Others of Note

These are Famous Findlayians, who have confirmed information, but we have no photo of the person to feature them as a single post.

John E. Benington (b. 1921 – d. 1969: basketball coach) was head coach at Michigan State (1966-1969). Benington died of a massive heart attack at age 47. Born in Findlay.

Richard C. “Dick” Clark (b. 1944 d. 1988: basketball player) played for the Minnesota Muskies (1967-68) and Houston Mavericks (1968-69) in the old ABA for 58 games. Born in Findlay.

David Gamper (b. 1945 – d. 2011: composer) was a member of Deep Listening Band with Pauline Oliveros & Stuart Dempster and “See Hear Now” with his wife Gisela.

Peter E. Miller (b. 1839 d. 1906: soldier) Born in Virginia, he served in the Confederate army during the civil war. His unit was one that was implicated in the friendly fire death of General Stonewall Jackson in 1863. Miller deserted shortly after that and ended up in Hancock county where he took up farming east of Benton Ridge. When he died he asked not to have a funeral or preacher. He is buried in Aurend Cemetery.