U.S. Congress

111th Congress Congressional Committee Minority Leaders from Southern Unit...


12 Ranking Members
Ranking Member
College
Highest Degree
Subject
Previous Job\Career
Thad Cochran(R-MS)Mississippi ('65, '59, '59)DoctorateLawLawyer1
James Inhofe(R-OK)Tulsa ('73)BachelorsEconomicsPresident67
Jeff Sessions(R-AL)University of Alabama ('73) & Huntingdon College ('69)DoctorateLawLawyer254
David Vitter(R-LA)Tulane ('88), Oxford University ('85) & Harvard ('83)DoctorateLawProfessor41
Bob Corker(R-TN)Tennessee ('74)BachelorsBusinessReal Estate Agent34
Lamar Alexander(R-TN)New York University ('65) & Vanderbilt ('62)DoctorateLawUniversity President1
Tom Coburn(R-OK)Oklahoma ('83) & Oklahoma State ('70)DoctorateMedicineDoctor13
Richard Burr(R-NC)Wake Forest ('74)BachelorsManager2
Thad Cochran(R-MS)Mississippi ('65, '59, '59)DoctorateLawLawyer1
Bennie Thompson(D-MS)Jackson State ('72) & Tougaloo ('68)MastersEducationManager0
Eddie Johnson(D-TX)Southern Methodist ('76) & Texas Christian ('67)MastersPublic PolicyGovernment Employee0
Nick Rahall(D-WV)Duke ('71)BachelorsPolitical ScienceManager0