Paul Ryan, one of the most able politicians of the contemporary age, is currently the Speaker of the U.S House of Representatives and is the first person from Wisconsin to hold this position. He is also the former chairman of the House Budget Committee.
Ryan was born on January 29, 1970 at Janesville, Wisconsin, United States, to Elizabeth. A. Betty and Paul Murray Ryan. He completed his schooling at Joseph A Craig High School, where he was elected as the President for the junior classes. In his second year, he took a job at McDonald’s and simultaneously, was an active participant in sports, academic and social club events like the Model United Nations.
Ryan lost his father at the age of 16, and his grandmother who suffered from Alzheimer’s, moved in to their family. He graduated with a double major in Economics and Political Science in 1992 from the Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. Ryan attended the Washington Summer program at the American University and during his college tenure, was a member of the College Republicans and chose to volunteer for the Congressional campaign of John Boener.