michael Joseph Owens is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Who Died in Ohio
Michael Joseph Owens Died at 64 (1859-1923)

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Theophilus Van Kannel is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Who Died in Ohio
Theophilus Van Kannel Died at 78 (1841-1919)

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Lefty Grove is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Who Died in Ohio
Lefty Grove Died at 75 (1900-1975)

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Harvey Pekar is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Who Died in Ohio
Harvey Pekar Died at 71 (1939-2010)

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Bob Feller is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Who Died in Ohio
Bob Feller Died at 92 (1918-2010)

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Carl Stokes is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Who Died in Ohio
Carl Stokes Died at 69 (1927-1996)

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Dimebag Darrell is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Who Died in Ohio
Dimebag Darrell Died at 38 (1966-2004)

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Cy Young is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Who Died in Ohio
Cy Young Died at 88 (1867-1955)

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Harriet Beecher Stowe is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Who Died in Ohio
Harriet Beecher Stowe Died at 85 (1811-1896)

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James McCune Smith is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Who Died in Ohio
James McCune Smith Died at 52 (1813-1865)

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Horace Mann is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Who Died in Ohio
Horace Mann Died at 63 (1796-1859)

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Rufus Putnam is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Who Died in Ohio
Rufus Putnam Died at 86 (1738-1824)

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Charles W. Chesnutt is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Who Died in Ohio
Charles W. Chesnutt Died at 74 (1858-1932)

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Martha Chase is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Who Died in Ohio
Martha Chase Died at 76 (1927-2003)

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DeHart Hubbard is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Who Died in Ohio
DeHart Hubbard Died at 73 (1903-1976)

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G. S. Maddala is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Who Died in Ohio
G. S. Maddala Died at 66 (1933-1999)

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J. Warren Keifer is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Who Died in Ohio
J. Warren Keifer Died at 96 (1836-1932)

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Tom Mooney is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Who Died in Ohio
Tom Mooney Died at 52 (1954-2006)

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Newton D. Baker is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Who Died in Ohio
Newton D. Baker Died at 66 (1871-1937)

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Cozy Cole is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Who Died in Ohio
Cozy Cole Died at 72 (1909-1981)

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Gerald Levert is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Who Died in Ohio
Gerald Levert Died at 40 (1966-2006)

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Masumi Hayashi is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Who Died in Ohio
Masumi Hayashi Died at 61 (1945-2006)

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Clement Vallandigham is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Who Died in Ohio
Clement Vallandigham Died at 51 (1820-1871)

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Isaac R. Sherwood is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Who Died in Ohio
Isaac R. Sherwood Died at 90 (1835-1925)

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Jack Taylor is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Who Died in Ohio
Jack Taylor Died at 64 (1874-1938)

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Wayne Hays is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Who Died in Ohio
Wayne Hays Died at 78 (1911-1989)

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Cassie Chadwick is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Who Died in Ohio
Cassie Chadwick Died at 50 (1857-1907)

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Keith Prentice is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Who Died in Ohio
Keith Prentice Died at 52 (1940-1992)

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David K. Watson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Who Died in Ohio
David K. Watson Died at 69 (1849-1918)

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William McLean is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Who Died in Ohio
William McLean Died at 45 (1794-1839)

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Rane Arroyo is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Who Died in Ohio
Rane Arroyo Died at 56 (1954-2010)

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Brittanie Cecil is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Who Died in Ohio

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Thomas B. Kyle is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Who Died in Ohio
Thomas B. Kyle Died at 59 (1856-1915)

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Henry C. Lord is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Who Died in Ohio
Henry C. Lord Died at 60 (1824-1884)

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Amos Foster is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Who Died in Ohio
Amos Foster Died at 72 (1880-1952)

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Rusty Hevelin is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Who Died in Ohio
Rusty Hevelin Died at 89 (1922-2011)

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David Zeisberger is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Who Died in Ohio
David Zeisberger Died at 87 (1721-1808)

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Katherine McKinley is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Who Died in Ohio
Katherine McKinley Died at 4 (1871-1875)

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Coleman W. Avery is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Who Died in Ohio
Coleman W. Avery Died at 58 (1880-1938)

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Al Lerner is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Who Died in Ohio
Al Lerner Died at 69 (1933-2002)

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Lucy Webb Hayes is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Who Died in Ohio
Lucy Webb Hayes Died at 58 (1831-1889)