Nick McWilliams reporting – The 64th governor of Ohio is set to speak at the Dover Public Library on April 15th.

Richard Celeste, who served as governor in Ohio from 1983 to 1991, will discuss his autobiography, In the Heart of it All: An Unvarnished Account of My Life in Public Service.

The Cleveland-native graduated from Yale University before attending Oxford and eventually making his way into state politics via the House of Representatives in 1970.

He was first elected as lieutenant governor in 1974, before being picked for governor.

Following his public service career, Celeste became president of Colorado College in 2002, retiring nine years later. He and his wife still reside in the Colorado Springs area.

The program starts at 6:30 p.m., and a book signing will follow. Books will be available for purchase for $25.

Registration can be done online at, or by calling (330) 343-6123.

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