Thomas Pottenger

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Thomas Pottenger
Member of the OhioHouseofRepresentatives
from the 20th district
In office
January 3, 1977-July 20, 1990
Preceded by John Brandenberg
Succeeded by Cheryl Winkler
In office
January 3, 1969-December 31, 1972
Preceded by Bill Anderson
Succeeded by Jim Luken
Personal details
Born(1920-06-09)June 9, 1920
DiedOctober 23, 2003(2003-10-23) (aged 83)
Cincinnati, Ohio [1]
Political party Republican

Thomas Alexander Pottenger (June 9, 1920 – October 24, 2003) was an American politician. He was a member of the Ohio House of Representatives. Originally elected to the House in 1968, Pottenger served two terms before losing the primary election to Richard Finan, much due to an unpopular vote regarding taxes. [2] However, he made a comeback in 1976 by doing the same to fellow Republican John Brandenberg. [3]

In 1990, Pottenger resigned from his House seat to take a position on the Ohio Employment Relations Board. [4] He would serve on the SERB for a number of years in the Nineties. Pottenger died in 2003.

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