John J. Gilligan, former Ohio congressman and governor who created state income tax, dies

  • by: ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 26, 2013 - 8:10 PM

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Former Ohio Gov. and U.S. Rep. John J. Gilligan, a liberal Democrat whose creation of the state income tax was his most lasting accomplishment and also the undoing of his political career, died Monday. He was 92.

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