Hal Rogers

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Hal Rogers
Hal Rogers Official Photo 2010.JPG
Chair of the House Appropriations Committee
In office
January 3, 2011 – January 3, 2017
Preceded byDave Obey
Succeeded byRodney Frelinghuysen
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Kentucky's 5th district
Assumed office
January 3, 1981
Preceded byTim Carter
Personal details
Born
Harold Dallas Rogers

(1937-12-31) December 31, 1937 (age 83)
Barrier, Kentucky, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Cynthia Doyle
Children3
EducationWestern Kentucky University (BA)
University of Kentucky (LLB)
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/service United States Army
Years of service1956–1964
UnitKentucky Army National Guard
North Carolina Army National Guard

Harold Dallas Rogers (born December 31, 1937) is an American politician. He is the U.S. Representative for Kentucky's 5th congressional district, serving since 1981. He is a member of the Republican Party. He is the dean of the Kentucky congressional delegation.

Rogers was the Republican nominee for Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky in 1979. He was on the ballot with former Governor of Kentucky Louie B. Nunn. He lost to Democratic nominee Martha Layne Collins 63%-37%.[1] The following year Rogers won election to Congress.

References[change | change source]

  1. "KY Lt. Governor Race - Nov 06, 1979". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 2012-03-08.

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