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John Kasich's Biography

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Full Name:

John Richard Kasich




Wife: Karen; 2 Children: Emma, Reese

Birth Date:


Birth Place:

McKees Rocks, PA

Home City:

Westerville, OH



BA, Political Science, Ohio State University, 1974

Governor, State of Ohio, 2010-2019

Candidate, United States President, 2000, 2016

Representative, United States House of Representatives, District 12, 1983-2000

Senator, Ohio State Senate, District 15, 1979-1983

Former Member, Armed Services Committee, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Budget Committee, United States House of Representatives

Former Chair, Budget Committee, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Policy Committee

Former Member, Republican Steering Committee

Associate, Schottenstein Stores Corporation, 2008-2010

Contributor/Host, Fox News, 2001-2009

Managing Director, Barclays Capital, 2008

Managing Director, Lehman Brothers Investment Banking Division, 2001-2008

Aide, Ohio State Senate, 1975-1978

Former Trustee, Concord Counseling Service, Westerville, Ohio

Presidential Fellow, Ohio State University, 2003-2009

Honorary Chariman, Recharge Ohio, 2008-2009

Father's Occupation:


Favorite Book:

All books by Dallas Williard; Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln;
Zarafa: A Giraffe's True Story, from Deep in Africa to the Heart of Paris

Favorite Musician:

U2, Neil Young, Pearl Jam, Oasis, The Offspring, Radiohead, Foo Fighters, Snow Patrol

Favorite TV Shows:

Fox News, 24, Golf Channel, Palladia

Hobbies or Special Talents:

Reading, Writing, Running, Weights, Golf


Every Other Monday

Courage is Contagious

Stand for Something: The Battle for America's Soul