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Roger Wicker
U.S. Senator Roger F. Wicker Official Portrait, 2018 (cropped).jpg
United States Senator
from Mississippi
Assumed office
December 31, 2007
Serving with Cindy Hyde-Smith
Appointed by Haley Barbour
Preceded by Trent Lott
Chair of the Senate Commerce Committee
Assumed office
January 3, 2019
Preceded by John Thune
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Mississippi's 1st district
In office
January 3, 1995 – December 31, 2007
Preceded by Jamie L. Whitten
Succeeded by Travis Childers
Member of the Mississippi Senate
from the 6th district
In office
January 5, 1988 – January 3, 1995
Preceded by Constituency established
Succeeded by Alan Nunnelee
Personal details
Born
Roger Frederick Wicker

July 5, 1951 (1951-07-05) (age 69)
Pontotoc, Mississippi, U.S.
Political party Republican
Spouse(s)
Gayle Long (m. 1975)
Children 3
Education University of Mississippi (BA, JD)
Military service
Allegiance  United States
Branch/service Flag of the United States Air Force United States Air Force
Years of service 1976–2004
Rank US-O5 insignia.svg Lieutenant Colonel
Unit Air 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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