John S. Tanner

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Birthday
22, 1944
Birthplace
Tennessee
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthplace
Tennessee

About

Politician and member of the Democratic party from Tennessee who served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1989 to 2011.

Before Fame

He was in active duty in the Navy from 1969 to 1972 and then served in Tennessee's House of Representatives until his election to Congress.

Trivia

He voted with Republicans on social issues such as gun control and the death penalty, but voted with his party on the majority of issues, including education reform and affirmative action.

Family Life

Met wife Betty Ann Tanner while in college at the University of Tennessee.

Associated With

He publicly endorsed Hillary Clinton's 2008 presidential campaign.