John Thomas " Tom" Graves, Jr. ( born February 3, 1970 in Saint Petersburg, Florida) is an American politician. Since June 2010 he represents the state of Georgia in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Tom Graves attended Cass High School in Cartersville (Georgia ). He then studied at the University of Georgia in Athens. After his studies, Graves was a private businessman.
Politically, he was a member of the Republican Party. Between 2002 and 2010 he sat as an MP in the House of Representatives from Georgia. Following the resignation of Congressman Nathan Deal, who was preparing his candidacy as governor of Georgia, Graves was at the due election for the ninth seat of his state as his successor in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC selected. In the regular congressional elections of 2010, he was confirmed unopposed. He was able to complete a new term of office in Congress since January 3, 2011. In 2012 he was elected to Congress again in the fourteenth election district of his state. Graves is a member of the Committee on Homeland Security and the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in some sub-committees.
Tom Graves is married and has three children. The family lives in private ranger.