2019 : Congressman John Dingell Jr. Dies

February 7, 2019 all-day

Former U.S. Rep. John David Dingell Jr., who was one of the U.S. House’s most powerful chairmen and helped write and pass some of the most consequential legislation in the nation’s history, died Thursday. He was 92.

Dingell, of Dearborn, served nearly 60 years in the House, making him the longest-serving member in Congress’ history.

He is survived by his wife, U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell

Source : Todd Spangler, “Michigan’s John Dingell, longest-serving member in Congress, dies at 92“, Detroit Free Press, February 7, 2019.