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Highland County

Politicians who were born in Highland County

  Highland County (no city given): William Van Matre, 1798 — John Thomas Wilson, 1811 — Harvey Samuel Irwin, 1844 — A. F. Knotts, 1856 — Albert J. Beveridge, 1862 — Franklin J. Heller, 1865
  Danville: Robert M. Nevin, 1850
  Fairfield Township: Jesse Hiatt, 1841
  Hillsboro: Jonas Reece Emrie, 1812 — George H. Parker, 1852 — Granville Barrere, 1878 — Harry V. Custer, 1894 — Weldon O. Yeager, 1922 — Bob McEwen, 1950
  Near Hillsboro: Wilbur J. Carr, 1870 — Wilbur M. White, 1890
  Lynchburg: Frank A. Smith, 1876
  New Market: Nelson Barrere, 1808 — Granville Barrere, 1829
  Penn Township: James G. Polk, 1896
  Pricetown: Charles C. Gossett, 1888
  Near Rainsboro: Joseph B. Foraker, 1846
  Sinking Spring: Harlan P. Amen, 1853
   See also Ohio birthplaces not assigned to counties.
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