KASICH, John Richard

KASICH, John Richard
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
About this object


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; unsuccessful candidate for the Republican nomination for President of the United States in 2016; Governor of Ohio, 2011-present.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

Westerville Public Library
Local History Center

Westerville, OH
Papers: ca. 1979-2001, 63 boxes. The collection includes personal, campaign, legislative, committee, administrative, and media files from John Kasich's terms as a U.S. representative and in the Ohio state legislature. A finding aid is available in the repository and online.
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Bibliography / Further Reading

Henderson, Rick. "The Energizer." Reason 25 (August 1993): 28-31.

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

___. Stand for Something: The Battle for America's Soul. New York: Grand Central Publishing, 2006.

___. Every Other Monday: Twenty Years of Life, Lunch, Faith and Friendship. New York: Atria Books, 2010.

___. Two Paths: America Divided or United. New York: Thomas Dunne Books, 2017.

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