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Donald W. Riegle, Jr.
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United States Senator
from Michigan
In office
December 30, 1976 – January 3, 1995
Preceded by Philip A. Hart
Succeeded by Spencer Abraham
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Michigan's 7th district
In office
January 3, 1967 – December 30, 1976
Preceded by John C. Mackie
Succeeded by Dale Kildee
Chairman of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
In office
1989–1995
Preceded by William Proxmire
Succeeded by Al D'Amato
Personal details
Born
Donald Wayne Riegle, Jr.

February 4, 1938 (1938-02-04) (age 82)
Flint, Michigan
Nationality American
Political party Republican (c.1956-1973)
Democratic (1973-present)
Spouse(s) Nancy Brandt Riegle Hussey (divorced 1971)
Meredith Ann White (divorced 1977)
Lori Hansen Riegle (married 1978- present)
Children Caetheirne "Caethe" Riegle Richardson
Laurie E. Riegle
Donald Wayne Riegle III
Ashley Riegle
Allison Riegle
Alma mater University of Michigan-Flint
Western Michigan University
University of Michigan
Michigan State University
Harvard Law School
Harvard Business School

Donald Wayne Riegle, Jr. (born February 4, 1938) is an American politician. He was born in Flint, Michigan. He served for five terms as a Representative from 1967 through 1976. He served for three terms as a Senator in the U.S. Congress from 1976 through 1995. He is a member of the Democratic Party.

On March 6, 2016, Riegle endorsed Bernie Sanders for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States.


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