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Franklin County

Politicians who were born in Franklin County

  Franklin County (no city given): Thomas Chenoweth, 1800 — Elijah Sells, 1814 — Henry C. Taylor, c.1833 — James A. Pinney, 1835 — Harrison E. Havens, 1837
  Bexley: Kenneth David McClure, c.1922
  Canal Winchester: John C. Speaks, 1859 — Jacob L. Bachman, 1861
  Columbus, 1800-1899: Philander B. Cole, 1815 — Andrew H. Dolton, c.1823 — Milton S. Latham, 1827 — Charles C. Walcutt, 1838 — James Kilbourne, 1842 — E. T. Williams, 1854 — George H. Pickerell, 1858 — James Linn Rodgers, 1861 — Edward C. Turner, 1872 — E. Haldeman Dennison, 1872 — Charles G. Bond, 1877 — C. Nelson Sparks, 1881 — Henry B. Albright, 1882 — C. J. Altmaier, 1882 — Charles A. Bay, 1886 — Emett C. Choate, 1891 — Prescott S. Bush, 1895
  Columbus, 1900-1999: Curtis E. LeMay, 1906 — Robert L. Barton, 1906 — Daniel S. Earhart, 1907 — Ralston Westlake, 1907 — John W. Bush, 1909 — David William Dyer, 1910 — Francis B. Criqui, 1912 — Horace W. Gilmore, 1918 — Harry L. Zerbe, 1922 — Edward E. Masters, 1924 — Bernard Weisberg, 1925 — Clarence J. Brown, Jr., 1927 — Alfred J. Lane, 1932 — George Curtis Smith, 1935 — Richard J. Daschbach, 1936 — Andrew Maguire, 1939 — Tom Easterly, 1940 — Gillian M. Sorensen, 1941 — Richard Abel, 1945 — Colleen McMahon, 1951 — Legrome D. Davis, 1952 — Pat McCrory, 1956 — Patrick J. Tiberi, 1962
  Near Columbus: Samuel Beach Axtell, 1819 — John R. Kelso, 1831
  Georgesville: George L. Converse, 1827
  Harrisburg: Thomas Foster Tipton, 1833
  Hilliard: Thomas E. Latimer, 1879
  Near Jefferson: Benjamin Hutchinson Clover, 1837
  Westerville: Lewis D. Bonebrake, 1859
  Worthington: William H. Upson, 1823 — Newton W. Gilbert, 1862
  Near Worthington: John W. Hoyt, 1831
   See also Ohio birthplaces not assigned to counties.
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