John Spratt

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SPRATT, John McKee, Jr., is a Democratic congressional Representative from South Carolina. Rep. Spratt represents South Carolina's 5th congressional district. Spratt was first elected to the Ninety-eighth and to the thirteen succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1983-present).

John Spratt grew up in York, South Carolina where he still lives.

He graduated from York High School and Davidson College. At both schools, he was president of the student body. He won a Marshall Scholarship to Oxford and earned a law degree from Yale.

He served as a captain in the Army from 1969-71, and was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal. In 1971, he came home to practice law.

He was county and school district attorney, president of the Bank of Fort Mill, owner of a farm and small insurance agency. Active in his community, he was an elder at First Presbyterian Church, president of the Chamber of Commerce and United Way, and chairman of the Board of Divine Saviour Hospital.

John is married to Jane Stacy of Filbert, South Carolina, a graduate of Winthrop and Smith, and former school teacher.

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