|Tom Van Meter|
|Member of the Ohio Senate |
from the 19th district
January 3, 1973-December 31, 1982
|Preceded by||Kenneth F. Berry|
|Succeeded by||Lowell Steinbrenner|
|Member of the OhioHouseofRepresentatives |
from the 76th district
January 3, 1985-December 31, 1986
|Preceded by||Harry Turner|
|Succeeded by||Eugene Byers|
|Born||April 22, 1943|
|Died|| March 7, 1992 48) (aged|
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