- Name: Joe Barton
- Age: 68 years old
- Height: 5ft 10in (178 cm)
- Occupation: Politician
- Net Worth: US $250 Thousand
- Status: Alive
Joe Barton is an American politician and member of the Republican Party. He currently serves as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Texas’s 6th district. He served as Chair of the House Energy Committee from 2004 to 2007. Joe Linus Barton was born on September 15, 1949 in Waco, Texas. His parents were Bess Wynell Buice and Larry Linus Barton. He has two living siblings, Louie and Elizabeth. His brother Jon died from cancer in 2000. Barton is a graduate of Waco High School. He completed his BS degree in Industrial Engineering at Texas A&M University (1972), and his MS degree in Industrial Administration at Purdue University (1973).
Barton worked at the envelope manufacturing company ‘Ennis Business Forms Inc.’ from 1973 to 1981. He served on the Crockett Parks and Recreation Board from 1979 to 1980. He served as vice president of Houston County Chamber of Commerce from 1977 to 1980. Barton was selected for the White House Fellows Program in 1981. He served as an aide to then US Secretary of Energy James B. Edwards. His next job was at the oil company, Atlantic Richfield Oil and Gas Company. He worked as the company’s natural gas decontrol consultant from 1982 to 1984.
Barton was elected to the US Congress in 1984. He defeated Democratic nominee Dan Kubiak for Texas’s 6th congressional district in the US House of Representatives. Barton was sworn into office on January 3, 1985. The office was previously held by Phil Gramm. Barton was a candidate in the 1993 US Senate election. He finished 3rd behind Kay Bailey Hutchison and Bob Krueger. He served as chair of the House Energy Committee from February 2004 to January 2007. Barton established the Barton Family Foundation in 2005 to support charities in Texas’s 6th district. The organization has received monetary donations from Exelon Corporation. Barton is currently serving his 17th consecutive term in the House. He’s also a member of the Tea Party Caucus.PERSONAL
Joe Barton is 5ft 10in tall and he rules under the star sign Virgo. His net worth is estimated at $250,000. The annual salary for U.S. Representative is around $174,000. Barton divorced his first wife ‘Janet Sue Winslow’ in 2003. He married current wife ‘Terri’ in 2004. He has a four children, including Kristin and Bradley. He also has five grandchildren. The family resides in Ennis, Texas.
In November 2017, Barton entered the spotlight after nude selfie photos of him surfaced online. He acknowledged the authenticity of the photos and has since issued an apology. The photos were reportedly leaked by a woman with whom he had consensual sexual relationships on two different occasions.
Joe Barton Age, Birthday, Salary, Wiki
- Birth Name: Joe Linus Barton
- Birthday: September 15, 1949
- How Old : Age: 68 years old
- Place of Birth: Waco, Texas, United States
- Zodiac Sign: Virgo
- How Tall : Height: 5ft 10in (178 cm)
- Occupation: Politician, U.S. Representative
- Years Active: 1985-present
- Net Worth & Salary: US $250 Thousand
- Marriage(s): Janet Sue Winslow, Terri Barton
- Death-O-Meter: Alive
- Official Site: joebarton.com