HARPER, Gregg, a Representative from Mississippi; born in Jackson, Hinds County, Miss., June 1, 1956; graduated from Pearl High School, Pearl, Miss., 1974; B.S., Mississippi College, Clinton, Miss., 1978; J.D., University of Mississippi, Oxford, Miss., 1981; lawyer, private practice; Brandon (Miss.) and Richland (Miss.) city prosecutor; Rankin County (Miss.) Republican Party chairman, 2000-2007; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Eleventh and to the succeeding Congress (January 3, 2009-present).
Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present