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Portage County

Politicians who lived in Portage County

  Portage County (no city given): Friend Cook — Luther T. Day — Joseph D. Horton — C. A. Niman — Cyrus Prentiss — Michael Stuart — Randall Whittlesey
  Aurora: Richard A. Duncan — Jennie Eldridge — Samuel Forward — Harry L. Griffith — Clayton Harmon — H. H. Harmon — William R. Henry — Charlotte W. Morrison — Charles O. Plum — E. M. Shoupe — Ann Womer=Benjamin
  Garrettsville: John Albright — Robert Hoffman
  Hiram: James A. Garfield
  Kent, 1800-1899: S. P. Walcott
  Kent, 1900-1999: Walter C. Adams, Jr. — Harriet Begala — William E. Cluff — Frank Dangler — Martin L. Davey — Elizabeth H. Flemming — Robert L. Garrett — Larry Ghee — William E. Jacobs — W. S. Kent — Heather Kreider — Alf Lovell — D. M. Mason — Carl E. Meeker — Michael G. Pierce — W. J. Raley — Jill Skapin — Myrna Smith — William J. Smith — Roxie D. Thornton — Henry A. Walker — Marygeorge Watkins
  Kent, 2000-2023: Barbara Harkness — Norm Sandvoss — Robert Wise
  Mantua: W. H. Crafts
  Ravenna: H. L. Beatty — W. J. Beckley — H. Y. Beebe — Carl Caris — Stanley B. Craig, Sr. — John A. Crowley — V. W. Filiatrault — C. R. Francies — S. D. Harris, Jr. — James A. Jones — J. H. Oakley — Cyrus Prentiss — Tom Ritenour — David L. Rockwell — S. L. Summers — Benjamin Tappan — Daniel R. Tilden
  Ravenna, Trumbull County (now Portage County): Benjamin Tappan
  Streetsboro: Harry D. Peck
  Windham: H. T. Sheldon
   See also Ohio areas not assigned to counties.
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