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State Representative Tom Patton (R-Strongsville) was sworn in yesterday as a member of the Ohio House of Representatives for the 132nd General Assembly. He represents the 7th Ohio House District, which includes portions of Cuyahoga County. He was also elected by his peers to serve as Majority Whip.


“I continue to be thrilled at the opportunity to represent the people of the 7th House district. This begins my fifteenth year representing this region,” said Rep. Patton. “I have raised six children in this district, and it has been my home my entire life. I am excited at the prospect of fighting for the issues that are important to the people of the 7th House District, which includes my daughters and granddaughters.”


Having previously served in the Ohio House, Representative Patton most recently held a seat in the Ohio Senate, elected in 2008. He was the Senate Majority Floor Leader and the Vice Chairman of the Senate Transportation, Commerce, and Labor Committee and was a member of multiple other committees. Rep. Patton has received countless awards for his commitment to public service.


Additionally, Rep. Patton is an active member of St. Colman’s parish and serves as chair of the church’s finance committee.  He serves on the Incarnate Word Academy and Holy Name High School endowment boards, is a Cleveland Police Historical Society trustee, and has been a longstanding Strongsville Chamber of Commerce member.


A widower, Rep. Patton raised his family of five daughters and one son and has been blessed with six grandchildren.

 
 
 
  
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State Representative Tom Patton (R-Strongsville) was sworn in yesterday as a member of the Ohio House of Representatives for the 132nd General Assembly. He represents the 7th Ohio House District, which includes portions of Cuyahoga County. He was also elected by his peers to serve as Majority Whip.