Hal Rogers

American politician

Harold Dallas Rogers (born December 31, 1937) is an American politician. He is the U.S. Representative for Kentucky's 5th congressional district, serving since 1981. He is a member of the Republican Party. He is the dean of the Kentucky congressional delegation. In 2022, he became the 46th Dean of the United States House of Representatives after Don Young's death.

Hal Rogers
Portrait, 2018
46th Dean of the United States House of Representatives
Assumed office
March 18, 2022
Preceded byDon Young
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Kentucky's 5th district
Assumed office
January 3, 1981
Preceded byTim Lee Carter
Chair of the House Appropriations Committee
In office
January 3, 2011 – January 3, 2017
Preceded byDave Obey
Succeeded byRodney Frelinghuysen
Commonwealth Attorney of Pulaski County and Rockcastle County
In office
Preceded byHomer Neikirk
Succeeded byLester Burns
Personal details
Harold Dallas Rogers

(1937-12-31) December 31, 1937 (age 86)
Wayne County, Kentucky, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Shirley McDowell
(m. 1958; died 1995)

Cynthia Doyle (m. 1999)
EducationWestern Kentucky University (BA)
University of Kentucky (LLB)
WebsiteHouse website
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/service United States Army
Years of service1956–1964
UnitKentucky Army National Guard
North Carolina Army National Guard

Rogers was the Republican nominee for Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky in 1979. He was on the ballot with former Governor of Kentucky Louie B. Nunn. He lost to Democratic nominee Martha Layne Collins 63%-37%.[1] The following year Rogers won election to Congress.

References change

  1. "KY Lt. Governor Race - Nov 06, 1979". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 2012-03-08.

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