Oliver Ocasek

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Oliver Ocasek
Member of the Ohio Senate
from the 27th district
In office
January 2, 1967-December 31, 1986
Preceded byDistricts Created
Succeeded byRoy Ray
85th President of the Ohio Senate
In office
1974-1980
Preceded byTed Gray (pro Tempore)
Succeeded byPaul Gillmor
Personal details
Political partyDemocratic
 
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Oliver Ocasek
Member of the Ohio Senate
from the 27th district
In office
January 2, 1967-December 31, 1986
Preceded byDistricts Created
Succeeded byRoy Ray
85th President of the Ohio Senate
In office
1974-1980
Preceded byTed Gray (pro Tempore)
Succeeded byPaul Gillmor
Personal details
Political partyDemocratic

Oliver Ocasek was an American politician of the Democratic party who served as President of the Ohio State Senate in the 1970s and 1980s.[1] After the Democrats lost their majority in the Senate, Ocasek was replaced as party leader by Harry Meshel.

In 1962 and 1968, Ocasek ran for a seat in the United States House of Representatives. He lost both times to Republican incumbent William H. Ayres.

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