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Stewart Rhodes Biography, Age, Parents, Wife, Children & Net Worth – Elmer Stewart Rhodes III professionally called Stewart Rhodes is a former U.S. Army paratrooper, political staffer for Ron Paul, lawyer, and the founder of the Oath Keepers.
In 2022, he was convicted of seditious conspiracy and evidence tampering with regard to the January 6, 2021 United States Capitol attack.
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Born in 1966 (56 years as of 2022)
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|Kalispell, Montana, United States
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|Oath keeper Founder, Lawyer
Stewart Rhodes is the Founder and President of Oath Keepers. Stewart Rhodes is a Paratrooper, a congressional staffer, an artist, a Yale law grad, and a state Supreme Court clerk before he launched the far-right Oath Keepers.
Stewart Rhodes came into News on 27 September when he stand trial on seditious conspiracy charges for the US Capitol attack. Many people are searching the Wikipedia of Stewart Rhodes Oath Keeper.
Elmer Stewart Rhodes III was born in Fresno, California in 1966. His father was a U.S. Marine and his mother worked on a farm.
Rhodes has said he is “mixed-race” and has “American-Indian” and Hispanic maternal ancestors.
Education and career
Rhodes attended high school in Las Vegas, then joined the U.S. Army but was honorably discharged after 7 months, the result of a spinal injury sustained during airborne school.
Rhodes studied political science at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas while parking cars to make money.
In his first year he rejected well paid internships in favor of working at a conservative think tank.
After graduating in 1998, he worked as a staffer for Republican Congressman Ron Paul.
In 2001, Rhodes enrolled in Yale Law School, where he was noted as a defender of gun rights and for being well-intentioned with those with whom he had political differences.
He became dissatisfied with what he perceived as eroding rights in the aftermath of the September 11 attacks.
Rhodes taught a self-defenses class, and his paper about enemy combatant’s classification during the presidency of George W. Bush won an award in his final year at Yale. He graduated in 2004.
After graduating from Yale, Rhodes clerked for Michael D. Ryan, an associate justice at the Arizona Supreme Court.
As a lawyer he worked in various states in the Western US. On December 8, 2015, Rhodes was disbarred by the Montana Supreme Court for conduct violating the Montana Rules of Professional Conduct after refusing to respond to two bar grievances filed against him in the federal district court in Arizona.
What was his impact on the 2020 United States presidential election?
For two months after the 2020 United States presidential election, Rhodes encouraged his supporters to reject Joe Biden as the incoming president.
Rhodes spoke of a need to take up weapons to prevent Biden’s inauguration and launched a campaign to persuade then president Donald Trump to invoke the Insurrection Act of 1807, deploy the military and the Oath Keepers as a militia.
Attack on United States Capitol
On December 12, 2020, Rhodes spoke at a Pro-Trump rally in Washington, D.C., along with speakers including Michael Flynn, Sebastian Gorka, Alex Jones, podcaster David Harris Jr., Nick Fuentes, and Mike Lindell.
Rhodes called on Trump to invoke the Insurrection Act, and warned that not doing so would lead to a “much more bloody war.”
On January 13, 2022, Stewart Rhodes and nine other members of the Oath Keepers were arrested and charged with seditious conspiracy.
On November 29, 2022, after a nine-week trial, along with Kelly Meggs, Rhodes was convicted of seditious conspiracy and evidence tampering with regards to the January 6, 2021 United States Capitol attack. He has not yet been sentenced.
Wife & Family
Rhodes married Tasha Adams in 1994, after meeting her a few years earlier in Las Vegas.
When they met Adams was 18 years old and working at an Arthur Murray Dance studio, and Rhodes was a 25 year old college student.
Adams worked as an exotic dancer to financially support Rhodes’ education during their marriage.
Prior to their marriage, Rhodes accidentally shot himself in the face with a .22 hand gun after dropping it, destroying his eyeball and leaving him using a prosthetic eyeball.
Adams filed for divorce in 2018, accusing Rhodes of emotional and physical abuse, as of November 2022 the divorce application is pending.
The family lived in New Haven and various other states in the western United States.
Rhodes volunteered for Ron Paul’s 2008 presidential campaign and later complained that political opponents of Paul linked Paul to hate groups and racists, despite the Ron Paul Report containing racist statements.
Rhodes is reported to have taken inspiration from the notion that Adolf Hitler could have been stopped if German soldiers and police had refused to follow orders.
Stewart is reported to have worth $4.1 million.
Adams and Rhodes have five children, including Dakota Adams, their eldest son, Sequoia Adams, and Sedona Adams.
His father was a United States of America Marine, and his mother worked on a farm, but their names are unknown.