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Roger Wicker
United States Senator
from Mississippi
Assumed office
December 31, 2007
Serving with Thad Cochran
Preceded by Trent Lott
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Mississippi's 1st district
In office
January 4, 1995 – December 31, 2007
Preceded by Jamie Whitten
Succeeded by Travis Childers
Mississippi State Senator
In office
Personal details
Born July 5, 1951 (1951-07-05) (age 68)
Pontotoc, Mississippi
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Gayle Wicker
Children Margaret Wicker
Caroline Wicker
McDaniel Wicker
Residence Tupelo, Mississippi
Alma mater University of Mississippi
Occupation Attorney
Website Roger Wicker, United States Senator
Military service
Branch/service United States Air Force
Years of service 1976-2004
Rank Lieutenant Colonel

Roger Frederick Wicker (born July 5, 1951 in Pontotoc, Mississippi, United States) is a 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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