Governor of Ohio John Kasich
John Kasich is an American politician personality who is serving the nation as the current Governor of Ohio. In 2016, he was one among the nominee for Republican presidential nomination on national stage. He began his political career in 1978 and is well known for playing the role of architect in the balanced budget agreement of 1997. Another best known work was 1996 Welfare Reform Bill. His personality is not just of a politician but also of an author with books like Courage is Contagious (1998) where he raised out the extraordinary actions of ordinary citizens that made a positive change in others lives. Some of his other works are; Stand for Something: The Battle for America’s Soul (2006) and Every Other Monday: Twenty Years of Life, Lunch, Faith and Friendship (2010). In 2010, he became the Governor of Ohio and published out his new book, Two Paths: America Divided or United in 2017. Recently he reported the issue of gun control after the deadly shooting in high school in February, 2018. He will now be serving at the post till January, 2019.
About early life
John was born on 13th May, 1952 in McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania, United States as John Richard Kasich Jr. to Anne and John Kasich Sr. His father was a mail carrier and he was raised in his hometown attending the local public schools and later joining out The Ohio State University to complete his Bachelor of Arts degree in political science. After studies he decided to join as researcher for the Ohio Legislative Service Commission and began his career as an administrative assistant from 1975 to 1978 under State Senator Buz Lukens.
He made the start of his political journey by running election against Robert O’Shaughnessy for State Senate at age 26 and he became the second youngest to serve the Ohio Senate. Later he managed out to put his place safe in the U.S House of Representatives in 1982 as being the only Republican in country to defeat his incumbent. In term of service he provided his best to scrutinize spending by the defence department opposing out to the B-2 bomber. He travelled out various countries like Russia, Kuwait, and Bosnia during his tenure. He took a brief time off from political career and joined media but soon resumed the office as governor of Ohio in 2010. He is best for his efforts on balancing state budget and reducing out taxes and unemployment.
He was married to Mary Lee Griffith from 1975 to 1980 and later got remarried to Karen Waldbillig in 1997 being the father of two beautiful twin daughters named Emma and Reese.