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Rob Portman
United States Senator
from Ohio
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 3, 2011
Serving with Sherrod Brown
Preceded by George Voinovich
35th Director of the Office of Management and Budget
In office
May 29, 2006 – June 19, 2007
President George W. Bush
Preceded by Joshua Bolten
Succeeded by Jim Nussle
14th United States Trade Representative
In office
May 17, 2005 – May 29, 2006
President George W. Bush
Preceded by Robert Zoellick
Succeeded by Susan Schwab
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 2nd district
In office
May 4, 1993 – May 17, 2005
Preceded by Bill Gradison
Succeeded by Jean Schmidt
Personal details
Born Robert Jones Portman
December 19, 1955 (1955-12-19) (age 62)
Cincinnati, Ohio
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Jane Dudley Portman
Children Jed, Will, Sally
Residence Terrace Park, Ohio
Alma mater Dartmouth College (A.B.)
University of Michigan (J.D.)
Profession Lawyer
Religion United Methodist
Website www.portman.senate.gov
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Robert Jones "Rob" Portman (born December 19, 1955) is an American lawyer and the junior United States Senator from Ohio. He served as the 14th United States Trade Representative and 35th Director of the Office of Management and Budget.

Portman was born on December 19, 1955 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is of Scottish, Northern Irish, English, and German ancestry. Portman studied at Dartmouth College and at the University of Michigan. He is married to Jane Dudley. They have three children.

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