STRICKLAND, Ted, a Representative from Ohio; born in Lucasville, Scioto County, Ohio, August 4, 1941; B.A., Asbury College, Wilmore, Ky., 1963; M.A., University of Kentucky, Lexington, 1966; M.A., Asbury Theological Seminary, Wilmore, Ky., 1967; Ph.D., University of Kentucky, Lexington, 1980; professor, Shawnee State College, Portsmouth, Ohio; unsuccessful candidate for election to the Ninety-fourth Congress in 1976, to the Ninety-fifth Congress in 1978, and to the Ninety-sixth Congress in 1980; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Third Congress (January 3, 1993-January 3, 1995); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Fourth Congress; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Fifth and to the five succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1997-January 3, 2007); was not a candidate for reelection to the United States House of Representatives in 2006; Governor of Ohio, 2007-present.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present