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John W. Jenrette, Jr.

AKA John Wilson Jenrette, Jr.

Born: 9-May-1936
Birthplace: Horry County, SC

Gender: Male
Religion: Methodist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Congressman snagged in ABSCAM

Military service: US Army; US Air Force Reserves

Father: John Wilson Jenrette (b. 24-May-1888, d. 7-Nov-1963)
Mother: Mary Ellen Herring (d. Jan-1975)
Wife: Sally Louise Jordan (m. c. 1962, div. 1975)
Wife: Rita Jenrette (m. 10-Sep-1976, div. 1981, posed for Playboy in 1981)
Wife: Rosemary Long
Daughter: Mary Elizabeth ("Elizabeth", b. c. 1962)
Son: Harold Hampton ("Hal", b. c. 1964)

    High School: Loris High School, Loris, SC (1954)
    University: BA, Wofford College, Wofford, SC (1958)
    Law School: LLB, University of South Carolina Law School (1962)

    US Congressman, South Carolina 6th (5-Nov-1975 to 10-Dec-1980, resigned)
    South Carolina State House of Representatives (1964-72)
    South Carolina State Official City Attorney, North Myrtle Beach, SC (1965-69)
    South Carolina State Official City Judge, North Myrtle Beach, SC (1962-65)
    South Carolina Bar 1962
    unknown detox facility (1979), twice
    unknown detox facility Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD (Mar-1980), 38 days
    Bribery two counts, convicted (7-Oct-1980)
    Conspiracy to commit bribery, convicted (7-Oct-1980)
    Atlanta Federal Prison Camp Atlanta, GA (1985)
    Cross Anchor Correctional Institution Spartanburg, SC (1986), 4 months
    Disbarred South Carolina (31-Mar-1986)
    Larceny necktie and pair of shoes at Marshalls, Bailey's Crossroads, VA (7-Dec-1988), convicted (Feb-1989)
    Shoplifting (7-Dec-1988), convicted (Feb-1989)
    Abscam Scandal
    Risk Factors: Alcoholism


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