In Episode 114 of District of Conservation, Gabriella spoke with Dr. Roger Marshall—two-term congressman representing Kansas’ 1st Congressional District and current Republican nominee for U.S. Senate in Kansas.
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Roger has always been active in his community sports programs where he has coached and often cheers for the children he has delivered. Active in his church as an Elder, Deacon and twice serving as board chair, Roger has led international missions trips and spends as much time as possible hunting and fishing.
Dr. Roger Marshall is a common-sense political outsider. As an OB/GYN, Doc delivered more than 5,000 babies during his 25 years practicing in Great Bend. He also served as Chairman of the Board of Great Bend Regional Hospital for 14 years. For the last few years, he has represented the Big 1st District in Congress.
A Kansas native, Dr. Marshall earned his undergraduate degree in biochemistry from Kansas State University, before graduating from the University of Kansas School of Medicine. He received his Medical Doctorate in 1987. During the final year of his residency in St. Petersburg, Florida, Dr. Marshall was named Teacher of the Year by all other residents and faculty and earned the Resident Research Award. In addition, Dr. Marshall scored in the top one percent in the nation on the final exam given to all OB-GYN residents.
After completing his residency, Dr. Marshall moved back home to Kansas, and started his practice in Great Bend in 1991.
When elected to Congress for the first time in 2016, Dr. Marshall made 3 specific promises: Get Kansas a seat back on the Agriculture Committee, help write a Farm Bill that protects crop insurance, and jumpstart the economy by rolling back regulation and passing a tax cuts bill.
Congressman Marshall was able to deliver on all three promises and the American economy is the strongest it’s ever been.
Photo Credit: Kansans for Marshall