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Thomas Sawyer's Biography
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Thomas 'Tom' C. Sawyer
Wife: Joyce; 1 Child: Amanda
MA, University of Akron, 1970
BA, University of Akron, 1968
Democratic Regional Whip
Senator, Ohio State Senate, District 28, 2007-2017
Member, Board of Education, State of Ohio, 2006-2007
Candidate, United States House of Representatives, Ohio, District 13, 2006
Representative, United States House of Representatives, Ohio, District 14, 1986-2002
Mayor, City of Akron, 1983-1986
Representative, Ohio State House of Representatives, 1976-1983
Former Ranking Minority Member, Education Committee, Ohio State Senate
Former Member, Finance Committee, Ohio State Senate
Former Member, Public Utilities Committee, Ohio State Senate
Former Member, State Controlling Board, Ohio State Senate
Former Vice Chair, Subcommittee on Finance - Education, Ohio State Senate
Teacher, Cleveland Public Schools
Legislative Analyst, Public Utilities Commission of Ohio
Administrator, State School for Delinquent Boys
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Member, Transatlantic Business Dialogue, 1999-present
Member, United States-Japan Legislative Exchange Program, 1995-present
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