Merle G. Kearns
|Merle G. Kearns|
|Member of the Ohio House of Representatives
from the 72nd district
January 3, 2001-August 25, 2005
|Preceded by||Chris Widener|
|Succeeded by||Ross McGregor|
|Member of the Ohio Senate
from the 10th district
January 3, 1991-December 31, 2000
|Preceded by||Dave Hobson|
|Succeeded by||Steve Austria|
May 19, 1938|
|Died||August 9, 2014 (aged 76)
Merle Grace Kearns (May 19, 1938 – August 9, 2014) was a member of the Ohio House of Representatives representing the 72nd House district and serving as Majority Leader in the 126th General Assembly. Prior to her stint in the Ohio House, Kearns was a member of the Ohio Senate from 1991 to 2000, representing the 10th Senate District. Born in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, Kearns received her bachelor's degree in home economics from Ohio State University. Kearns also served as Clark County, Ohio commissioner and lived in Springfield, Ohio. She died in Columbus, Ohio.
- Who's who in the Midwest: A Biographical Dictionary of Noteworthy Men and ... Google Books. Retrieved 2014-08-11.
- Jim Siegel. "Former state legislator Merle Kearns dies | The Columbus Dispatch". Dispatch.com. Retrieved 2014-08-11.
- Merle Kearns-obituary
- Votesmart.org.-Merle Grace Kearns
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