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Paul Angle

Born: December 25, 1900Died: May 11, 1975 Ohio connection: Birth Mansfield Author and historian Paul McClelland Angle was born on December 25, 1900 in Mansfield, OH. Angle was a noted Abraham Lincoln scholar who, in 1922,  graduated from Miami University in Ohio with a degree in history. He earned a master’s degree at the University of …

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Lee Martin

Born: 1955 Ohio connection: Resident Columbus The only child of Roy Martin (a farmer and storyteller) and Beulah Read Martin (teacher), Lee Martin grew up on a farm in Lukin Township, Illinois (Lawrence County).  When Lee was only a year old, his father lost both of his hands in a farming accident but continued farming with prosthetic …

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