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; prosecutor,
Brandon, Miss.; prosecutor, Richland, Miss.; chairman, Rankin County, Miss.
Republican Party, 2000-2007; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred
Eleventh and to the four succeeding Congresses (January 3, 2009-present);
chair, Joint Committee on the Library of Congress (One Hundred Thirteenth and
One Hundred Fifteenth Congresses); chair, Joint Committee on Printing (One
Hundred Fourteenth Congress); chair, Committee on House Administration (One
Hundred Fifteenth Congress).