Nicholas J. Celebrezze

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Nicholas J. Celebrezze
Member of the Assistant Minority Leader Ohio House of Representatives
from the 15th district
Assumed office
January 16, 2012
Preceded by Timothy J. DeGeeter
Personal details
Born (1977-11-22) November 22, 1977 (age 40)
Parma, Ohio, U.S.
Nationality American
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Niki Celebrezze MD
Relations James Celebrezze (father)
Frank D. Celebrezze I (grandfather)
Children 2
Residence Parma, Ohio, U.S.
Alma mater University of Akron
Cleveland–Marshall College of Law
Profession Lawyer, Legislator

Nicholas John Celebrezze (born November 22, 1977) is an Ohio Politician and lawyer. He has served in local government and is currently a member of the Ohio House of Representatives, representing the 15th District since his appointment in 2012.

Life and career[edit]

Celebrezze was born in Parma, Ohio on November 22, 1977 to Daria and James Celebrezze.[1][1][2] His mother was a schoolteacher and his father was a judge and former politician.[1]

Celebrezze completed his undergraduate career at the University of Akron.[1] He received his JD from Cleveland–Marshall College of Law.[1] He began practicing law in 2004 and owns his own firm in Parma.[1] He served on Parma's Charter Commission in 2003.[1] He later served as a councilmember for Ward 3 in Parma.[1]

Ohio House of Representatives[edit]

In 2012, Celebrezze announced that he would seek to succeed Timothy J. DeGeeter in the Ohio House of Representatives. DeGeeter, would be leaving his post to seek the position of Mayor of Parma, Ohio. After winning, he resigned from his House seat, and House Democrats subsequently appointed Celebrezze to the seat. He was seated on January 16, 2012.[1][2] He is on the Local Government and Transportation, Public Safety, and Homeland Security committees.[1][2]

Celebrezze won a full term to his seat in 2012, defeating Patricia Gasconye with 63% of the vote.


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Nicholas J. Celebrezze, Representative". Member Details. Ohio House of Representatives. Retrieved 18 July 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c "Representative Nicholas J. Celebrezze's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved July 21, 2012. 

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