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Richard Cordray, JD Biography

Director of the United States Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
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No position found as of May 11, 2010

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Director, United States Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, July 2011-present
  • Attorney General of Ohio, Nov. 2008-Jan. 9, 2011
  • Recipient, Excellence in Government Leadership Award, Association of Government Accountants, 2008
  • Recipient, NeighborWorks America’s Government Service Award, 2008
  • Treasurer of State, 2002-2008
  • Recipient, Presidential Service Award, Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation, 2003
  • Solicitor General of Ohio, 1993-1994
  • State Representative (D), 1991-1993
  • Former Treasurer of Franklin County, OH
  • Former Professor, Ohio State University College of Law
  • Former Attorney, private practice
  • JD, honors, University of Chicago Law School, 1986
  • MA, first class honours, Philosophy, Politics and Economics, Oxford University, 1983
  • BA, summa cum laude, Legal and Political Theory, 1981
  • Undefeated five-time champion on Jeopardy, 1987
  • Born on May 3, 1959 in Columbus, OH
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  1. Is Obamacare constitutional?