Roger Wicker

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U.S. Senate (Mississippi Jr)


Family: Wife: Gayle; 3 Children: Margaret, Caroline, McDaniel

Born: 07/05/1951 Pontotoc, MS

Home: Tupelo, Mississippi

Religion: Southern Baptist

Education: JD, University of Mississippi, 1975 BA, Political Science/Journalism, University of Mississippi, 1973

Profession: Lieutenant Colonel, United States Air Force Reserve, 1980-2004 Attorney, Private Practice, 1982-1994 Public Defender, Mississippi, 1984-1987 Professional Staff, United States House of Representatives, Rules Committee, 1980-1982 Captain, United States Air Force, 1976-1980 Deacon

Political: Senator, United States Senate, 2007-present Representative, United States House of Representatives, 1995-2007 Senator, Mississippi State Legislature, 1987-1994 Judge Pro Tempore, City of Tupelo, Mississippi, 1986-1987 Republican Deputy Majority Whip, Mississippi State Senate

Congressional Membership: National Republican Policy Committee, 2001 Congressional Human Rights Caucus Congressional Immigration Reform Caucus House Task Force for a Drug-Free America Co-Chair, Interstate 69 Caucus National Republican Congressional Committee Tennessee Valley Authority Congressional Caucus

Organization Membership: Member, Community Development Foundation Former Chair of the Deacons, First Baptist Church Former Vice-President/Current Member, Lions Club National Guard and Reserve Components Congressional Members Organization Rural Health Care Coalition Member/Sunday School Teacher/Choir, Tupelo First Baptist Church


Armed Services

Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs

Commerce, Science and Transportation

Subcommittee on Aviation Operations, Safety, and Security

Subcommittee on Communications and Technology

Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, and the Internet

Subcommittee on Consumer Affairs, Insurance, and Automotive Safety

Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Insurance

Subcommittee on East Asian and Pacific Affairs

Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities

Subcommittee on European Affairs

Subcommittee on International Development and Foreign Assistance, Economic Affairs and International Environmental Protection

Subcommittee on International Operations and Organizations, Human Rights, Democracy, and Global Women's Issues

Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard

Subcommittee on Personnel

Subcommittee on SeaPower

Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety, and Security

Veterans' Affairs