Paul Tipps


Age: 78

Summary: chairman of the Ohio Democrat Party from 1975 to 1983 who ended his run with the party in control of every statewide office including six of seven Ohio Supreme Court seats, both chambers of the state Legislature, most of Ohio's U.S. House seats, and both U.S. Senate seats, but who joined with Republican Neil Clark in an unusual bipartisan lobbying alliance after leading the party helm and the pair's influential firm State Street Consultants was a powerhouse of Statehouse policy crafting in the 1990's and early 2000's.

Cause of Death: Complications from a fall

Born: circa 1937

Died: April 21, 2015

Columbus, Ohio