“Three things tell a man: his eyes, his friends and his favorite quotes.”
John Dingell (American Politician)
Date of Birth:
July 8, 1926
John David Dingell, Jr. is a Democratic United States Representative from Michigan and is currently the Dean of the House of Representatives. He is the 2nd longest serving Representative ever and the 4th longest serving Congressman ever. Since 1955, he has represented a district that was first in western Detroit but has successively moved further into that city's western suburbs, currently Michigan's 15th congressional district.
With the Democrats' victory in the 2006 midterm elections, Dingell again became chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, a panel he previously chaired from 1981 to 1995. He is known by the friendly nickname, "Big John."