Brad Wenstrup

Brad R. Wenstrup ( born June 17, 1958 in Cincinnati, Ohio) is an American politician. Since 2013 he represents the state of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Brad Wenstrup visited until 1976, the St. Xavier High School in Finneytown and then studied until 1980 at the University of Cincinnati psychology. In 1985 he graduated from the William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, where he studied biology and podiatry. He then worked for 25 years in Cincinnati in this field as a doctor. In 1998, he joined the medical service of the Army Reserve. He was appointed for one year as a lieutenant colonel in the active military service in Iraq in 2005. There he worked in a military hospital. Politically, he was a member of the Republican Party. In 2009, he ran unsuccessfully for the office of mayor of Cincinnati.

In the congressional elections of 2012 was Wenstrup in the second electoral district of Ohio with 59 percent of the vote in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he succeeds Jean Schmidt took on 3 January 2013, he had defeated in the primary of his party. Wenstrup is a member of the Armed Services Committee and the Veterans Committee and in four sub-committees. He was assisted in the election campaign by members of the Tea Party movement.

Brad Wenstrup is married and lives in Cincinnati.