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HARDIN COUNTY, OHIO

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KENTON is a city in and the county seat of Hardin County, Ohio located along the Scioto River.
It is named for Kentucky/Ohio frontiersman, Simon Kenton.
Notable natives and residents:
- John R. Goodin, Democratic politician from Kansas, attended Geneva College
- William Lawrence, Republican politician involved with the attempt to impeach Andrew Jackson, creating the United States Department of Justice, helping to create the American Red Cross, and ratifying the Geneva Convention.
- Jacob Parrott lived here and was the first winner of the Medal of Honor of 1873.
- Calvin J. Jackson local doctor who, during World War II was captured and forced on teh Battan Death March.  Spent the war as a POW in Japan.
- Donald Dugan - Resident, first American casualty in the Bosnian War.
OFFICIAL KENTON WEBSITE
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-- PLEASANT
TOWNSHIPS:
BLANCHARD
--FOREST
BUCK
CESSNA
DUDLEY
HALE
-- MOUNT VICTORY (village)
JACKSON
--PATTERSON
LIBERTY
--ADA is a village in Hardin County, Ohio.  The Ohio Shawnee Native American tribe signed the Treaty of Fort Meigs to receive reservation land at Hog Creek near Ada.
A citizen of note is Rollo May, an American existential psychologist.
LYNN
 
MARION
--ALGER
Notable Native:
Ray Brown - Homestead Grays pitcher.
--McGUFFEY
MCDONALD
PLEASANT
ROUNDHEAD
TAYLOR CREEK
WASHINGTON
--DUNKIRK
Notable residents: 
Willard Rhodes, ethnomusicologist (1901-1992)
Dean Pees, NFL coach
OTHER MUNICIPALITIES:
DOLA
FORAKER
GRANT
HEPBURN
HUNTERSVILLE
JUMBO
OTHER VILLAGES:
McDONALD
 

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