Politician John Ratcliffe Wiki, Bio, Age, Career, Spouse, Children, Party, Nationality & Net Worth

John Ratcliffe
John Ratcliffe

Biography of John Ratcliffe

John Ratcliffe is an American politician who has served as the congressman for Texas’s 4th district since 2015 and is the expected nominee to become Director of National Intelligence. Furthermore, in Heritage Action’s final scorecard for the 114th Congress. Likewise, Ratcliffe was ranked as the most conservative Texas legislator in Congress and second-most conservative legislator in the country.

Early life of John Ratcliffe

Moreover, he was born on October 20, 1965, in Mount Prospect, Illinois, northwest of Chicago, Ratcliffe was the youngest of six children; both of his parents were teachers.


He graduated from Carbondale Community High School in Carbondale, Illinois in 1984, the University of Notre Dame in 1987 with a Bachelor of Arts in Government and International Studies; then attended law school at SMU in Dallas (now Dedman School of Law) and earned his Juris Doctor in 1989.

Early Career of John Ratcliffe

Furthermore, Ratcliffe is board certified in civil trial law by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. He has served as an adjunct professor of law at various law schools. Including Dedman School of Law (SMU) and Texas Wesleyan University.

Personal life of John Ratcliffe

Ratcliffe married Michele and they have two daughters and the family resided in Heath, Texas.


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Overview of John Ratcliffe (10)

  • Full Name: John Lee Ratcliffe
  • Date of Birth: October 20, 1965
  • Age: 53
  • Birth Place: Mount Prospect, Illinois, U.S.
  • Political party: Republican
  • Office: Representative (R-TX 4th District) since 2015
  • Spouse(s): Michele Addington
  • Children: 2
  • Education: University of Notre Dame (BA), Southern Methodist University (JD)
  • Net Worth: N/A
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