KASICH, John Richard, (1952 - )


Oil on canvas, Paul Benny, 2001, Collection of U.S. House of Representatives

KASICH, John Richard, a Representative from Ohio; born in McKees Rocks, Allegheny County, Pa., May 13, 1952; attended the public schools in McKees Rocks; B.A., Ohio State University, Columbus, 1974; administrative assistant to State senator, 1975-1977; elected to the Ohio Legislature, 1979-1982; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-eighth and to the eight succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1983-January 3, 2001); chairman, Committee on the Budget (One Hundred Fourth through One Hundred Sixth Congresses); was not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Seventh Congress; Governor of Ohio, 2011-present


Bibliography

Kasich, John. Courage is Contagious: Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things to Change the Face of America. New York: Doubleday, 1998.