Marilyn Slaby

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Marilyn Slaby
Member of the Ohio House of Representatives
from the 41st district
Assumed office
April 24, 2012
Preceded by Lynn Slaby
In office
March 5, 2004-December 31, 2004
Preceded by Bryan C. Williams
Succeeded by Brian Williams
Personal details
Born (1939-11-19) November 19, 1939 (age 76)
Akron, Ohio, U.S.
Political party Republican
Residence Copley, Ohio, U.S.
Alma mater Heidelberg College
Occupation Teacher
Religion Christian

Marilyn Slaby (born November 19, 1939) is a Republican member of the Ohio House of Representatives, who has served the 41st District since her appointment in 2012. She served the same district in 2004. She is the wife of former representative Lynn Slaby.

Life and career[edit]

A graduate of Heidelberg College, Slaby worked as an educator for much of her life and for ten years has served on the Summit County Board of Elections. Slaby serves as vice-chair of the Summit County Central Committee and is an elected member of the Republican State Central Committee. She has owned multiple small businesses.

Slaby, and her husband, former Rep. Lynn Slaby, have three children and four grandchildren.

Ohio House of Representatives[edit]

In 2004, Rep. Bryan C. Williams resigned, forcing House Republicans to find a successor. Eventually, Slaby was appointed to the vacancy, and was established as the candidate for the general election. However, she lost the general election to Brian Williams, a Democrat, by less than 300 votes.[1]

Williams lost reelection in 2010, to Slaby's husband, Lynn Slaby. However, Lynn Slaby also resigned early. In early 2012, Lynn Slaby resigned to become a Public Utilities Commissioner. Marilyn Slaby was again appointed to the position. She was sworn into office on April 24, 2012, and serves on the committees of Economic and Small Business Development; Health and Aging; and Insurance.

Slaby won election to a full term in 2012 with 54.55% of the vote over Democrat Michael Kaplan.


  1. ^ Marotta, Eric (2010-05-09). "Williams to face Slaby in Ohio 41st District". Falls News Press. Retrieved 2011-06-14. 

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