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Samuel Wallace "Sam" Speck, Jr. is a former member of the Ohio Senate, where he served from 1977 to 1983. He represented the 20th District.[2]

Sam Speck
Member of the Ohio Senate
from the 20th district
In office
January 3, 1977-December 2, 1983
Preceded byRobert T. Secrest
Succeeded byBob Ney
Member of the Ohio House of Representatives
from the 95th district
In office
January 3, 1971-December 31, 1976
Preceded byDon Goddard
Succeeded byTom Johnson
Personal details
Samuel Wallace Speck, Jr.

(1937-01-31) January 31, 1937 (age 82)[1]
Canton, Ohio, United States
Political partyRepublican


Speck earned his bachelor's degree from Muskingum University and his master's and doctoral degrees from Harvard University.[2]


Speck pointed to several provisions in Great Lakes Compact that he believes are violated by the Lake Erie water-use bill.[3]



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  2. ^ a b "Sam Speck Bio". International Upper Great Lakes Study. Archived from the original on September 6, 2008. Retrieved 13 April 2010. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. ^ Johnson, Alan (2011-07-05). "Lake Erie water-use bill draws foes, even within GOP". Columbus Dispatch. Archived from the original on 2012-07-29. Retrieved 2011-07-05. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  4. ^ "Sam Speck, Commissioner". International Joint Commission. Retrieved 13 April 2010.