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John J. Gilligan

The Unusual Arc of a Statesman: Four Lessons from the Life of John J. Gilligan

P.G. Sittenfeld | Posted 10.27.2013 | Politics
P.G. Sittenfeld

There are four lessons - perhaps especially distinguishing in contrast to today's genre of celebrity-politicians - from the life of this Congressman turned Governor turned School Board Member.

Former Ohio Governor, Congressman Dies At 92

AP | ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS | Posted 10.26.2013 | Politics

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Former Ohio Gov. and U.S. Rep. John J. Gilligan, a liberal Democrat whose creation of the state income tax was his most lasting acco...