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Trent Lott

Trent Lott, lobbyist, former United States Senator from Mississippi. Bar: Mississippi 1967. Member American Bar Association, Jackson County Bar Association, Sigma Nu, Phi Alpha Delta. Lodges: Mason.

Background

  • LOTT, Trent was born on October 9, 1941 in Grenada, Mississippi, United States. Son of Chester P. and Iona (nee Watson) Lott.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Public Administration, University Mississippi, 1963. Juris Doctor, University Mississippi, 1967.

    Career

    • Associate Bryan & Gordon, Pascagoula, Mississippi, 1967. Administrative assistant to Congressman William M. Colmer, 1968-1972. Member United States Congress from 5th Mississippi district, 1973-1989.

      Assistant minority leader (minority whip), 1981—1989. United States Senator from Mississippi, 1989—2007. Assistant majority leader (majority whip), 1995—1996.

      Majority leader, 1996—2001, 2002. Minority leader, 2001, 2001—2002. Assistant minority leader (minority whip), 2007.

      Partner Breaux Lott Leadership Group, Washington District of Columbia, 2008—2010. Special senior counsel Patton Boggs LLP, Washington, since 2010. Board directors, the European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company North America, since 2008.

      Field representative for University Mississippi, 1963-1965. Acting alumni secretary Ole Miss Alumni Association, 1966-1967. Named as observer from House to Geneva Arms Control talks.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Mississippi 1967.

    Works

    • Author: (autobiography) Herding Cats, A Lifetime in Politics, 2005.

    Politics

    God seeks to transform relationship with and between people. If politics is about how we choose to live together and to treat one another, there is surely a place for discerning the activity of God in politics.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    God gives us the Holy Spirit, and when we respond, there is no limit to what the grace of God is able to do in a human life.

    Denomination: Baptist

    Views

    The Bible can be puzzling but it is continually a source of inspiration and direction in lives of people.

    Membership

    93rd-100th Congresses from 5th District Mississippi, Republic Whip 97th and 98th Congresses. American Bar Association.

    Connections

    • Married Patricia E. Thompson, December 27, 1964. Children: Chester T., Junior, Tyler Elizabeth.
    • father: Chester P. Lott
    • mother: Iona (Watson) Lott
    • spouse: Patricia E. Thompson
    • children: Chester T. Lott
    • Junior Lott
    • Tyler Elizabeth Lott
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    Nationality
    • 1963
      University Mississippi
    • 1967
      University Mississippi
    • 1967
      Associate, Bryan & Gordon
      Pascagoula, Mississippi, United States
    • 1968 - 1972
      administrative assistant, to Congressman William M. Colmer
    • 1973 - 1989
      member, United States Congress from 5th Mississippi district
    • 1981 - 1989
      assistant, minority leader (minority whip)
    • 1989 - 2007
      United States Senator from Mississippi
    • 1995 - 1996
      assistant, majority leader (majority whip)
    • 1996 - 2001
      majority leader
    • 2001
      minority leader
    • 2001 - 2002
      minority leader
    • 2002
      majority leader
    • 2007
      assistant, minority leader (minority whip)
    • 2008 - 2010
      partner, Breaux Lott Leadership Group
    • 2010
      special senior, counsel Patton Boggs Limited Liability Partnership
      Washington, United States
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