RIP John Dingell (Longest Serving Member of Congress)

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43rd Dean of the United States House of Representatives

In office
January 3, 1995 – January 3, 2015
Preceded by Jamie Whitten
Succeeded by John Conyers
Chair of the House Energy and Commerce Committee
In office
January 3, 2007 – January 3, 2009
Preceded by Joe Barton
Succeeded by Henry Waxman
In office
January 3, 1981 – January 3, 1995
Preceded by Harley Orrin Staggers
Succeeded by Thomas J. Bliley Jr.
Ranking Member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee
In office
January 3, 1995 – January 3, 2007
Preceded by Carlos Moorhead
Succeeded by Joe Barton
Member of the
U.S. House of Representatives
from Michigan
In office
December 13, 1955 – January 3, 2015
Preceded by John Dingell Sr.
Succeeded by Debbie Dingell
Constituency 15th district (1955–1965)
16th district (1965–2003)
15th district (2003–2013)
12th district (2013–2015)

John Dingell was the longest serving Member of Congress, with a total 59 years and 22 days spent at the job.  

His death came at the end of a 92 year life, which included a career in the House of Representatives from December 13, 1955, until January 3, 2015.

Thanks for the service to our Country.

For a look at social media highlights by John, go here:

 https://www.cnn.com/2019/02/08/politics/john-dingell-best-tweets-trnd/index.html

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