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Roger Wicker

Personal data
Date of birthJuly 5, 1951(age 64)
Place of birthPontotoc, Mississippi
Political partyRepublican
SpouseGayle Wicker
ChildrenMargaret Wicker
Caroline Wicker
McDaniel Wicker
ResidenceTupelo, Mississippi
Alma materUniversity of Mississippi (B.A.)
ReligionSouthern Baptist
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Air Force
Years of service1976-2004
RankLieutenant Colonel
Assumed officeDecember 31, 2007
Serving with Thad Cochran
Succeeded byQuinten Becker
Preceded byTrent Lott
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Mississippi's 1st district
In officeJanuary 4, 1995 - December 31, 2007
Succeeded byTravis Childers
Preceded byJamie Whitten
Mississippi State Senator
In office1987 - 1994

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Roger Frederick Wicker (born July 5, 1951) is the junior U.S. Senator from Mississippi and a member of the Republican Party. In December 2007 he was appointed by Governor Haley Barbour to fill the seat vacated by Trent Lott. He subsequently won the 2008 special election for the remainder of the term. Wicker served in the U.S. House of Representatives, representing from 1995 to 2007.

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