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Roger W Marshall

Politician. Republican. Born: August 9, 1960, El Dorado, Kansas. Served in the U.S. House of Representatives, First District: January 3, 2017, to January 3,2021; U.S. Senate January 3, 2021, to present.

Roger Wayne Marshall was born August 9, 1960, in El Dorado, Kansas, where he grew up. He earned an associate’s degree at Butler Community College in 1980, and a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry from Kansas State University. He served in the U.S. Army Reserves from 1984 to 1991. He earned a medical doctorate degree at the University of Kansas Medical School. He received his medical doctorate in 1987 and completed his residency in St. Petersburg, Florida. In his final year of residency he was named teacher of the year other residents and faculty and received the resident research award. Following his residency he returned to Kansas to practice in Great Bend.

Marshall defeated the incumbent, Tim Huelskamp, in the Republican primary on August 2, 2016. He had both independent and Libertarian but no Democrat opposition in the general election and was elected with 65.9 percent of the vote. He was sworn into office on January 3, 2016. He serves on the Republican study committee; house agriculture committee; the committee on science, space, and technology; and the house small business committee.

Entry: Marshall, Roger W

Author: Kansas Historical Society

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Date Created: July 2017

Date Modified: December 2021

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