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Mary Jo Kilroy

Lawyer from United States of America

Mary Jo Kilroy Mary Jo Kilroy (born April 30, 1949) is the former U.S. Representative for Ohio's 15th congressional district, serving from 2009 until 2011. She is a member of the Democratic Party from Ohio. In her first term she introduced a bill to lend $20 million per year to small businesses (HR5322) and an amendment to assign liability to credit reporting agencies. She also contributed to legislation on executive pay. She was defeated in her November 2, 2010 re-election bid. In 2012 she ran in the newly redrawn, Columbus-based 3rd congressional district but lost in the primary. She is an attorney and a former two-term County Commissioner of Franklin County, Ohio, which includes the capital city of Columbus and some of its surrounding suburban and rural areas. Previously, she served two four-year terms on the Columbus School Board after working in private practice. In both the 2008 and 2006 United States House of Representatives elections, Kilroy was involved in close elections for Ohio's 15th congressional district. She lost in 2006 after an election that required the counting of absentee ballots and election recounts. However, after the incumbent retired, she won a similarly close election  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1949-04-30
Place of birth
Euclid
Nationality
United States of America
Spouse(s)
Robert Handelman
Profession
Lawyer, Attorney at law, Politician

Political career

Party From To
Democratic Party

Education

Institution From To
Ohio State University
Cleveland State University

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