Bennie Gordon Thompson is the U.S. Representative for Mississippi’s 2nd congressional district, serving since 1993, and the ranking member of the Committee on Homeland Security since 2011. He is a member of the Democratic Party.
Born: January 28, 1948 (age 67), Bolton, MS
Office: Representative (D-MS 2nd District) since 1993
Spouse: London Thompson
Succeeded by: Peter T. King
Children: BendaLonne Thompson
Education: Jackson State University (1972), Tougaloo College (1968)