Bio of House Small Business Committee head Steve Chabot

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Posted: Jan 14, 2015 11:55 AM

A biographical snapshot of Rep. Steve Chabot, R-Ohio, chairman of the House Small Business Committee:

AGE: 61

HOMETOWN: Cincinnati

LIVES IN: Cincinnati

EDUCATION: College of William and Mary, B.A.; Northern Kentucky University's Salmon P. Chase College of Law, J.D.

CAREER:  House of Representatives, 1995-2009, 2011-present; Hamilton County, Ohio, commissioner, 1990-94: Cincinnati City Councilman, 1985-90, attorney in private practice, 1978-94; seventh and eighth grade teacher at St. Joseph's School in Cincinnati, 1975-76.

FAMILY:  Wife, Donna; two children, Erica and Randy; one grandchild, Reed.

HOBBIES: Reading, watching news shows, going to the movies with family.

LAST BOOK READ: "Unbroken" by Laura Hillenbrand.

FAVORITE QUOTE: "If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything." - Mark Twain.

FAVORITE SMALL-BUSINESS PEOPLE: Buddy LaRosa, owner of LaRosa's Pizzeria, and Sam Beltsos, owner of Price Hill Chili, both in the Cincinnati area.