THROUGHOUT history, 51 politicians have served as senators from Mississippi.
Since 2007, Roger Frederick Wicker has held the title but is a candidate for re-election in 2024.
Who is Senator Roger Wicker?
Born July 5, 1951, Wicker, 70, is known as an American lawyer and politician.
In 1994, Wicker was elected to the United States House of Representatives where she served until he became a senator.
“As a US senator from Mississippi, I work hard every day on behalf of my constituents,” Wicker says on his website.
“I want our nation to remain the strongest, freest and most prosperous place on the planet. I will always defend policies that develop our economy, protect our homeland, defend our Constitution and improve the quality of life for all Americans.
Prior to his political debut, the vaccinated senator trained at the University of Mississippi and served in the US Air Force, where he retired as a lieutenant colonel.
What is his net worth?
According to Ballotpedia, in 2011 Wicker was among the top 10 highest paid Republican congressional staff.
That year, he would have earned an annual salary of $ 2,745,264.
Despite having information about his salary, it’s unclear how much Wicker is actually worth.
Roger Wicker married?
When Wicker is not in the office, he can usually be found at home with his wife.
Since 1975 he has been married to Gayle Long Wicker.
Throughout their 46-year marriage, the couple welcomed three children together, including Margaret, Caroline and McDaniel.
The couple are also said to have five grandchildren.
Outside of her marriage, Long is known as the first woman to serve as president of the Mississippi College student body, where she went on to become one of the first two women to serve on the board of trustees.
Over the years, she has also worked with the non-profit organization Vision to Learn, which offers free eye exams and glasses to elementary school students in low-income communities.
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