Republican politician who became the 50th Attorney General of Ohio in 2011 after serving the state as its US Senator from 1995 to 2007. In 2019, he'd become the 70th governor of Ohio.
He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in education from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio in 1969 before getting his law degree from Ohio Northern University College of Law in 1972.
He and his wife Frances Struewing had eight children together. Ohio Republican Party Chairman Kevin DeWine is his second cousin.
He ran against and lost to former astronaut and incumbent, Senator John Glenn, in 1992.