|Image courtesy of the Honorable John McKee Spratt, Jr.
SPRATT, John McKee, Jr., a Representative from South Carolina; born in Charlotte, Mecklenburg
County, N.C., November 1, 1942; graduated from York High School, York, S.C.,
1960; A.B., Davidson College, Davidson, N.C., 1964; M.A., Marshall Scholar,
Corpus Christi College, Oxford University, Oxford, England, 1966; LL.B., Yale
Law School, New Haven, Conn., 1969; United States Army, 1969-1971; lawyer,
private practice; banker; business owner; delegate, South Carolina state
Democratic convention, 1972-1980; delegate, Democratic National Convention,
1964; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-eighth and to the thirteen succeeding
Congresses (January 3, 1983-January 3, 2011); unsuccessful candidate for
reelection to the One Hundred Twelfth Congress in 2010; chair, Committee on the
Budget (One Hundred Tenth and One Hundred Eleventh Congresses).