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Brad Ellsworth

Brad EllsworthAKA John Bradley Ellsworth

Born: 11-Sep-1958
Birthplace: Jasper, IN

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Congressman from Indiana, 2007-11

Former county sheriff elected to two terms in US Congress beginning in 2007, succeeding John Hostettler. Centrist "Blue Dog" Democrat; generally anti-abortion rights, pro-gay rights, pro-gun rights. Supported 2008 Wall Street bailout, 2010 health care reform; opposed 2009 economic stimulus. Ran unsuccessfully for US Senate in 2010, and succeeded in Congress by Larry Bucshon.

Wife: Beth (one daughter)
Daughter: Andrea

    High School: William Henry Harrison High School, Evansville, IN (1976)
    University: BS Sociology, University of Southern Indiana (1981)
    University: MA Criminology, Indiana State University (1993)
    University: FBI Academy (1995)

    US Congressman, Indiana 8th (2007-11)
    Indiana State Official Vanderburgh County Sheriff (1999-2007)
    Indiana State Official Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Department (1982-99)
    Sigma Tau Gamma Fraternity

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