Ronald M. Mottl
|Member of the Ohio House of Representatives|
from the 20th district
January 3, 1987 – February 5, 1997
|Preceded by||June Kreuzer|
|Succeeded by||Ron Mottl Jr.|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Ohio's 23rd district
January 3, 1975 – January 3, 1983
|Preceded by||William Edwin Minshall, Jr.|
|Succeeded by||District eliminated|
|Member of the Ohio Senate|
from the 24th district
January 3, 1969 – December 31, 1974
|Preceded by||Francis D. Sullivan|
|Succeeded by||Jerome Stano|
January 3, 1967 – December 31, 1968
|Succeeded by||Gertrude Polcar|
|Born||February 6, 1934|
Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
Mottl was born in Cleveland, Ohio, and attended the University of Notre Dame. He is of Czech descent  Mottl played baseball at Notre Dame in 1955. He is a lawyer, and served in the city council of Parma, Ohio from 1960 to 1966 and the Ohio state legislature from 1967 until 1975, before serving in the United States House of Representatives from 1975 to 1983. A conservative Democrat, Mottl was an ally of Ronald Reagan's legislative agenda.
He lost the Democratic primary to Ed Feighan in 1982, thereby losing his seat. He then returned to local politics, serving on the Parma school board from 1985 until 1986, and as president of the school board in 1986, until he was elected to the Ohio House of Representatives, where he served until 1997.
He now lives in North Royalton, Ohio, and was an unsuccessful candidate for Mayor of North Royalton in 1999.
- "MOTTL, Ronald Milton". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 1 October 2010.
|U.S. House of Representatives|
William Edwin Minshall, Jr.
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 23rd congressional district
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