Brad Wenstrup

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Brad Wenstrup
Brad Wenstrup official.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 2nd district
Assumed office
January 3, 2013
Preceded byJean Schmidt
Personal details
Born (1958-06-17) June 17, 1958 (age 61)
Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)
Monica Klein (m. 2012)
EducationSt. Xavier High School
University of Cincinnati (BA)
Rosalind Franklin University (BS, DPM)
WebsiteHouse website
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/service United States Army
Years of service1998–present
RankUS-O6 insignia.svg Colonel
UnitUnited States Army Reserve
Battles/warsIraq War
AwardsBronze Star

Brad Robert Wenstrup[1] /ˈwɛnstrəp/ (born June 17, 1958)[2] is an American politician, Army Reserve officer,[3] and Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, who has been the U.S. Representative for Ohio's 2nd congressional district since 2013.

Wenstrup is a member of the Republican Party. He defeated U.S. Representative Jean Schmidt in the 2012 Republican primary election and Democrat William R. Smith in the 2012 general election.

Wenstrup is a colonel in the U.S. Army Reserve[4] and an Iraq War veteran.

After the shooting of Congressman Steve Scalise on the morning of June 14, 2017, Wenstrup attended to the wounded congressman until he was transported to MedStar Washington Hospital Center.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Brad R. Wenstrup – Congress.gov – Library of Congress". congress.gov. Retrieved April 22, 2015.
  2. "Brad Wenstrup". Ballotpedia. Retrieved March 8, 2012.
  3. "Biography - U.S. Representative Brad Wenstrup". wenstrup.house.gov. Retrieved June 14, 2017.
  4. Wentling, Nikki. "About Brad – U.S. Representative Brad Wenstrup". house.gov. Retrieved April 22, 2015.
  5. Wentling, Nikki (2017-06-14). "'Like I was back in Iraq': Congressman, combat doc tended to shot Scalise". Stars and Strips. Retrieved June 14, 2017.