Chip Pickering

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Charles "Chip" Pickering, a U.S. Congressional Representative from Mississippi serving the third Congressional District. First elected as a Republican to the United States House of Representatives in 1996, Pickering has won five succeeding elections to Congress. He plans to resign in 2008.

Pickering was born in Laurel, Jones County, Miss. on August 10, 1963. He has five children.


  • graduated from R.H. Watkins High School, Laurel, Miss.
  • B.A., University of Mississippi, University, Miss., 1986
  • M.B.A., Baylor University, Waco, Tex., 1989

Political history

  • staff for United States Senator Trent Lott of Mississippi, 1992-1996
  • United States Department of Agriculture, 1989-1990
  • elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Fifth and to the five succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1997-present).

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