List of Speakers of the Ohio House of Representatives

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The Speaker of the Ohio House of Representatives is the most powerful member of the Ohio House of Representatives. The Speaker is third in line to the Office of the Governor

Term Name Party Home County
March 1, 1803 – December 4, 1803 Michael Baldwin Democratic-Republican[1] Ross
December 5, 1803 – December 2, 1804 Elias Langham Democratic-Republican Ross
December 3, 1804 – December 1, 1805 Michael Baldwin (2nd term) Democratic-Republican Ross
December 2, 1805 – November 30, 1806 John Sloane Democratic-Republican Jefferson
December 1, 1806 – December 6, 1807 Abraham Shepherd Democratic-Republican Adams
December 7, 1807 – December 4, 1808 Philemon Beecher Democratic-Republican Fairfield
December 5, 1808 – December 3, 1809 Alexander Campbell Democratic-Republican Adams
December 4, 1809 – December 1, 1811 Edward Tiffin Democratic-Republican Ross
December 2, 1811 – December 6, 1812 Matthias Corwin Democratic-Republican Warren
December 7, 1812 – December 3, 1815 John Pollock   Clermont
December 4, 1815 – December 1, 1816 Matthias Corwin (2nd term) Democratic-Republican Warren
December 2, 1816 – November 30, 1817 Thomas Kirker Democratic-Republican Adams
December 1, 1817 – December 6, 1818 Duncan McArthur Democratic-Republican Ross
December 7, 1818 – December 2, 1821 Joseph Richardson   Columbiana
December 3, 1821 – December 1, 1822 John Bigger Democratic-Republican Warren
December 2, 1822 – December 5, 1824 Joseph Richardson (2nd term)   Columbiana
December 6, 1824 – December 4, 1825 Micajah T. Williams Democratic Hamilton
December 5, 1825 – December 3, 1826 William W. Irvin Democratic Fairfield
December 4, 1826 – December 2, 1827 David Higgins Democratic Butler
December 3, 1827 – December 6, 1829 Edward King National Republican Ross
December 7, 1829 – December 5, 1830 Thomas L. Hamer Democratic Brown
December 6, 1830 – December 4, 1831 James M. Bell Whig Guernsey
December 5, 1831 – December 2, 1832 William Blackstone Hubbard Whig Belmont
December 3, 1832 – December 1, 1833 David T. Disney Democratic Hamilton
December 2, 1833 – November 30, 1834 John H. Keith Democratic Muskingum
December 1, 1834 – December 6, 1835 John M. Creed Whig Fairfield
December 7, 1835 – December 4, 1836 William Sawyer Democratic Montgomery
December 5, 1836 – December 3, 1837 William Medill Democratic Fairfield
December 4, 1837 – December 2, 1838 Charles Anthony Whig Clark
December 3, 1838 – December 1, 1839 James J. Faran Democratic Hamilton
December 2, 1839 – December 6, 1840 Thomas J. Buchanan Democratic Clermont
December 7, 1840 – December 5, 1841 Seabury Ford Whig Geauga
December 6, 1841 – December 4, 1842 Rufus P. Spalding Democratic Summit
December 5, 1842 – December 3, 1843 John Chaney Democratic Fairfield
December 4, 1843 – December 1, 1844 John M. Gallagher Whig Madison
December 2, 1844 – November 30, 1845 John M. Gallagher Whig Clark
December 1, 1845 – December 6, 1846 Elias F. Drake Whig Greene
December 7, 1846 – December 5, 1847 William P. Cutler Whig Washington
December 6, 1847 – December 3, 1848 Joseph S. Hawkins Whig Preble
December 4, 1848 – December 2, 1849 John G. Breslin Democratic Seneca
December 3, 1849 – December 1, 1850 Benjamin F. Leiter Democratic Stark
December 2, 1850 – January 4, 1852 John F. Morse Free Soil Ashtabula
January 5, 1852 – January 1, 1854 James C. Johnson Democratic Medina
January 2, 1854 – January 6, 1856 Francis C. LeBlond   Mercer
January 7, 1856 – January 3, 1858 Nelson H. Van Vorhes Republican Athens
January 4, 1858 – January 1, 1860 William Burnham Woods Democratic Licking
January 2, 1860 – January 5, 1862 Richard C. Parsons Republican Cuyahoga
January 6, 1862 – December 31, 1865 James Randolph Hubbell Republican Delaware
January 1, 1866 – January 5, 1868 Edwin A. Parrott Republican Montgomery
January 6, 1868 – January 2, 1870 John F. Follett Democratic Licking
January 3, 1870 – December 31, 1871 A. J. Cunningham Republican Hamilton
January 1, 1872 – January 4, 1874 Nelson H. Van Vorhes (2nd term) Republican Athens
January 5, 1874 – January 2, 1876 George L. Converse Democratic Franklin
January 3, 1876 – January 6, 1878 Charles H. Grosvenor Republican Athens
January 7, 1878 – January 3, 1880 James E. Neal Democratic Butler
January 4, 1880 – January 1, 1882 Thomas A. Cowgill Republican Champaign
January 2, 1882 – January 6, 1884 Orlando J. Hodge Republican Cuyahoga
January 7, 1884 – January 3, 1886 Archelaus D. Marsh Democratic Mercer
January 4, 1886 – January 1, 1888 John C. Entrekin Republican Ross
January 2, 1888 – January 5, 1890 Elbert L. Lampson Republican Ashtabula
January 6, 1890 – January 3, 1892 Nial R. Hysell Democratic Perry
January 4, 1892 – January 2, 1894 Lewis C. Laylin Republican Huron
January 3, 1894 – January 5, 1896 Alexander Boxwell Republican Warren
January 6, 1896 – January 2, 1898 David L. Sleeper Republican Athens
January 3, 1898 – December 31, 1899 Harry C. Mason Republican Cuyahoga
January 1, 1900 – January 5, 1902 Arlington G. Reynolds Republican Lake
January 6, 1902 – January 3, 1904 William S. McKinnon Republican Ashtabula
January 4, 1904 – December 31, 1905 George T. Thomas Republican Huron
January 1, 1906 – January 3, 1909 Carmi A. Thompson
Freeman T. Eagleson
Republican
Republican
Lawrence
Guernsey
January 4, 1909 – January 1, 1911 Granville W. Mooney Republican Ashtabula
January 2, 1911 – January 5, 1913 Samuel J. Vining Democratic Mercer
January 6, 1913 – January 3, 1915 Charles L. Swain Democratic Hamilton
January 4, 1915 – December 31, 1916 Charles D. Conover Republican Champaign
January 1, 1917 – January 5, 1919 E. J. Hopple Democratic Cuyahoga
January 6, 1919 – January 2, 1921 Carl R. Kimball Republican Lake
January 3, 1921 – December 31, 1922 Rupert R. Beetham Republican Harrison
January 1, 1923 – January 4, 1925 H. H. Griswold Republican Geauga
January 5, 1925 – January 2, 1927 Harry D. Silver Republican Preble
January 3, 1927 – January 4, 1931 O. C. Gray Republican Harrison
January 5, 1931 – January 1, 1933 Arthur Hamilton Republican Warren
January 2, 1933 – January 6, 1935 Frank Cave Democratic Richland
January 7, 1935 – January 3, 1937 J. Freer Bittinger Democratic Ashland
January 4, 1937 – January 1, 1939 Frank R. Uible Democratic Cuyahoga
January 2, 1939 – December 31, 1944 William M. McCulloch Republican Miami
January 1, 1945 – January 5, 1947 Jackson E. Betts Republican Hancock
January 6, 1947 – January 2, 1949 C. William O'Neill Republican Washington
January 3, 1949 – December 31, 1950 John F. Cantwell Democratic Mahoning
January 1, 1951 – January 4, 1953 Gordon Renner Republican Hamilton
January 5, 1953 – January 2, 1955 William B. Saxbe Republican Champaign
January 3, 1955 – January 4, 1959 Roger Cloud Republican Logan
January 5, 1959 – January 1, 1961 James A. Lantz Democratic Fairfield
January 2, 1961 – January 1, 1967 Roger Cloud (2nd term) Republican Logan
January 2, 1967 – December 31, 1972 Charles F. Kurfess Republican Wood
January 1, 1973 – January 5, 1975 A. G. Lancione Democratic Belmont
January 6, 1975 – January 2, 1995 Vernal G. Riffe Jr. Democratic Scioto
January 3, 1995 – 2000 Jo Ann Davidson Republican Franklin
2001 – 2005 Larry Householder Republican Perry
2005 – 2009 Jon A. Husted Republican Montgomery
2009 – 2011 Armond Budish Democratic Cuyahoga
2011 – 2015 William G. Batchelder Republican Medina
2015 – Cliff Rosenberger Republican Clinton
  1. ^ The Scioto Gazette, Chillicothe, Ohio, 3 (137), January 15, 1803  Missing or empty |title= (help)