|Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee|
January 3, 2001 –January 3, 2007
|Preceded by||Jim Leach|
|Succeeded by||Barney Frank|
|Member of the U.S.HouseofRepresentatives |
from Ohio's 4th district
June 25, 1981 –January 3, 2007
|Preceded by||Tennyson Guyer|
|Succeeded by||Jim Jordan|
|Member of the OhioHouseofRepresentatives |
from the 82nd district
January 3, 1973 –June 25, 1981
|Preceded by||Robert D. Schuck|
|Succeeded by||Charlie Earl|
Michael Garver Oxley
February 11, 1944
Findlay, Ohio, U.S.
|Died||January 1, 2016 71) (aged|
McLean, Virginia, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Patricia Ann Oxley|
|Alma mater|| Miami University (B.A.)|
Ohio State University College of Law (J.D.)
|Occupation||FBI Agent, lawyer|
Michael Garver Oxley (February 11, 1944 – January 1, 2016) was a Republican politician who served as a U.S. Representative from the 4th congressional district of Ohio.
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Ohio's 4th congressional district is represented by Republican Jim Jordan. As part of the 2010 redistricting process, it was redrawn from the previous district to stretch from Lima, to include the northwestern suburbs of Columbus, up to Tiffin and Elyria on the shores of Lake Erie.
Oxley was born in Findlay, Ohio, and received a bachelor of arts degree from Miami University in 1966 and a law degree from Ohio State University in 1969. He was a member of the Alpha chapter of the Sigma Chi fraternity at Miami.
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From 1969 to 1972, Oxley worked for the Federal Bureau of Investigation and became active in the Ohio Republican Party. He served in the Ohio House of Representatives from 1973 to 1981.
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Oxley was elected a U.S. Representative in 1981 in a special election to fill the vacancy caused by the death of U.S. Representative Tennyson Guyer. Oxley began serving at this post in June 1981 in the 97th Congress.
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Oxley announced his retirement from Congress on November 1, 2005, effective at the end of his term in 2007. He was succeeded by Republican Jim Jordan.
Following his retirement from Congress, Oxley was named a nonexecutive vice chairman for NASDAQ,and a partner at the law firm of BakerHostetler in Washington, D.C. He later became a lobbyist for the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, the "self-regulatory body of the securities industry."
Oxley, a non-smoker, was diagnosed with lung cancer around 2006, and became a member of the Lung Cancer Alliance board.He died in McLean, Virginia, on January 1, 2016, from the disease.
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| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives |
from Ohio's 4th congressional district
June 25, 1981 – January 3, 2007
| Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee |