Jim Jordan (American politician)

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Jim Jordan
Jim Jordan official photo, 114th Congress.jpg
Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee
Assumed office
March 12, 2020
Preceded byDoug Collins
Ranking Member of the House Oversight Committee
In office
January 3, 2019 – March 12, 2020
Preceded byElijah Cummings
Succeeded byMark Meadows
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 4th district
Assumed office
January 3, 2007
Preceded byMike Oxley
Member of the Ohio Senate
from the 12th district
In office
January 3, 2001 – December 31, 2006
Preceded byRobert R. Cupp
Succeeded byKeith Faber
Member of the Ohio House of Representatives
from the 85th district
In office
January 3, 1995 – December 31, 2000
Preceded byJim Davis
Succeeded byDerrick Seaver
Personal details
Born
James Daniel Jordan

(1964-02-17) February 17, 1964 (age 56)
Urbana, Ohio, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Polly Jordan
Children4
EducationUniversity of Wisconsin–Madison (BS)
Ohio State University (MA)
Capital University (JD)

James Daniel Jordan (born February 17, 1964) is an American politician. He has been the U.S. representative for Ohio's 4th congressional district since 2007. He is a member of the Republican Party.

Jordan was the ranking member of the House Oversight Committee from 2019 to 2020. In February 2020, he left that committee to become the ranking member of the United States House Committee on the Judiciary.

In college, he was a wrestler.[1][2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Jordan, Jim (March 16, 1985). "55th NCAA Wrestling Tournament 1985 - 3/14/1985 to 3/16/1985 at Oklahoma City" (PDF). nwhof.org. Retrieved October 31, 2019.
  2. "Wrestling Hall of Fame | National Wrestling Hall of Fame". Retrieved October 31, 2019.