(Cleveland)- Three prominent northeast Ohio families are ranked among the wealthiest in America.

Forbes Magazine's list of richest American families ranks the Gund family 71st, the Epprecht cheese-making family 108th and the Lewis family of Progressive Insurance fame 156th.

All three families have net worths of more than one-billion dollars.

The nation's richest family is the Waltons, who founded and control Walmart.

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