|U.S. Representative from South Carolina's 5th District|
From: January 3, 1983 - January 3, 2011
|Spouse(s)||Jane Stacy Spratt|
John McKee Spratt, Jr. (born November 1, 1942 in Charlotte, North Carolina) used to serve as the Democratic U.S. Representative from South Carolina's 5th congressional district, covering 14 counties in the upstate and midlands. Spratt was chairman of the House Budget Committee and the second-ranking Democrat on the Armed Services Committee before being defeated for re-election in 2010 by Mick Mulvaney during the Tea Party wave when the Republicans took over the House.