BOEHNER, John Andrew, (1949 - )


Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
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BOEHNER, John Andrew, a Representative from Ohio; born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, November 17, 1949; graduated from Moeller High School, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1968; B.S., Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1977; United States Navy, 1968; businessman; business executive; Union Township, Ohio, board of trustees, 1981, and president, 1984; member of the Ohio state house of representatives, 1985-1990; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Second and to the eleven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1991-present); House Republican Conference Chairman, 1995-1999; chair, Committee on Education and the Workforce (One Hundred Seventh through One Hundred Ninth Congresses); majority leader (One Hundred Ninth Congress); minority leader (One Hundred Tenth and One Hundred Eleventh Congress); Speaker of the House (One Hundred Twelfth and One Hundred Thirteenth Congresses).