Liz Cheney

American lawyer and politician, incumbent U.S. Representative from Wyoming's at-large congressional district

Elizabeth Lynne Cheney[1] (/ˈni/; born July 28, 1966)[2] is an American attorney and politician. She is the U.S. Representative for Wyoming's at-large congressional district since 2017. Cheney is the House Republican Conference Chair, the third-highest position in GOP House leadership.[3][4]

Liz Cheney
Liz Cheney official 116th Congress portrait.jpg
Chair of the House Republican Conference
Assumed office
January 3, 2019
DeputyMark Walker
LeaderKevin McCarthy
Preceded byCathy McMorris Rodgers
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Wyoming's at-large district
Assumed office
January 3, 2017
Preceded byCynthia Lummis
Personal details
Elizabeth Lynne Cheney

(1966-07-28) July 28, 1966 (age 54)
Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Philip Perry (m. 1993)
RelativesDick Cheney (father)
Lynne Vincent (mother)
Mary Cheney (sister)
EducationColorado College (BA)
University of Chicago (JD)
WebsiteHouse website

Cheney is the elder daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney and Lynne Cheney.[5]


  1. "Cheney makes first visit to World Trade Center site". The New York Times. Associated Press. October 19, 2001. Retrieved December 31, 2013.
  2. "Cheney, Liz". Current Biography Yearbook 2010. Ipswich, MA: H. W. Wilson. 2010. pp. 103–107. ISBN 9780824211134.
  3. "Republican Conference Chairmen | US House of Representatives: History, Art & Archives". Retrieved 7 January 2019.
  4. Taylor, Jessica (6 January 2019). "A Guide To Who's Who In House Leadership For The 116th Congress". Retrieved 7 January 2019.
  5. Rahman, Rema. "Liz Cheney Wins Wyoming House Seat". Roll Call. Retrieved November 9, 2016.