Father: Earl Henry Boehner, bar proprietor

Mom: Mary Ann (Corridor) Boehner

Marriage: Debbie (Gunlack) Boehner (1973-present)

Youngsters: Lindsay and Tricia

Training: Xavier College, 1977, B.A. in Enterprise

Army: US Navy, honorably discharged for medical causes, 1969

Faith: Roman Catholic

Different Facts

One in all 12 youngsters, he labored his approach via faculty as a janitor. He met his spouse, Debbie, throughout this time.

Avid golfer.


1982 Begins his political profession as a township trustee in Union, Ohio.

19841990 Member of the Ohio Home of Representatives.

1990 Defeats Gregory Jolivette (D) with 61% of the vote for the US Home of Representatives seat.

January 3, 1991-October 31, 2015 – US Consultant (Republican from Ohio’s eighth District).

1992 – Defeats Fred Sennett (D) and wins reelection to the US Home of Representatives with 71% of the vote.

1994 Runs unopposed and wins reelection to the Home.

1996 Runs in opposition to Jeffrey Kitchen (D) and wins reelection to the Home with 70% of the vote.

1998 – Defeats John Griffin (D) and wins reelection to the Home with 71% of the vote.

1998 Information a federal lawsuit in opposition to Jim McDermott (D-Washington) for releasing a 1996 illegally taped phone dialog to the press. In keeping with court docket transcripts, the recording contained Republican leaders, together with Boehner, discussing an ethics case in opposition to Newt Gingrich.

2002 and 2004 Runs in opposition to Jeff Hardenbrook (D); wins reelection to the Home in each elections.

2006 Wins reelection to the Home in opposition to Mort Meier (D).

February 2006 Is elected Home Majority Chief, changing Tom DeLay (R-Texas).

January 2007January 2011Home Minority Chief.

2008 – A US District Courtroom decide guidelines that Rep. McDermott (D-Washington) owes Boehner greater than $1 million in authorized charges of their battle over an illegally taped cellphone name McDermott leaked to the media.

2008 – Defeats Nick Von Stein (D) and wins reelection to the Home with 68% of the vote.

2010 – Defeats Justin Coussoule (D) and wins reelection to the Home with 66% of the vote.

November 17, 2010 Republicans unanimously decide Boehner to be speaker of the Home.

January 5, 2011 – Takes over as Speaker of the Home from Nancy Pelosi (D-California).

November 6, 2012 – Wins unopposed reelection to the Home.

January 3, 2013 – Is reelected Speaker of the Home.

July 30, 2014 – The Republican-led Home approves a decision authorizing Boehner to sue President Barack Obama over claims he abused his powers on the expense of Congress and the Structure. Initially, he indicated the Home would sue over President Obama’s choice to delay a central well being regulation requirement for companies to supply well being protection to their staff.

November 4, 2014 – Runs in opposition to Tom Poetter (D); wins with 67% of the vote.

January 6, 2015 – Boehner is elected to a 3rd time period as speaker of the Home, after a tense flooring vote that noticed a remarkably massive chunk of his personal get together try to take away him.

September 24, 2015 – After accepting a proper invitation from Boehner, Pope Francis speaks to a joint assembly of Congress.

September 25, 2015 – Boehner broadcasts to Home Republicans that he’s resigning on the finish of October.

October 29, 2015 – Boehner provides his farewell remarks on the ground of the US Home of Representatives, as he formally retires from his place as Home speaker.

September 15, 2016 – It’s introduced that Boehner has joined the tobacco firm Reynolds American as a director.
September 20, 2016 – Publicizes he’s becoming a member of the lobbying agency Squire Patton Boggs as an adviser.
April 11, 2018 – Publicizes he’s becoming a member of the board of hashish firm Acreage Holdings.

November 19, 2019 – Boehner’s official portrait is unveiled throughout a ceremony on the US Capitol.