Governor John J. Gilligan portrait   Save
Governor John J. Gilligan portrait
Description: Portrait of John J. Gilligan (b. 1921), governor of Ohio from 1971 to 1975. During Gilligan's administration, Ohio adopted a graduated state income tax to overcome budget shortfalls. Gilligan also saw the implementation of the state lottery during his time in office, although he opposed this measure. In 1973, the state legislature and the governor concurred to lower the voting age to eighteen years, and Gilligan also secured funding to improve Ohio's transportation infrastructure. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AV105_1_44
Subjects: Ohio--Governors--Portraits; Ohio History--State and Local Government
Places: Columbus (Ohio); Franklin County (Ohio)