Roger Wicker

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Roger Wicker
Official portrait, 2018
United States Senator
from Mississippi
Assumed office
December 31, 2007
Serving with Cindy Hyde-Smith
Preceded byTrent Lott
Ranking Member of the Senate Commerce Committee
Assumed office
February 3, 2021
Preceded byMaria Cantwell
Chair of the Senate Commerce Committee
In office
January 3, 2019 – February 3, 2021
Preceded byJohn Thune
Succeeded byMaria Cantwell
Chair of the National Republican Senatorial Committee
In office
January 3, 2015 – January 3, 2017
LeaderMitch McConnell
Preceded byJerry Moran
Succeeded byCory Gardner
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Mississippi's 1st district
In office
January 3, 1995 – December 31, 2007
Preceded byJamie Whitten
Succeeded byTravis Childers
Member of the Mississippi Senate
from the 6th district
In office
January 5, 1988 – January 3, 1995
Preceded byConstituency established
Succeeded byAlan Nunnelee
Personal details
Roger Frederick Wicker

(1951-07-05) July 5, 1951 (age 72)
Pontotoc, Mississippi, U.S.[1]
Political partyRepublican
Gayle Long (m. 1975)
EducationUniversity of Mississippi (BA, JD)
WebsiteSenate website
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/service United States Air Force
Years of service1976–2004
Rank Lieutenant colonel
UnitAir Force Judge Advocate General's Corps

Roger Frederick Wicker (born July 5, 1951 in Pontotoc, Mississippi, United States) is a senior United States Senator from Mississippi. He took over Mississippi's first congressional district soon after Jamie L. Whitten's death in 1995.

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