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Roger Wicker

Roger WickerAKA Roger Frederick Wicker

Born: 5-Jul-1951
Birthplace: Pontotoc, MS

Gender: Male
Religion: Baptist [1]
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Senator from Mississippi

Military service: USAF (1976-80); USAF Reserve (1980-)

Appointed to replace retiring Senator Trent Lott. With Rep. Jay Dickey, Wicker co-authored the Dickey-Wicker Amendment (1995), which prohibits the use of federal funds for medical research that will destroy an embryo, restricting human embryonic stem cell research.

[1] Deacon, First Baptist Church, Tupelo, MS.

Wife: Gayle Long (two daughters, one son)
Daughter: Margaret
Daughter: Caroline
Son: McDaniel

    High School: Pontotoc High School, Pontotoc, MS (1969)
BA, Political Science and Journalism, University of Mississippi (1973)
    Law School: JD, University of Mississippi (1975)

    US Senator, Mississippi (2008-)
    US Congressman, Mississippi 1st (1995-2007)
    Mississippi State Senate (1987-94)
    Mississippi State Official Public Defender, Lee County, MS (1984-87)
    Congressional Staff for Trent Lott, House Rules Committee (1980-82)
    American Legislative Exchange Council
    Lions Club
    Mississippi Bar Association 1975
    National Student Leadership Conference Honorary Board of Advisors
    Congressional Pages
    Global Warming Skeptics

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