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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
Dec. at 77 (1871-1948)
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Wilbur Wright is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died in Ohio
Dec. at 45 (1867-1912)
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Garrett Morgan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died in Ohio
Dec. 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
Dec. at 41 (1969-2010)
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Neil Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died in Ohio
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. at 78 (1841-1919)
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Lefty Grove is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Who Died in Ohio
Dec. at 75 (1900-1975)
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Harvey Pekar is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Who Died in Ohio
Dec. at 71 (1939-2010)
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Bob Feller is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Who Died in Ohio
Dec. at 92 (1918-2010)
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Carl Stokes is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Who Died in Ohio
Dec. at 69 (1927-1996)
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Dimebag Darrell is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Who Died in Ohio
Dec. at 38 (1966-2004)
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Cy Young is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Who Died in Ohio
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. at 52 (1813-1865)
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Horace Mann is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Who Died in Ohio
Dec. at 63 (1796-1859)
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Rufus Putnam is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Who Died in Ohio
Dec. 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
Dec. at 74 (1858-1932)
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Martha Chase is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Who Died in Ohio
Dec. at 76 (1927-2003)
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DeHart Hubbard is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Who Died in Ohio
Dec. 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
Dec. at 66 (1933-1999)