Category: Northeast

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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Tony Abbott

Born: 1952 Ohio connection: Birth Cleveland Tony Abbott was born in Cleveland, Ohio. The son of teachers, when he was eight, his family relocated to Fairfield, Connecticut, where his father became a university professor of American history. Abbott graduated from the University of Connecticut with a degree in English Literature. Reading bedtime stories to his …

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