Lance Mason Biography – Lance Mason Wiki
Lance Mason is a former judge in Ohio for the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas, prosecutor, state lawmaker. He was born on August 26, 1967.
He graduated from Shaker Heights High School. He received a bachelor’s degree in political science from the College of Wooster and J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School in 1992.
Mason’s first job out of law school was with the regulatory division of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. He then served as an assistant prosecutor in Cuyahoga County while U.S. Representative Stephanie Tubbs Jones was the county prosecutor. When Tubbs Jones succeeded retiring U.S. Rep. Louis Stokes in 1999, she tapped Mason to join her congressional staff.
After a few years as a congressional district director, Mason was appointed to fill a vacancy in the Ohio House of Representatives. At the end of his appointment, he won reelection from the 8th District in both 2002 and 2004, and served as assistant minority whip during his final year. He was elected in 2006 to the Ohio Senate where he represented the 25th District from 2007 to 2008.
In August 2008, Ohio governor Ted Strickland announced that he was appointing Mason to fill a vacancy on the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas. Mason resigned from his Ohio Senate seat to take the job.
Lance Mason Age
He was born on August 26, 1967.
Lance Mason Wife
His wife was Aisha Fraser Mason. Mason fatally stabbed his estranged wife at her home in Shaker Heights on November 17, 2018. He tried to flee the scene in a black Audi SUV, but struck a Shaker Heights police SUV, injuring both the officer and himself. Mason and the officer were taken to the hospital.
Aisha Fraser Mason was a school teacher at Woodbury Elementary School. She worked for Shaker Heights Schools for 16 years and was most recently a sixth-grade teacher at Woodbury.
In a statement, the Shaker Heights Teacher’s Association said, “Aisha exemplified the best of Shaker Heights teachers; smart, amazingly caring of her students and her colleagues, active in her profession and in our association. She is loved by many.”
Lance Mason Children
Mason and his wife Aisha Fraser Mason had two daughters.
Lance Mason Salary – Lance Mason Net Worth
Mason earned $76,173 per year as a state senator, $121,350 as a judge, and $45,000 per year as Cleveland’s director of minority business development.