People from Greene County, Ohio

Posted Oct 26, 2009
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  1. Eleanor Parker

    Eleanor Parker


    Eleanor Jean Parker (June 26, 1922 – December 9, 2013) was an American actress who appeared in some 80 movies and television series. An actress of notable versatility, she was called Woman of a Thousand Faces by Doug McClelland, author of a biography of Parker by the same title.

  2. Irene Bedard

    Irene Bedard


    Irene Bedard (born July 22, 1967) is an American actress, who has played many Native American characters in a variety of films, most notably Pocahontas in the 1995 film Pocahontas.

  3. Janet C. Wolfenbarger

    Janet C. Wolfenbarger


    Janet Carol Wolfenbarger (née Libby; 1958) is a former United States Air Force four-star general who served as the eighth commander of Air Force Materiel Command from June 5, 2012 to June 8, 2015. She was the first woman to achieve the rank of general in the Air Force. Wolfenbarger retired from the Air Force after over 35 years of service.

  4. Justin Masterson

    Justin Masterson


    Justin Daniel Masterson (born March 22, 1985) is a Jamaican-born American professional baseball starting pitcher who is a free agent of Major League Baseball (MLB). Drafted by the Red Sox in the second round of the 2006 MLB Draft from San Diego State University, he made his MLB debut two years later. Masterson has also played in MLB for the Cleveland Indians and St. Louis Cardinals. Known for primarily throwing a sinking fastball, the right-hander stands 6' 6" (198 cm) tall, and weighs 250 lb (113 kg).

  5. Darrell McCall

    Darrell McCall


    Darrell McCall (born April 30, 1940) is a country music performer, known for his honky tonk and traditional country musical style at the height of his career in the 1960s, and his return to popularity during the Outlaw country era in the late 1970s.

  6. Norman Vincent Peale

    Norman Vincent Peale


    Norman Vincent Peale (May 31, 1898 – December 24, 1993) was a minister and author (most notably of The Power of Positive Thinking) and a progenitor of "positive thinking". His ideas were not accepted by mental health experts.

  7. Sarah Jane Woodson Early

    Sarah Jane Woodson Early


    Sarah Jane Woodson Early, born Sarah Jane Woodson (November 15, 1825 – August 1907), was an American educator, black nationalist, temperance activist and author. A graduate of Oberlin College, she was hired at Wilberforce University in 1858 as the first African-American woman college instructor.

  8. James H. Kyle

    James H. Kyle


    James Henderson Kyle (February 24, 1854 – July 1, 1901) was an American politician. One of the most successful members of the Populist Party he served for 10 years as a member of the United States Senate from South Dakota from 1891 until his death.

  9. Isaac Kaufmann Funk

    Isaac Kaufmann Funk


    Isaac Kaufmann Funk (September 10, 1839 – April 4, 1912) was an American Lutheran minister, editor, lexicographer, publisher, and spelling reformer. He was the co-founder of Funk & Wagnalls Company, the father of author Wilfred J. Funk, and the grandfather of author Peter Funk. Wilfred Funk founded his own publishing company "Wilfred Funk, Inc.", and wrote the "Word Power" feature in Reader's Digest from 1945. The feature was carried on by Peter Funk from 1962-1998. Funk & Wagnalls Company published The Literary Digest, The Standard Dictionary of the English Language, and Funk & Wagnalls Standard Encyclopedia,

  10. Addison Hehr

    Addison Hehr


    Addison Hehr (October 27, 1909 – February 28, 1971) was an American art director. He was nominated for two Academy Awards in the category Best Art Direction.

  11. Charles O. Paullin

    Charles O. Paullin


    Charles Oscar Paullin (20 July 1869 – 1 September 1944) was an important naval historian, who made a significant early contribution to the administrative history of the United States Navy.

  12. Bumpus Jones

    Bumpus Jones


    Charles Leander "Bumpus" Jones (January 1, 1870 – June 25, 1938) was a right-handed starting pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the Cincinnati Reds and New York Giants. He was born in Cedarville, Ohio.

  13. David Dunwiddie

    David Dunwiddie


    David Dunwiddie was a member of the Wisconsin State Assembly.

  14. Frank Washington

    Frank Washington


    Frank Washington was a former American basketball player. Washington was a 6'4" guard from Wilberforce, Ohio. Washington played for the New York Rens from 1941–42 before joining the US Navy. In 1945, he played for the Washington Bears. Washington was part of the first Harlem Globetrotters team to travel around the world. Washington was a member of the Harlem Globetrotters from 1946 to 1950. His daughter Michelle Washington was also a basketball player. Washington died in 2013 at the age of 91.

  15. John Paul (pioneer)

    John Paul (pioneer)


    John Paul was a pioneer in Ohio and Indiana, founding Xenia, Ohio and Madison, Indiana. He was a delegate at the convention that drafted the constitution of Ohio, and was a state senator in the first general assembly after statehood. He also served in the first state senate of Indiana. He founded the second newspaper in Indiana. He was known as “Colonel John Paul” for his services in the American Revolutionary War and the War of 1812.

  16. Hal Reid (actor)

    Hal Reid (actor)


    Hal Reid (1863-1920) born James Halleck Reid was a playwright and stage and screen actor. Many of his plays saw Broadway openings. He entered the film business in 1910 as an actor, director and writer bringing along his teen son Wallace who had aspirations to be a director or cameraman. In 1912 Hal was appointed Censor to the Universal Film Corporation.

  17. Marilyn Reid

    Marilyn Reid

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    Marilyn Reid is a Republican politician who formerly served in the Ohio General Assembly. An attorney from Beavercreek, Ohio, Reid initially ran for the Ohio House of Representatives in 1992, seeking to replace Bob Doyle a fellow Republican who was facing bankruptcy. She defeated Doyle in the primary, and subsequently won the fall general election. She was seated on January 3, 1993, and would be reelected in 1994 and 1996.

  18. Herman Ankeney

    Herman Ankeney


    Herman Kline Ankeney (October 14, 1894 – March 6, 1968) was a Republican politician who formerly served in the Ohio House of Representatives. A member of a prominent family from Xenia, Ohio, Ankeney initially won election to the Ohio House in 1952, to an at-large district for Greene County. He would win reelection five more times to represent the county.

  19. Rhoda Coffin

    Rhoda Coffin


    Rhoda Coffin, (1826–1909), was a Quaker reformer. She was integral in establishing the Indiana Women's Reformatory, often considered to be the first of its kind.

  20. Terry Bradds

    Terry Bradds


    Terry Lee Bradds (born February 21, 1946) is an American jazz guitarist who was born in Jamestown, Ohio, and attended Greeneview High School.

  21. Jill Paice

    Jill Paice


    Jill Paice is an American actress best known for her musical theatre roles. She originated the roles of Laura Fairlie in the musical The Woman in White in the West End (2004) and on Broadway (2005); Nikki in Curtains on Broadway (2006); Scarlett in London's Gone With The Wind (2008); and Grazia Off-Broadway in Death Takes a Holiday (2011). Among other roles, she appeared in the Broadway play The 39 Steps (2009).

  22. Steve Austria

    Steve Austria


    Stephen Clement "Steve" Austria (born October 12, 1958) is the former U.S. Representative for Ohio's 7th congressional district, serving from 2009 to 2013. He is a member of the Republican Party. In December 2011, Austria announced his intention to not run for re-election for the 113th Congress in the 2012 elections. During the 14 years of elected office, Austria never lost an election.

  23. Whitelaw Reid

    Whitelaw Reid


    Whitelaw Reid (October 27, 1837 – December 15, 1912) was an American politician and newspaper editor, as well as the author of a popular history of Ohio in the Civil War. After assisting Horace Greeley as editor of the powerful Republican newspaper, the New York Tribune, Reid purchased the paper after Greeley's death in 1872 and controlled it until his own death. The circulation grew to about 60,000 a day, but the weekly edition became less important. He invested heavily in new technology, such as the Hoe printing press and the Linotype machine, but bitterly fought against the unionized workers for control of his shop. As a famous voice of the Republican Party, he was honored with appointments as ambassador to France (1889) and Great Britain (1905), as well as numerous other honorific positions. In 1898 President William McKinley appointed him to the American commission that negotiated peace with Spain after the Spanish-American War.

  24. Karl King

    Karl King

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    Karl L. King (February 21, 1891 – March 31, 1971) was a United States march music bandmaster and composer. He is best known as the composer of "Barnum and Bailey's Favorite".

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