Ohio Rep. John Ashbrook -- 'man of courage'
Conservative Republican Congressman John Ashbrook of Ohio, who passed on Saturday, was a Navy veteran who practiced law, published newspapers in the Johnstown, Ohio, area, and served in the Ohio Legislature before being elected to Congress in 1960. He was a candidate for the Republican nomination for the Ohio Senate seat held by Democratic Sen. Howard Metzenbaum. President Reagan praised Mr. Ashbrook as ''a man of courage and principle.''Skip to next paragraph
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