David A. Pepper

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David Pepper
David A Pepper (City Club of Cleveland).jpg
Chairman of Ohio Democratic Party
Assumed office
Preceded by Chris Redfern
Personal details
Born Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Alana
Alma mater Yale University
Yale Law School
Website www.davidpepper.com

David A. Pepper is an American politician, the chairman of the Ohio Democratic Party (began his term in January 2015), a former councilman for the city of Cincinnati and former member of the Hamilton County, Ohio Board of Commissioners.[1]

Early life[edit]

Raised in Cincinnati, Ohio, Pepper is the son of former Procter & Gamble CEO, John Pepper.[2] Pepper earned his B. A. at Yale University and his J.D. from Yale Law School.[1]


In 2001, Pepper was elected to the Cincinnati City Council and served as the Chairman of Council's Law and Public Safety Committee. Pepper was defeated in his run for mayor in 2005.[3] Pepper was elected to the Hamilton County's Board of Commissioners in November 2006. In 2010 Pepper was a candidate for Ohio Auditor and in April 2013, Pepper said he would run for state Attorney General in the 2014 election.[1] In 2014 Pepper ran unsuccessfully for Ohio Attorney General. He was recently elected Chairman of the Ohio Democratic Party.

Pepper is the author of The People's House, a political thriller which has been optioned by Whydah Productions.[4]


  1. ^ a b c Borchardt, Jackie (April 16, 2013). "Democrat Will Enter Race for Ohio Attorney General ; David Pepper to Run against Mike DeWine. - Former Hamilton County Commissioner Lost Race for Auditor in 2010". Dayton Daily News. Retrieved Oct 18, 2014 – via HighBeam. (subscription required (help)). 
  2. ^ Wessels, Joe (Oct 4, 2006). "Heckler peppers Pepper with curses". The Cincinnati Post. Retrieved Oct 17, 2014 – via HighBeam. (subscription required (help)). 
  3. ^ Kinny, Terry. "Mark Mallory narrowly wins Cincy race". The BG News. 
  4. ^ Skolnick, David (2016-08-14). "Ohio Dem Party Chair Pens Novel About Vindy Reporter Who Uncovers National Political Scandal". Vindy.com. Vindy.com. Retrieved 2016-12-02. 

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