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Sherrod Brown

United States Senator from Ohio

Sherrod Campbell Brown (born November 9, 1952) is the senior United States Senator from Ohio and a member of the Democratic Party. Before his election to the Senate, he was a member of the United States House of Representatives, representing Ohio's 13th congressional district from 1993 to 2007. He previously served as the Ohio Secretary of State (1983–1991) and a member of the Ohio House of Representatives (1974–1982).

Sherrod Brown
Sherrod Brown official photo 2009.jpg
United States Senator
from Ohio
Assumed office
January 3, 2007
Serving with Rob Portman
Preceded byMike DeWine
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 13th district
In office
January 3, 1993 – January 3, 2007
Preceded byDon Pease
Succeeded byBetty Sutton
47th Ohio Secretary of State
In office
1983–1991
GovernorDick Celeste
Preceded byAnthony J. Celebrezze Jr.
Succeeded byBob Taft
Member of the Ohio House of Representatives
from the 61st district
In office
January 3, 1975 – December 31, 1982
Preceded byJoan Douglass
Succeeded byFrank Sawyer
Personal details
Born
Sherrod Campbell Brown

(1952-11-09) November 9, 1952 (age 67)
Mansfield, Ohio
Political partyDemocratic Party
Spouse(s)Larke Ummel Brown (div. 1987)
Connie Schultz
ChildrenEmily Brown
Elizabeth Brown
Caitlin
Andy
ResidenceAvon, Ohio
Alma materYale University (B.A.)
Ohio State University (M.P.A./M.A.)
OccupationTeacher
Websitebrown.senate.gov

Brown was born on November 9, 1952 in Mansfield, Ohio. He is of a Russian descent. Brown studied at Yale University and at Ohio State University. He was married to Larke Ummel until they divorced in 1987. He is currently married to Connie Schultz.

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