SPRATT, John McKee, Jr.

SPRATT, John McKee, Jr.
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
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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).

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

University of South Carolina
South Carolina Political Collections

Columbia, SC
Papers: Dates and amounts unknown. The John Spratt papers are currently closed. This collection ably documents Spratt's service as U.S. Representative for South Carolina's 5th congressional district, serving from 1983 until 2011.
Papers: In the Robert W. Hemphill Papers, 1926-1984, 6.25 linear feet. Correspondents include John Spratt.

Catawba Cultural Preservation Project

Rock Hill, SC
Papers: In the papers relating to the Catawba Indians, 1980-1995, 2 linear feet. The copies of papers are from the office of Congressman Spratt, in particular the file cabinets labeled "Catawba Settlement," and "Catawba Funding," and copied at the Catawba Cultural Preservation Archives. The originals were returned to the office. Also included are correspondence and memoranda, court filings, reports, studies and notes, legislative acts, legal interpretations, settlement drafts, and newspaper clippings relating to settlement funding issues, title rights and insurance, tax issues, and settlement negotiations, hearings, studies, negotiations, and final settlement pertaining to the land claim lawsuit brought by the Catawba's against the state of South Carolina and the United States to address grievances extending from the Treaty of 1840.

Clemson University
Robert Muldrow Cooper Library

Clemson, SC
Papers: In the Strom Thurmond Gubernatorial Series, ca. 1923-1955, 75.3 cubic feet. Persons represented include John Spratt.
Photographs: In the Strom Thurmond Photographs Series, ca. 1902-2002, 78.5 cubic feet. Persons represented include John Spratt.

Clinton Junior College
College History Collection, Archives

Rock Hill, SC
Papers: In the College History Collection, ca. 1900-1996, 273 items. Correspondents include U.S. Rep. John M. Spratt congratulating the college on its one hundredth anniversary.

University of Oklahoma
The Julian P. Kanter Political Commercial Archive, Department of Communication

Norman, OK
Videoreels: 1996, 6 commercials on 5 videoreels. The commercials were used during John Spratt's 1996 campaign for U.S. Congress in District 5 of South Carolina, Democratic Party.
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