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Gregg Harper, United States Representative from Mississippi, lawyer. Bar: Mississippi 1981, United States District Court (northern and southern districts) Mississippi 1981, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1981. Named one of The 50 Politicos to Watch, Politico, 2010.

Background

Harper, Gregg was born on June 1, 1956 in Jackson, Mississippi, United States. Son of C. Douglas and Lois (Livingston) Harper.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Mississippi College, 1978. Juris Doctor, University Mississippi, 1981.

Career

Attorney Sanford and Harper, 1995—2009. City prosecutor City of Brandon, Mississippi, 2003—2009, City of Richland, 2006—2009. Member United States Congress from 3rd Mississippi District, since 2009, United States House Ethics Committee (formerly House Standards of Official Conduct Committee), since 2009.

Legal volunteer 2000 Presidential Recount, Florida, 2000, Ohio, 04. Legal volunteer for Senator Jim Talent, 2006.

Achievements

  • Bar: Mississippi 1981, United States District Court (northern and southern districts) Mississippi 1981, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1981.

Membership

Board attorney Mississippi Baptist Children's Village, since 2004. Delegate Republican National Convention, Philadelphia, 2000, New York, 2004. Chair Rankin County Republican Executive Committee, 2000—2008.

Member Association Trial Lawyers American, Mississippi Bar Association, Mississippi Trial Lawyers Association (board governors since 1986).

Connections

Married Sidney Hancock, August 11, 1979.

father:
C. Douglas Harper

mother:
Lois (Livingston) Harper

spouse:
Sidney Hancock