Sherrod Brown

Sherrod Brown ( born November 9, 1952 in Mansfield, Ohio ) is a Democratic senator in the U.S. Senate from the state of Ohio. On 7 November 2006 he won the Senate seat and followed on 3 January 2007 the previous Republican Senator Mike DeWine.


Brown, who comes from one of the ELCA belonging Lutheran family, graduated from Yale University in 1974 after studying Slavic Studies Bachelor of Arts degree. He continued his studies at Ohio State University in Columbus and continued In 1981 he received the Master of Arts. From 1979 to 1981 he taught at the Mansfield Division of the Ohio State University.

From 1975 to 1982 Brown was sitting as a Democratic representative in the House of Representatives from Ohio. Then he practiced 19831-1991 the office of the Secretary of State of Ohio. In 1992, Brown a seat in the House of Representatives of the United States, which he continuously served until 2006. In the Senate elections on November 7, 2006 Brown won the Senate seat with 56% to 44% against Mike DeWine. In 2012 he successfully defended his seat successfully. Brown is a member of the Ethics Committee and the Veterans Committee.

Brown is the columnist Connie Schultz, a Pulitzer Prize winner, married, which is active in the Plain Dealer newspaper. Together they have four children.


Brown is the author of two books:

  • Congress from the Inside: Observations from the Majority and the Minority ISBN 0-87338-630-2
  • Myths of Free Trade: Why American Trade Policy Has Failed ISBN 1-56584-928-0