John Dingell, 92

Former Rep. John Dingell Jr., the longest-serving member of Congress in U.S. history, died Feb. 7, 2019. Dingell succeeded his father, John Dingell Sr., at age 29, taking office on Dec. 13, 1955, and serving 30 terms in the House of Representatives. He retired Jan. 3, 2015, after a storied career inside the Capitol particularly on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, where he served two stints as chairman.

Rep. John Dingell in his Rayburn office in Washington, D.C., Feb. 9, 2009
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