U.S. House of Representatives minority leader (2007-2011).
Speaker of the United States House of Representatives (January 2011 - October 2015).
Majority leader of the United States House of Representative (2006-2007).
Republican U.S. Representative from Ohio (1991-2015).
Joined U.S. Navy in 1966.
Graduated from Xavier University in 1977 with a BA.
Father of two daughters.