John Braddock, 2nd Earl Braddock

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The Right Honourable
The Earl Braddock
Deputy Minister for Ecclesiastical Affairs
Assumed office
13 March 2012
Prime Minister Matthew Jones
Preceded by Lucien Bancroft
Personal details
Born (1958-08-01) 1 August 1958 (age 64)
Kingsbury, CENT
Political party      Democratic Party
Spouse(s) Lady Olivia Crowther
Parents Jonathan Braddock
Jane Burdett
Children Philip Braddock, Lord Ripley
Residence Ripley Grange
Alma mater University College Kingsbury
Profession Canon lawyer
Cabinet 56th
Religion Christian (Ingerian)

The Right Honourable John Phillip Alexander Braddock, 2nd Earl Braddock KC (born 1 August 1958) is a Democratic Party politician and member of the Senate. A canon lawyer by profession, Braddock entered Parliament in 2004 and has served as the Deputy Minister for Ecclesiastical Affairs since 2012.

John succeeded his father as the Earl Braddock in 2006. Prior to this, he known by the courtesy title of Lord Ripley, so named for the family seat of Ripley Grange near the village of Hargrave in Centralia.

Early life and education

Birth and schooling

John Braddock was born in Kingsbury on the 1 August 1958, the eldest child of Jonathan Braddock and Jane Braddock (née Burdett). John's birth was the first child born by a sitting Opposition Leader since independence.

Titles, styles, honours, and arms

Titles and styles

  • The Right Honourable The Earl Braddock, KC (2006-present)
  • The Honourable The Lord Ripley, KC (2001-2006)
  • The Honourable The Lord Ripley (1980-2001)
  • Mr John Braddock (1958-1980)



When his father was elevated to the peerage in 1976, Lord Ripley received his own grant of arms, which was identical to those of his father differenced with a label azure.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Mackenzie Smith
Deputy Minister for Ecclesiastical Affairs
Peerage of New Ingerland
Preceded by
Jonathan Braddock
Earl Braddock
Philip Braddock
Order of precedence in New Ingerland
Preceded by
The Earl Burleigh
Order of Precedence
The Earl Braddock
Succeeded by
The Earl Meyer