Roger Wicker is an American Senator representing Mississippi in the 114th Senate that was inaugurated on the 10th of January 2015. Wicker is not new to the legislative arm of governance. He had an experience in the House of Representatives before he contested and won a Seat in the 100 member U.S senate. He has spent a total of nine years in the hallowed Chambers. He is a junior Senator whose inputs on the floor of the House are by no means inferior to his other senior colleagues.
Roger once served in the United States Air Force for the period 1976-1980. He was once a Political councilor to a Trent Lott when he was in Congress; he was in the Mississippi State Senate; the House of Representatives before he finally pitched tent with the Senate. Roger has gotten the needed experience. He is a Republican.
Roger Wicker was born on the 5th day in July 1951 to Wordna Glen (née Threadgill) and Thomas Frederick Wicker in Pontotoc, Mississippi. He has degrees in Journalism; Political science and Law. Wicker’s journey in the world of American Politics for which he is known today began in the year 1980.
Roger is married to Gayle Long of Tupelo. The union is blessed with three children: Margaret; Caroline and McDaniel. On the religious front, Roger is a Deacon of Baptist Church Extraction. The family resides in Tupelo.
JD, University of Mississippi, 1975, BA, Journalism, University of Mississippi, 1973, BA, Political Science, University of Mississippi, 1973, Graduated, Air Force Reserve Office Training Corps.
Roger’s estimated net worth is put at $286,006 thousand dollars.
Rogers is a member of five committees in the Senate.
The awards for Wicker have been coming from different angles. He has received many awards in the course of his Political career. One of such is ‘Truck Safety Award’.
- Occupation: Politician.
- Date of Birth: 21-07-1952.
- Place of Birth: Pontotoc, Mississippi.
- Gender: Male.
- Height in m:
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- Weight in kg: Not available.
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- Parents: Wordna Glen (née Threadgill) and Thomas Frederick Wicker
- Siblings: Margaret; Caroline and McDaniel.
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- Spouse: Gayle Long.
- Ethnicity/Race: American
- Nationality: American