Timothy J. Ryan is a Representative from Ohio. Born in Niles, Ohio in 1973, he earned his B.S. from Bowling Green State University in 1995 and his J.D. from Franklin Pierce Law Center in 2000. He served as staff for United States Representative James A. Traficant of Ohio and was a member of the Ohio state senate from 2000-2002. He was elected as a Democrat to the 108th and to the seven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 2003-present).