John Batten is the father-in-law of the famous personality of America Mike Pence. Mike Pence is vice president of the United States since 2017.
The picture below consists of John Batten's daughter, Karen Pence, with her husband, Mike Pence.
Divorced When Children Were Young
John Batten was married to Lillian Hacker. However, the details about their wedding and early life are not known.
He was a United Airlines official by profession. Together the couple had one child.
She was born on January 1, 1957, at McConnell Air Force Base in Kansas. The couple named their daughter Karen Sue Batten.
When his daughter was young, the couple got separated from each other. The reason behind their divorce is still not clear.
Shares A Good Bond With The Stepfather.
His wife (Lillian Hacker) remarried another guy named as Bernard Barcio. The couple shared wedding vows in the year 1967.
He was a Latin teacher at Park School. His wife remarried at the age of thirty-six. His daughter was raised in the neighborhood of Indianapolis.
His daughter had an excellent bond with her stepfather. Because of him, she got interested in teaching and painting.
She is an American school teacher, painter, and second lady of the United States since 2017.
However, both of them are not alive now. John Batten died in the year 1988. His ex-wife took his last breath at the age of seventy-three. She died in 2004.
Daughter Had Two Marriages
When his daughter, Karen Pence, was at Butler University, she met her first husband, John Steven Whitaker. She did both her bachelor's and Master's degree from there.
He was a medical student at Indiana. They got along well and decided to get married one day.
She was only 21 years old at that time when she got married. The wedding took place in Brewster country, Texas, on August 4, 1978.
The couple ended their relationship and separated their ways later. The main reason of their broken marriage was lack of understanding as the couple was young.
Since he was a medical student, he couldn't give more time to their marriage, and the couple ended up having divorced.
After having divorced, Karen Pence fell in love with Mike Pence. The way they got introduced is kind of interesting as she was playing guitar at mass at St. Thomas Aquinas Church.
Their first date was ice skating at Indiana State Fairgrounds. The couple dated almost nine months before getting engaged on August 1984.
After one year of engagement, the couple tied the knot on June 8, 1985.
Karen Pence posted this beautiful picture on her Instagram on the occasion of Valentine's day. She captioned it as,
The couple even converted into evangelical Christianity earlier. They both were Roman Catholics. Being together, the couple had three children.
The children include two daughters and one son. Their names are Charlotte Pence Bond, Audrey Pence, and Michael Pence.
Her son Michael serves as U.S Marine Corps. She posted this picture on his birthday. She wrote,
'Proud of …'
Her daughter Charlotte secretly got married to significant another Harry Bond, whom she met through his brother Michael.
Her family kept the news of the marriage underground to two weeks. The wedding took place at the U.S Naval Academy, Maryland.
|Net worth||Annual Salary|
|$1.2 Million||Not Known|
His net worth is not available, but his son-in-law (Mike) is estimated to have a net worth of $1.2 Million, which is significantly less compared to other vice presidents.
Also, he had three children who had gone to an expensive and elite university for their education. So that might have affected his savings. His Annual Salary is not disclosed yet.
Source Of Income
He earns his money being a politician, lawyer, and now as vice president of America for three years.
- His son-in-law, Mike Pence, was the 50th governor of Indiana.
- His granddaughter (Charlotte) has written a children's Book named 'Marlon Bundo's A Day in the Life of the Vice President.
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