Famous People Born in Ohio
Entrepreneur, Inventor / 1847 - 1931
Inventor Thomas Edison created such great innovations as the electric light bulb, the telephone and the phonograph. A savvy businessman, he held more than a 1,000 patents for his inventions.
Ulysses S. Grant
Basketball Player / 1984 -
LeBron James, one of the NBA's leading players, is the youngest player to win the Rookie of the Year Award, among several other distinctions. He led the Miami Heat to an NBA champion victory in 2012.
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