DEWINE, Michael

1947–

Biography

DeWINE, Michael, a Representative and a Senator from Ohio; born in Springfield, Ohio, January 5, 1947; attended the public schools in Yellow Springs, Ohio; B.S., Miami University, Oxford, Ohio 1969; J.D., College of Law, Ohio Northern University, Ada 1972; admitted to the Ohio State bar in 1972, and commenced practice in Xenia, Ohio; assistant prosecuting attorney, Greene County, Ohio 1973-1975; prosecuting attorney, Greene County 1977-1981; elected to the Ohio Senate 1981-1982; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-eighth and to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1983-January 3, 1991); one of the managers appointed by the House of Representatives in 1986 to conduct the impeachment proceedings against Judge Harry E. Claiborne; elected lieutenant governor of Ohio for the four-year term beginning January 14, 1991; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1994; reelected in 2000, and served from January 3, 1995, to January 3, 2007; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 2006; attorney general for Ohio, 2011-.

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

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External Research Collections

Miami University Library
Special Collections

Oxford, OH
Papers: 1983-2007. Ca. 825 cubic feet. Correspondence, reports, news clippings, press releases, committee and issue files, photographs, and audiovisual materials pertaining to his service in the House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate. Closed.

University of Oklahoma
Political Commercial Archive

Norman, OK
Papers: 1994. 16 commercials. Used during DeWine's campaign for the 1994 U.S. senatorial election in Ohio.
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Bibliography / Further Reading

U.S. Congress. Tributes Delivered in Congress: Mike DeWine, United States Congressman, 1983-1991, United States Senator, 1995-2007. Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2007.

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