Michael C. Burgess is a Representative from Texas. Born in Rochester, Minn. in 1950, he earned his B.S. from North Texas State University, in 1972, his M.S. from North Texas State University, in 1976, his M.D. from the University of Texas Medical School in 1977, and his M.S. from the University of Texas in 2000. Before serving in congress, he was a physician. He was elected as a Republican to the 108th and to the seven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 2003-present).