Roger Wicker

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Roger Wicker
Roger Wicker Portrait 2018 full.jpg
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
Born
Roger Frederick Wicker

(1951-07-05) July 5, 1951 (age 70)
Pontotoc, Mississippi, U.S.[1]
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)
Gayle Long (m. 1975)
Children3
EducationUniversity of Mississippi (BA, JD)
WebsiteSenate website
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/service United States Air Force
Years of service1976–2004
RankUS Air Force O5 shoulderboard rotated.svg 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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