Marsha Blackburn is an American politician and serving as the junior United States Senator from Tennessee. She is a member of the Republican Party and previously served the U.S. House for Tennessee’s 7th congressional district from 2003 to 2019. She was also a State Senator from 1999 to 2003. Also, she was the first woman to be elected to the U.S. Senate from Tennessee.
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Early Life & Biography
Marsha Blackburn was born on 6th June 1952, in Laurel, Mississippi, to Mary Jo (Morgan) and Hilman Wedgeworth. Marsha attended Mississippi State University, earning a B.S. in home economics in 1974. Growing up on a farm, she went to college on a 4-H scholarship and got through school selling books and bibles door-to-door for the Southwestern Company. She always had an outstanding performance in all her academics and extra-curricular activities in school and college.
Marsha Blackburn married Charles Blackburn in 1975. They are married for over 40 years. She has a remarkable married life that one would definitely idolize her for. Their marriage is successful to date with two children and two grandsons.
Marsha is a member of numerous charitable organizations and is an active member of her church, Christ Presbyterian. Marsha and her husband Chuck live in Williamson County, Tennessee, with their two children, Mary Morgan (Paul) Ketchel and Chad (Hillary) Blackburn, and two grandsons. Chuck is the founder of the International Bow Tie Society, and he even wrote a book called ‘The Bow Tie Bible: A Seriously Funny Guide to How to Bow Tie.’
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 6th June 1952, Marsha Blackburn is 68 years old as of today’s date 7th October 2020. Her height is 1.70m tall, and her weight is 55 kg.
Marsha Blackburn is a strong advocate of pro-life principles. She has taken a strong stand in Congress to protect those who are incapable of protecting themselves. Marsha Blackburn’s career began with being a sales manager in 1973 for Times Mirror Company. In 1975, she became Director of Retail Fashion and Special Events for the Castner Knott Company.
Later in 1978, she became the owner of marketing strategies, promotion-event management, and image consulting firm. She was also the founding member of the Williamson County Young Republicans. In 1992, she was a candidate for Congress and a delegate to the 1992 Republican National Convention.
In 1995, Marsha was appointed as executive director of the Tennessee Film, Entertainment, and Music Commission. She was elected to the Tennessee Senate in 1998. She served there until 2003.
In 2003, she was elected as U.S. representative from Tennessee’s 7th Congressional
Marsha Blackburn joined Mitt Romney’s 2008 presidential campaign as a senior advisor. In May 2007, she resigned her position over there and endorsed former U.S. Senator Fred Thompson for president. She was re-elected in 2008,2010,2012,2014 and 2016.
In April 2018, she signed on a letter nominating President Donald Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize in recognition of his work to end the Korean War, denuclearize the Korean peninsula and bring peace to the region.
Awards & Achievements
Marsha was identified as one of the three “best newcomers” in the House of Representatives by the Washingtonian’s survey in 2004.
Marsha Blackburn was presented with the Award for Conservative Excellence for 2014 on behalf of The American Conservative Union.
Net Worth& Salary of Marsha Blackburn in 2020
As of October 2020, Marsha Blackburn has garnered a net worth of $1 million.
She gets her income through her business and elections and appointments. Marsha contributes towards various campaigns, healthcare and nursing sectors, growth sectors, etc.
Marsha Blackburn is a true inspiration, handling various sectors flawlessly. She has always been the voice for the voiceless. She understands that the federal government must balance its budget and live within its means.