John Cranley

John Cranley DEMDemocrat

American lawyer and politician

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John CranleyDEMDemocrat American lawyer and politician
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John Joseph Cranley (born February 28, 1974) is an American lawyer and politician who served as the 69th Mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio from 2013 to 2022. A member of the Democratic Party, he was a member of the Cincinnati City Council and a partner of City Lights Development. Cranley is a graduate of Harvard Law School and Harvard Divinity School and co-founder of the Ohio Innocence Project at the University of Cincinnati College of Law. Before his election as mayor, he was an attorney with the law firm of Keating Muething & Klekamp. He was a candidate for the Democratic Party's nomination in the 2022 Ohio gubernatorial election, losing the primary to former Dayton, Ohio mayor Nan Whaley.

Education6 - 6 of 4
Harvard Divinity School
Master of Theological Studies
St. Xavier High School
high school diploma
1988 - 1992
John Carroll University
Bachelor of Arts
Harvard Law School
Juris Doctor
Past Positions1 - 3 of 3
City of Cincinnati, Ohio
2013 - 2022
Council Member
City of Cincinnati, Ohio
2000 - 2009
Keating Muething and Klekamp
2000 - 2013
Other Experience1 - 1 of 1
Ohio Innocence Project
2002 - Current