Death of Gov. John J. Gilligan

March 22, 1921 - August 26, 2013
Cincinnati, Ohio | Age 92

Former Ohio governor, congressman dies
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ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, The Associated Press

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Former Ohio Gov. and U.S. Rep. John J. Gilligan, a liberal Democrat whose creation of the state income tax was his most lasting accomplishment and also the undoing of his political career, died Monday. He was 92.

Gilligan's death was confirmed by his caregiver, Frank Kennedy, who did not provide a cause of death.

Gilligan's daughter Kathleen Sebelius, a former Kansas governor, in 2009 became Health and...

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