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(1946- )

KUCINICH, Dennis, a Representative from Ohio; born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, October 8, 1946; graduated from St. John Cantius, Cleveland, Ohio, 1964; B.A., Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, 1973; M.A., Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, 1973; member of the Cleveland, Ohio, city council, 1969-1973, 1983; clerk of courts, Cleveland, Ohio, 1975; mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1977-1979; member of the Ohio state senate, 1995-1996; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Fifth Congress and to the seven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1997-present); unsuccessful candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2008.


Kucinich, Dennis J. The Courage to Survive. Phoenix Books, 2007.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present