Rob Portman

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Rob Portman
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United States Senator
from Ohio
Assumed office
January 3, 2011
Serving with Sherrod Brown
Preceded byGeorge Voinovich
35th Director of the Office of Management and Budget
In office
May 29, 2006 – June 19, 2007
PresidentGeorge W. Bush
Preceded byJoshua Bolten
Succeeded byJim Nussle
14th United States Trade Representative
In office
May 17, 2005 – May 29, 2006
PresidentGeorge W. Bush
Preceded byRobert Zoellick
Succeeded bySusan Schwab
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 2nd district
In office
May 4, 1993 – May 17, 2005
Preceded byBill Gradison
Succeeded byJean Schmidt
Personal details
Robert Jones Portman

(1955-12-19) December 19, 1955 (age 66)
Cincinnati, Ohio
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Jane Dudley Portman
ChildrenJed, Will, Sally
ResidenceTerrace Park, Ohio
Alma materDartmouth College (A.B.)
University of Michigan (J.D.)
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Robert Jones "Rob" Portman (born December 19, 1955) is an American lawyer and the junior United States Senator from Ohio. He served as the 14th United States Trade Representative and 35th Director of the Office of Management and Budget.

Portman was born on December 19, 1955 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is of Scottish, Northern Irish, English, and German ancestry.[1] Portman studied at Dartmouth College and at the University of Michigan. He is married to Jane Dudley. They have three children.

On January 25, 2021, he announced that he would not be running for reelection to a third term in 2022.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Battle, Robert. "Rob Portman ancestry". Archived from the original on December 24, 2012. Retrieved April 10, 2012.
  2. Williams, Jason; Wartman, Scott; Sparling, Hannah K. (January 25, 2021). "Ohio's U.S. Sen. Rob Portman won't run for re-election; Republican cites 'partisan gridlock'". The Cincinnati Enquirer. Retrieved January 25, 2021.

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