Mary Jo Kilroy

Born:April 30, 1949 (age 75)
Career:U.S. House of Representatives, 2009-2011
Franklin County (Ohio) Board of Commissioners, 2001-2009
Education:B.A., Cleveland State University
J.D., Ohio State University

Mary Jo Kilroy represented Ohio's 15th Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives from 2009 until 2011.

Kilroy was born April 30, 1949, in Euclid, Ohio. In 1977, she graduated with a bachelor's degree in political science from Cleveland State University. She continued on to Ohio State University and completed her Juris Doctorate in 1980.

In 1991, Kilroy was elected to the Columbus Board of Education, a position she served for two, four-year terms. In 2000, she was elected as a Franklin County commissioner; and in 2005, she served as president of the Franklin County Board of Commissioners, a position she held between 2005 and 2007.

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