John Barrasso : Net Worth, Family, Wife, Education, Children, Age, Biography and Political Career

John Barrasso is us Senator from Wyoming since 2007 know all about him in this article as like his Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children , Education and Career Earnings

John Barrasso : Net Worth, Family, Wife, Education, Children, Age, Biography and Political Career
John Barrasso

Quick Facts

Name

John Barrasso

Category

Senator

Birthday

1952-07-21

Spouse

Linda Nix (divorced)
Bobbi Brown ​(m. 2008)​

Education

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (Attended)
Georgetown University (BS, MD)
Yale University

Country / Nationality

United States

State / Province

Wyoming

Party

Republican

Net Worth

$ 9.4 Million

John Anthony Barrasso III is an American physician and politician serving as the senior us Senator from Wyoming. A member of the Republican Party, he previously served within the Wyoming State Senate.

Born and raised in Reading, Pennsylvania, Barrasso graduated from Georgetown University, where he received his B.S. and M.D. He conducted his medical residency at Yale University before moving to Wyoming and beginning a personal orthopedics practice in Casper. Barrasso was active in various medical societies and associations.

Barrasso first ran for U.S. Senate in 1996, narrowly losing the Republican primary to Mike Enzi. In 2002, he was elected to the State Senate, where he stayed until his appointment to the U.S. Senate after the 2007 death of incumbent Craig L. Thomas. He was elected to end Thomass term in 2008 and reelected in 2012 and 2018. In 2018, Barrasso was selected as chair of the Senate Republican Conference. hes the dean of Wyomings congressional delegation.

Barrasso was born in Reading, Pennsylvania in 1952 the son of Louise M. and John Anthony Barrasso, Jr. hes of Italian descent. hes a 1970 graduate of the previous Central Catholic highschool , which in 2011 merged with Holy Name highschool to make Berks Catholic highschool . Barrasso attended Rensselaer polytechnic (where he became a member of Phi Kappa Tau fraternity) for 2 years before transferring to Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., graduating Phi Beta Kappa in 1974 with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology. He received his M.D. degree from Georgetown University School of drugs in 1978. He conducted his residency at Yale school of medicine in New Haven , Connecticut.

In 1983, after completing of his residency at Yale, Barrasso moved to Wyoming, together with his wife at the time, Linda Nix. He joined a personal orthopedic practice in Casper and for a time was the Wyoming Medical Centers chief of staff. He served as State President of the Wyoming Medical Society, President of the National Association of Physician Broadcasters, and as a member of the American Medical Association Council of Ethics and Judicial Affairs.

Barrasso was also a rodeo physician for the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (and a member of the "Cowboy Joe Club") and volunteered as a team physician for Casper College also as several local high schools. He was named Wyoming Physician of the Year. The Wyoming National Guard awarded Barrasso the Medal of Excellence for his services to the National Guard, and therefore the Veterans of Foreign Wars gave him a Legislative Service Award for his support of Wyomings veterans.

Barrasso was a board-certified orthopedic surgeon privately practice in Casper from 1983 to 2007.

Barrasso may be a member of the board of directors of Presidential Classroom, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that brings children to Washington, D.C. to find out about government. hes a member of the Casper Chamber of Commerce. He identifies as a member of the Presbyterian Church (USA).

John Barrasso Net Worth

John Barrasso Net Worth in $ 9.4 Million in 2021.

John Barrasso Family

Barrasso was born in Reading, Pennsylvania in 1952 the son of Louise M. and John Anthony Barrasso, Jr. hes of Italian descent.

John Barrasso Wife and Children

Barrasso has three children. hes divorced from Linda Nix and married to his second wife, Bobbi Brown. On August 11, 2007 during Cheyennes annual Race for the Cure, Barrasso and Brown, herself a carcinoma survivor and at the time the director of Barrassos state senate offices, announced their engagement. Brown then resigned from her position in Barrassos state Senate offices. They were married on January 1, 2008, in Thermopolis.

John Barrasso Career and Achievement

1996 U.S. Senate Election

Barrasso ran for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate in 1996 for the seat being vacated by Republican Alan K. Simpson, losing narrowly to senator Mike Enzi, 32% to 30%, during a nine-candidate election.
Wyoming Senate

Barrasso was elected to the Wyoming Senate unopposed in 2002 and reelected unopposed in 2006.

During his time within the State Senate he served as chairman of the Transportation and Highways Committee.
U.S. Senate.

Appointment

On June 22, 2007, Governor Dave Freudenthal appointed Barrasso to exchange Senator Craig L. Thomas, who died earlier that month. Under state law, Freudenthal was ready to consider only three individuals chosen by the Republican State Central Committee because the seat was vacated by a Republican. The others were former treasurer Cynthia Lummis of Cheyenne, later Wyomings member of the us House of Representatives and its junior U.S. senator, and former Republican State Chairman and lobbyist Tom Sansonetti, a former aide to Thomas. Matt Mead, grandson of former Senator Clifford P. Hansen, also sought the nomination, as did the 2006 gubernatorial nominee Ray Hunkins, a Wheatland rancher and lawyer. Mead was elected governor of Wyoming in 2010, and Lummis was elected to Congress in 2008, and to the Senate in 2020, where she now serves alongside Barrasso. When he was appointed, Barrasso said he would also run within the November 2008 special election to fill the rest of Thomass term.

Elections

2008

Barrasso announced on May 19, 2008, that he would run within the election in 2008 to serve the rest of Thomass term, though he had already stated that intention before his appointment. Tom Sansonetti, one among the three Republican candidates selected for consideration by Freudenthal, said he wouldnt challenge Barrasso within the primary. the opposite candidate for selection, Cynthia Lummis, was a candidate for the Republican nomination to exchange retiring U.S. Representative Barbara Cubin for the states at-large seat within the U.S. House of Representatives. Barrasso didnt face a primary opponent. The Democratic nominee was Nick Carter, a lawyer from Gillette. Pundits unanimously rated the race "Safe Republican." needless to say , Barrasso won the overall election during a landslide, garnering 73% of the vote.

2012

Barrasso ran for reelection to a primary term in 2012. He faced three opponents for the Republican nomination, which he won with 90% of the vote. within the election , he faced Democratic nominee Tim Chestnut, a member of the Albany County Board of Commissioners. Barrasso won the election with 76% of the vote.

2018

Barrasso was reelected with 67% of the vote over Teton County board of education Trustee Gary Trauner, rock bottom percentage of his three U.S. Senate campaigns and therefore the closest a Democrat came to winning the seat since the 1996 election.

Tenure

At the time of his appointment to the U.S. Senate in 2007, Barrasso was quoted as saying on his application: "I believe limited government, lower taxes, less spending, traditional family values, local control and a robust national defense", he also said that he had "voted for prayer in schools, against gay marriage and (had) sponsored legislation to guard the sanctity of life".