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Hal Rogers' Biography

Office: U.S. House (KY) - District 5, Republican

On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House (KY) - District 5

Contact Information


309 College Street
Somerset, KY 42501

551 Clifty Street
Somerset, KY 42503

48 South Kentucky Highway 15
Hazard, KY 41701

110 Resource Court, Suite A
Prestonsburg, KY 41653

2406 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515

Full Name:

Harold 'Hal' Rogers




Widowed: Shirley; 3 Children: Anthony, Allison, John; Wife: Cynthia

Birth Date:


Birth Place:

Barrier, KY

Home City:

Somerset, KY



LLB, University of Kentucky Law School, 1964

BA, Journalism, University of Kentucky, 1962

Attended, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, 1956-1957

Representative, United States House of Representatives, Kentucky, District 5, 1980-present

Candidate, United States House of Representatives, Kentucky, District 5, 2018, 2020

Candidate, Lieutenant Governor, State of Kentucky, 1979

Member, Congressional Caucus to Fight and Control Meth, present

Member, Congressional Coal Caucus, present

Co-Chair/Co-Founder, Congressional Prescription Drug Abuse Caucus, present

Member, Congressional Pro-Life Caucus, present

Member, Congressional Rural Caucus, present

Member, Congressional Rural Health Caucus, present

Member, Congressional Sportsmen Caucus, present

Member, National Guard and Reserve Caucus, present

Former Member, Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Congressional Horse Caucus

Former Member, House General Aviation Caucus

Former Member, Tennessee Valley Authority Caucus

Commonwealth Attorney, Pulaski/Rockcastle Counties, 1969-1980

Attorney, Smith & Blackburn, 1964-1967

Staff Sergeant, Kentucky National Guard, 1957-1964

Staff Sergeant, North Carolina National Guard, 1957-1964

Former Member, House Republican Steering Committee

Former President, Kentucky Commonwealth Attorney's Association

Former Member, Operation UNITE

Former Member, PRIDE

Member, Pulaski County Industrial Foundation

Former President, Pulaski County Industrial Foundation

Former President, Somerset-Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce

Member, Somerset-Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce

Former Member, Southeast Kentucky Economic Development (SKED)

Founder, Southern Kentucky Economic Council

Former Member, The Center for Rural Development

Former Member, TOUR Southern and Eastern Kentucky

Delegate, Republican National Convention, 1976, 1980, 1984, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008

Astrological Sign:


Favorite Book:

"The World is Curved" - David Smick

Favorite Movie:

The Right Stuff,
Apollo 13

Favorite Quote:

"If I were two-faced, do you think I would be wearing this one?" -Abraham Lincoln

Favorite TV Shows:

The Andy Griffith Show,

Favorite Type of Music:

Local bluegrass music,
Southern Gospel

Hobbies or Special Talents:

Reading about the Presidency of Abraham Lincoln, Spending time with my children and grandchildren, Golf, Reading