U.S. Congress

Members of Congress from Southern United States


174 Congress Members
Congress Member
College
Highest Degree
Subject
Previous Job\Career
Ralph AbrahamH(R-LA)0
Robert AderholtH(R-AL)Samford ('90) & Birmingham Southern College ('87)DoctorateLawJudge0
Lamar AlexanderS(R-TN)New York University ('65) & Vanderbilt ('62)DoctorateLawUniversity President1
Rick AllenH(R-GA)Auburn ('73)BachelorsScience\TechnicalManager0
Andy BarrH(R-KY)Kentucky ('01), Virginia ('96, '96)DoctorateLawProfessor0
Joe BartonH(R-TX)Purdue ('73) & Texas A&M ('72)MastersEngineeringConsultant3
Don BeyerH(D-VA)0
Gus BilirakisH(R-FL)Stetson ('89) & Florida ('86)DoctorateLawProfessor0
Sanford BishopH(D-GA)Emory ('71) & Morehouse ('68)DoctorateLawLawyer0
Diane BlackH(R-TN)Belmont ('91) & Anne Arundel Community College ('71)BachelorsNursingHealthcare Worker0
Marsha BlackburnH(R-TN)Mississippi State ('73)BachelorsLiberal ArtsManager6
John BoozmanS(R-AR)Southern College of Optometry ('77) & Arkansas ('73)DoctorateOptometryDoctor1
Charles BoustanyH(R-LA)Louisiana State ('82) & Louisiana at Lafayette ('78)DoctorateMedicineDoctor0
Kevin BradyH(R-TX)South Dakota ('90)BachelorsLiberal ArtsGovernment Employee0
Dave BratH(R-VA)29
Jim BridenstineH(R-OK)Cornell ('09), Rice ('98, '98, '98)MastersBusinessManager0
Mo BrooksH(R-AL)University of Alabama ('78), Duke ('75, '75)DoctorateLawLawyer0
Corrine BrownH(D-FL)Florida ('71) & Florida AM ('69)MastersEducationProfessor0
Vern BuchananH(R-FL)Detroit Mercy ('86) & Cleary ('75)MastersBusinessEntrepreneur0
Michael BurgessH(R-TX)Texas at Houston ('77), North Texas ('76, '72)DoctorateMedicineDoctor0
Richard BurrS(R-NC)Wake Forest ('74)BachelorsManager2
G. K. ButterfieldH(D-NC)North Carolina Central ('74, '71, '71)DoctorateLawJudge0
Bradley ByrneH(R-AL)University of Alabama ('80) & Duke ('78)DoctorateLawLawyer0
Shelley Moore CapitoS(R-WV)Virginia ('76) & Duke ('75)MastersEducationManager0
Buddy CarterH(R-GA)University of Georgia ('80)BachelorsPharmacyPharmacist0
John CarterH(R-TX)Texas ('69) & Texas Tech ('64)DoctorateLawJudge0
Bill CassidyS(R-LA)Louisiana State ('83, '79)DoctorateMedicineProfessor4
Kathy CastorH(D-FL)Florida State ('91) & Emory ('88)DoctorateLawLawyer0
Joaquín CastroH(D-TX)Harvard ('00), Stanford ('96, '96)DoctorateLawProfessor1
Curt ClawsonH(R-FL)Harvard ('90) & Purdue ('84)MastersBusinessManager0
Jim ClyburnH(D-SC)South Carolina State ('62)BachelorsHistoryGovernment Employee2
Howard CobleH(R-NC)North Carolina at Chapel Hill ('62) & Guilford College ('58)DoctorateLawUnited States Attorney0
Tom CoburnS(R-OK)Oklahoma ('83) & Oklahoma State ('70)DoctorateMedicineDoctor13
Thad CochranS(R-MS)Mississippi ('65, '59, '59)DoctorateLawLawyer1
Steve CohenH(D-TN)Memphis ('73) & Vanderbilt ('71)DoctorateLawLawyer0
Tom ColeH(R-OK)Oklahoma ('84), Yale ('74) & Grinnell College ('71)DoctorateHistoryManager0
Doug CollinsH(R-GA)John Marshall Law ('07), New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary ('96), North Georgia College & State ('88, '88)DoctorateLawLawyer0
Barbara ComstockH(R-VA)0
Michael ConawayH(R-TX)Texas AM University Commerce ('70)BachelorsAccountingManager0
Gerald ConnollyH(D-VA)Harvard ('79) & Maryknoll ('71)MastersPublic PolicyGovernment Employee0
Jim CooperH(D-TN)Harvard ('80), Oxford University ('77), North Carolina at Chapel Hill ('75, '75)DoctorateLawProfessor0
Bob CorkerS(R-TN)Tennessee ('74)BachelorsBusinessReal Estate Agent34
John CornynS(R-TX)Virginia ('95), Saint Mary's Texas ('77) & Trinity ('73)DoctorateLawJudge3
Tom CottonS(R-AR)Harvard ('02, '99)DoctorateLawManager88
Rick CrawfordH(R-AR)Arkansas State ('96, '96)BachelorsEconomicsJournalist0
Ander CrenshawH(R-FL)Florida ('70) & University of Georgia ('66)DoctorateLawManager0
Ted CruzS(R-TX)Harvard ('95) & Princeton ('92)DoctorateLawProfessor251
Henry CuellarH(D-TX)Texas ('98), Texas AM International University ('82), Texas ('81), Georgetown ('78) & Laredo Community College ('76)DoctorateGovernmentProfessor0
John CulbersonH(R-TX)South Texas College of Law ('89) & Southern Methodist ('81)DoctorateLawLawyer0
Scott DesJarlaisH(R-TN)South Dakota ('91, '87, '87)DoctorateMedicineDoctor4
Ted DeutchH(D-FL)Michigan ('90, '88)DoctorateLawLawyer0
Mario Diaz-BalartH(R-FL)South Florida ('82)Did not FinishPolitical ScienceGovernment Employee0
Lloyd DoggettH(D-TX)Texas ('70, '67)DoctorateLawProfessor0
Jeff DuncanH(R-SC)Clemson ('88)BachelorsPolitical ScienceManager0
Jimmy DuncanH(R-TN)George Washington ('73) & Tennessee ('69)DoctorateLawJudge0
Renee EllmersH(R-NC)Oakland ('90)BachelorsNursingManager2
Blake FarentholdH(R-TX)Saint Mary's Texas ('89) & Texas ('85)DoctorateLawLawyer0
Stephen FincherH(R-TN)Farmers0
Chuck FleischmannH(R-TN)Tennessee ('86) & Illinois ('83)DoctorateLawLawyer0
John FlemingH(R-LA)Mississippi ('76, '73)DoctorateMedicineSmall Business Owner0
Bill FloresH(R-TX)Houston Baptist ('85) & Texas A&M ('76)MastersBusinessManager0
Randy ForbesH(R-VA)Virginia ('77) & Randolph–Macon College ('74)DoctorateLawGovernment Employee0
Virginia FoxxH(R-NC)North Carolina at Greensboro ('85), North Carolina at Chapel Hill ('72, '68)DoctorateEducationUniversity President5
Lois FrankelH(D-FL)Georgetown ('73) & Boston University ('70)DoctorateLawLawyer0
Pete GallegoH(D-TX)Texas ('85) & Sul Ross State University ('82)DoctorateLawSmall Business Owner0
Joe GarciaH(D-FL)Miami ('91, '87, '87)DoctorateLawGovernment Employee0
Louie GohmertH(R-TX)Baylor ('77) & Texas A&M ('75)DoctorateLawArmy Captain20
Bob GoodlatteH(R-VA)Washington and Lee University ('77) & Bates College ('74)DoctorateLawLawyer0
Trey GowdyH(R-SC)University of South Carolina ('89) & Baylor ('86)DoctorateLawUnited States Attorney0
Lindsey GrahamS(R-SC)University of South Carolina ('81, '77)DoctorateLawLawyer20
Kay GrangerH(R-TX)Texas Wesleyan University ('65)BachelorsLiberal ArtsSmall Business Owner0
Tom GravesH(R-GA)University of GeorgiaBachelorsBusinessSmall Business Owner0
Alan GraysonH(D-FL)Harvard ('83, '83, '78) & DoctorateGovernmentLawyer5
Al GreenH(D-TX)Texas Southern ('74) & Tuskegee University ('71)DoctorateLawJustice of the Peace0
Gene GreenH(D-TX)Houston ('77, '71)DoctorateLawLawyer0
Morgan GriffithH(R-VA)Washington and Lee University ('83) & Emory and Henry College ('80)DoctorateLawLawyer0
Brett GuthrieH(R-KY)Yale ('97) & United States Military Academy ('87)MastersBusinessManager0
Ralph HallH(R-TX)Southern Methodist ('51) & Texas ('47)DoctorateLawJudge0
Gregg HarperH(R-MS)Mississippi ('81) & Mississippi College ('78)DoctorateLawLawyer0
Alcee HastingsH(D-FL)Florida AM ('63) & Fisk ('58)DoctorateLawJudge0
Jeb HensarlingH(R-TX)Texas ('82) & Texas A&M ('79)DoctorateLawGovernment Employee1
Jody HiceH(R-GA)Asbury University, Southwestern Baptist Theological & Luther Rice UniversityDoctorateReligionMinister0
French HillH(R-AR)Vanderbilt ('79)BachelorsEconomicsCEO0
Ruben HinojosaH(D-TX)Texas Pan American ('80) & Texas ('62)MastersBusinessManager0
George HoldingH(R-NC)Wake Forest & DoctorateLawUnited States Attorney0
Richard HudsonH(R-NC)North Carolina at Charlotte ('96, '96)BachelorsHistorySmall Business Owner0
Robert HurtH(R-VA)Mississippi College ('95) & Hampden Sydney College ('91)DoctorateLawLawyer0
James InhofeS(R-OK)Tulsa ('73)BachelorsEconomicsPresident67
Johnny IsaksonS(R-GA)University of Georgia ('66)BachelorsBusinessCEO1
Sheila Jackson-LeeH(D-TX)Virginia ('75) & Yale ('72)DoctorateLawJudge0
Evan JenkinsH(R-WV)0
Eddie JohnsonH(D-TX)Southern Methodist ('76) & Texas Christian ('67)MastersPublic PolicyGovernment Employee0
Hank JohnsonH(D-GA)Texas Southern ('79) & Clark Atlanta ('76)DoctorateLawLawyer0
Sam JohnsonH(R-TX)George Washington ('74) & Southern Methodist ('51)MastersScience\TechnicalAuthor0
David JollyH(R-FL)George Mason ('01) & Emory ('94)DoctorateLawManager0
Walter JonesH(R-NC)Atlantic Christian ('66) & North Carolina State ('65)BachelorsHistorySalesperson0
Filemon Vela, Jr.H(D-TX)Texas ('87) & Georgetown ('85)DoctorateLawLawyer0
Tim KaineS(D-VA)Harvard ('83) & Missouri ('79)DoctorateLawLawyer47
James LankfordH(R-OK)Southwestern Baptist Theological ('94) & Texas ('90)MastersReligionMissionary0
John LewisH(D-GA)Fisk ('63, '63) & American Baptist College ('61)BachelorsReligionAuthor14
Barry LoudermilkH(R-GA)Wayland Baptist UniversityBachelorsScience\TechnicalProfessor0
Frank LucasH(R-OK)Oklahoma State ('82)BachelorsEconomicsFarmers0
Joe ManchinS(D-WV)West Virginia ('70)BachelorsBusinessSmall Business Owner5
Kenny MarchantH(R-TX)Southern Nazarene University ('74)BachelorsBusinessSmall Business Owner0
Thomas MassieH(R-KY)Massachusetts Institute of Technology ('96, '93, '93)MastersEngineeringEngineer0
Michael McCaulH(R-TX)Saint Mary's Texas ('87), Trinity ('84, '84)DoctorateLawLawyer0
Mitch McConnellS(R-KY)Kentucky ('67) & Louisville ('64)DoctorateLawGovernment Employee161
Patrick McHenryH(R-NC)Belmont Abbey College ('99) & North Carolina State ('97)BachelorsHistoryGovernment Employee0
Mike McIntyreH(D-NC)North Carolina at Chapel Hill ('81, '78)DoctorateLawLawyer0
David McKinleyH(R-WV)Purdue ('69)BachelorsCivil EngineeringProfessor0
Mark MeadowsH(R-NC)South Florida & Florida StateBachelorsLiberal ArtsSmall Business Owner0
John MicaH(R-FL)Florida ('67) & Miami Dade College ('65)BachelorsEducationManager7
Jeff MillerH(R-FL)Florida ('84)BachelorsJournalismPolice Officer6
Alex MooneyH(R-WV)0
Markwayne MullinH(R-OK)Missouri Valley College ('96)Did not FinishLiberal ArtsSmall Business Owner0
Patrick MurphyH(D-FL)Miami ('06) & Miami ('06)BachelorsAccountingFinancial Worker0
Bill NelsonS(D-FL)Virginia ('68), Yale ('65) & Florida ('63)DoctorateLawLawyer37
Randy NeugebauerH(R-TX)Texas Tech ('72)BachelorsAccountingManager27
Rich NugentH(R-FL)Troy ('95) & Saint Leo ('90)MastersGovernmentPolice Officer0
Alan NunneleeH(R-MS)Mississippi State ('80)BachelorsLiberal ArtsManager0
Pete OlsonH(R-TX)Texas ('88) & Rice ('85)DoctorateLawGovernment Employee0
Beto O'RourkeH(D-TX)Columbia ('95)BachelorsEnglishSmall Business Owner31
Steven PalazzoH(R-MS)Southern Mississippi ('96, '94)MastersAccountingFinancial Worker0
Gary PalmerH(R-AL)Chief Development Officer0
Rand PaulS(R-KY)Duke ('88) & Baylor ('84)DoctorateOptometryDoctor65
David PerdueS(R-GA)Georgia Tech & MastersScience\TechnicalSmall Business Owner2
Robert PittengerH(R-NC)Texas ('70, '70)BachelorsPsychologyFinancial Worker0
Ted PoeH(R-TX)Houston ('73) & Abilene Christian ('70)DoctorateLawJudge0
Bill PoseyH(R-FL)Brevard College ('69)AssociatesLiberal ArtsManager0
David PriceH(D-NC)Yale ('69, '64), North Carolina at Chapel Hill ('61, '61)DoctoratePolitical ScienceGovernment Employee0
Tom RiceH(R-SC)University of South Carolina ('82, '79, '77)DoctorateLawLawyer0
Cedric RichmondH(D-LA)Tulane ('98) & Morehouse ('95)DoctorateLawLawyer0
Scott RigellH(R-VA)Regent University ('90), Mercer ('83) & Brevard Junior College ('81)MastersBusinessEntrepreneur0
Martha RobyH(R-AL)Samford ('01) & New York University ('98)DoctorateLawLawyer0
Phil RoeH(R-TN)Tennessee ('73) & Austin Peay State ('67)DoctorateMedicineDoctor0
Hal RogersH(R-KY)Kentucky ('64, '62)BachelorsLawLawyer0
Mike RogersH(R-AL)Birmingham Law ('91), Jacksonville State ('84, '81)DoctorateLawLawyer0
Thomas RooneyH(R-FL)Miami ('99), Florida ('96), Washington & Jefferson ('93) & Syracuse ('89)DoctorateLawProfessor0
Ileana Ros-LehtinenH(R-FL)Miami ('04), Florida International ('85, '75) & Miami Dade College ('72)DoctorateEducationTeacher0
Dennis RossH(R-FL)Samford ('87) & Auburn ('81)DoctorateLawLawyer0
Marco RubioS(R-FL)Miami ('96) & Florida ('93)DoctorateLawLawyer28
Mark SanfordH(R-SC)Virginia ('88) & Furman ('83)MastersBusinessSmall Business Owner17
Steve ScaliseH(R-LA)Louisiana State ('89)BachelorsComputer ScienceEngineer90
Debbie SchultzH(D-FL)Florida ('90, '88)MastersPolitical ScienceGovernment Employee6
Austin ScottH(R-GA)University of Georgia ('93, '93)BachelorsBusinessInsurance Agent2
Bobby ScottH(D-VA)Boston College ('73) & Harvard ('69)DoctorateLawLawyer0
David ScottH(D-GA)Pennsylvania ('69) & Florida AM ('67)MastersBusinessRadio Host0
Tim ScottS(R-SC)Charleston Southern ('88)BachelorsPolitical ScienceSmall Business Owner1
Pete SessionsH(R-TX)Southwestern University ('78)BachelorsLiberal ArtsManager1
Terri SewellH(D-AL)Harvard ('92), Oxford University ('88) & Princeton ('86)DoctorateLawLawyer0
Richard ShelbyS(R-AL)University of Alabama ('63, '57)DoctorateLawLawyer2
Lamar SmithH(R-TX)Southern Methodist ('75) & Yale ('69)DoctorateLawJournalist0
Steve SoutherlandH(R-FL)Jefferson State ('89) & Troy ('87)BachelorsBusinessSmall Business Owner0
Steve StockmanH(R-TX)Houston ('90)BachelorsAccountingFinancial Worker5
Bennie ThompsonH(D-MS)Jackson State ('72) & Tougaloo ('68)MastersEducationManager0
Mac ThornberryH(R-TX)Texas ('83) & Texas Tech ('80)DoctorateLawRancher0
Thom TillisS(R-NC)6
Marc VeaseyH(D-TX)Texas Wesleyan UniversityBachelorsCommunicationsJournalist0
David VitterS(R-LA)Tulane ('88), Oxford University ('85) & Harvard ('83)DoctorateLawProfessor41
Mark WarnerS(D-VA)Harvard ('80) & George Washington ('77)DoctorateLawEntrepreneur2
Randy WeberH(R-TX)Houston ('77) & Alvin Community College ('75)BachelorsPublic PolicySmall Business Owner0
Dan WebsterH(R-FL)Georgia Tech ('71)BachelorsEngineeringSmall Business Owner0
Bruce WestermanH(R-AR)Yale ('01) & Arkansas ('90)MastersForestryEngineer0
Lynn WestmorelandH(R-GA)Georgia State ('71)Did not FinishGeneral StudiesSmall Business Owner0
Ed WhitfieldH(R-KY)Kentucky ('69, '65)DoctorateLawManager0
Roger WickerS(R-MS)Mississippi ('75, '73, '73)DoctorateLawLawyer2
Roger WilliamsH(R-TX)Texas Christian ('72)BachelorsEducationAthlete0
Frederica WilsonH(D-FL)Miami ('72) & Fisk ('63)MastersEducationTeacher0
Joe WilsonH(R-SC)University of South Carolina ('72) & Washington and Lee University ('69)DoctorateLawGovernment Employee3
Robert WittmanH(R-VA)Virginia Commonwealth ('02), North Carolina at Chapel Hill ('90) & Virginia Tech ('81)DoctoratePublic PolicyGovernment Employee0
Steve WomackH(R-AR)Arkansas Tech ('79)BachelorsLiberal ArtsRadio Host0
Robert WoodallH(R-GA)University of Georgia ('97) & Furman ('92)DoctorateLawGovernment Employee0
John YarmuthH(D-KY)Yale ('69)BachelorsAmerican StudiesUniversity President0
Ted YohoH(R-FL)Florida ('83, '78) & Broward College ('76)DoctorateVeterinaryVeterinarian0