Travis Childers Biography
Childers was born in Booneville in Prentiss County, Mississippi, on March 29, 1958. He is the son of John Wayne and Betty (Stokes) Childers. His father, a native of Glen, died when Travis was 16 years old. In high school, Travis worked nights and weekends at a convenience store in Booneville to help his mother, Betty, and sister, Tammy.
Travis Childers is a famous Former U.S. Representative, who was born on March 29, 1958 in United States.
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Travis Wayne Childers (born March 29, 1958) is an American politician who served as the U.S. Representative for Mississippi’s 1st congressional district from 2008 to 2011. The district included much of the northern portion of the state including New Albany, Columbus, Oxford, Southaven, and Tupelo. A member of the Democratic Party, Childers previously served as Chancery Clerk of Prentiss County from 1992 until his election to Congress. On March 1, 2014, Childers announced that he was running for the United States Senate. He won his party’s nomination for the Senate seat in the Democratic primary on June 3. He lost the general election to Republican incumbent Thad Cochran.
Travis Childers Net Worth
Travis Childers is one of the richest Former U.S. Representative. Travis Childers is also listed on the elit list of Richest Former U.S. Representative born on March 29 . According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Travis Childers net worth is approximately $1.5 Million.
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Proving just how Republican this district still was, no Democratic candidate in the district has won more than 40 percent of the vote since Childers left office. Indeed, Childers is the only Democrat to cross the 40 percent mark since Whitten’s retirement in 1995.
In 1991, Childers was elected Prentiss County Chancery Clerk. He was elected five times (with 75 percent of the vote the final time). Childers was chosen to serve as President of the Mississippi Chancery Clerks Association for the 2001-2002 term.
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While still a student at Ole Miss, Childers became licensed as a Real Estate Salesperson by the Mississippi Real Estate Commission (MREC) and became a realtor. After graduating from college, he joined Robert Davis’ real estate business in Booneville and worked there throughout the 1980s.
Childers and his wife, Tami, have two children: Dustin, a recent graduate from Mississippi College School of Law practices law in the family’s hometown. Lauren, a graduate of the University of Mississippi is an employee of the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss). Lauren Childers was Miss Ole Miss in the year 2010. His wife Tami manages the family’s healthcare businesses. Travis Childers is a member of Booneville First United Methodist Church.
In the 111th Congress, Childers voted for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and reauthorization of SCHIP. Childers opposed the 2009 American Clean Energy and Security Act. While Childers did vote against the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, he is against full repeal of the law. Childers stated that while he supports health care reform, he believes the bill needed changes. However, in his 2014 bid for Senate, he stated that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is the law, and he supports it.
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Childers attended Northeast Mississippi Junior College and then the University of Mississippi, where he received his bachelor’s degree in business administration in 1980.
Childers faced Greg Davis again in the general election on November 4, 2008. Childers defeated Davis 54% to 44%.
This election returned the district to the Democrats. The seat was held by Democrat Jamie Whitten of Charleston for 54 years, the longest tenure of any congressman until Michigan representative John Dingell passed the mark on February 11, 2009. Whitten retired in 1995 and was succeeded by Wicker. Childers’ victory came as a major shock to the Republicans. The district has a decided conservative bent; Wicker had won his first race for the seat with 63 percent of the vote and had faced no serious opposition since then. The district has supported the official Democratic candidate for president only once since 1956; George W. Bush carried the district with 62 percent of the vote in 2004.