"Roger Frederick Wicker" is an American politician and member of the Republican Party (United States)/Republican Party who serves as the Seniority in the United States Senate/junior United States Senate/United States Senator from Mississippi, in office since 2007.
After graduating from the University of Mississippi, Wicker served in the United States Air Force from 1976 to 1980 and worked as a political counselor to then-Congressman Trent Lott. He then served in the Mississippi State Senate from 1988 to 1994, when he was elected to the United States House of Representatives/U.S. House of Representatives from , succeeding long-time retiring Democrat Jamie L. Whitten, for whom Wicker had once been a Page.
Wicker served in the House from January 1995 to December 2007, when he was appointed by List of Governors of Mississippi/Governor Haley Barbour to fill the seat vacated by Trent Lott. He subsequently won the United States Senate special election in Mississippi, 2008/2008 special election for the remainder of the term and was re-elected to a full term United States Senate election in Mississippi, 2012/in 2012. He will serve as Chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee for the 114th U.S. Congress.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous politicians! More Roger Wicker on Wikipedia.