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Legacies Project Oral History: Former U.S. Congressman John Dingell

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 10:57am

John Dingell Jr. (D) served in the U.S. House of Representatives as part of the Michigan delegation from 1955-2015.  His 60 years in office make him the longest serving member in the history of the House.  A long-time member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, including 16 years as Chairman,  Dingell was an advocate for environmental issues and a supporter of the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, and the Environmental Protection Agency.  Dingell was also the longest serving Dean of the House of Representatives.  He passed away on February 7, 2019.

John Dingell was interviewed by students from Skyline High School in Ann Arbor in 2015-2016 as part of the Legacies Project.

John Dingell, May 1990

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This Lawmaker Receives An OK

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Rep. Dingell Receives Top Award

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