American Republican politician who was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2010. He had previously served as Mayor of Corning, New York.
He earned his Bachelor's degree from Alfred University in 1993 and went on to attend Ohio Northern University's Pettit College of Law. He opened his own legal practice in 1999.
During his time in Congress, he served on the House Judiciary Committee, the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, the House Committee on Rules, and the United States House Committee on Ways and Means.
His marriage to Jean Reed produced two children.
He was appointed to the House Committee on Rules by Speaker of the House John Boehner.