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John Conyers
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Dean of the United States House of Representatives
In office
January 3, 2015 – December 5, 2017
Preceded by John Dingell
Succeeded by Don Young
Chairperson of the House Judiciary Committee
In office
January 3, 2007 – January 3, 2011
Preceded by Jim Sensenbrenner
Succeeded by Lamar Smith
Chairperson of the House Government Operations Committee
In office
January 3, 1989 – January 3, 1995
Preceded by Jack Brooks
Succeeded by Bill Clinger
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Michigan's 13th district
In office
January 3, 2013 – December 5, 2017
Preceded by Hansen Clarke
Succeeded by Brenda Jones
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Michigan's 14th district
In office
January 3, 1993 – January 3, 2013
Preceded by Dennis Hertel
Succeeded by Gary Peters
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Michigan's 1st district
In office
January 3, 1965 – January 3, 1993
Preceded by Lucien Nedzi
Succeeded by Bart Stupak
Personal details
Born
John James Conyers, Jr.

(1929-05-16)May 16, 1929
Highland Park, Michigan, U.S.
Died October 27, 2019(2019-10-27) (aged 90)
Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Monica Esters (1990–2019; his death)
Children John
Carl
Alma mater Wayne State University
Signature
Military service
Allegiance  United States
Branch/service Army National Guard
United States Army
Years of service 1948–1950
1950–1957
Battles/wars Korean War

John James Conyers, Jr. (May 16, 1929 – October 27, 2019) was an American politician. He served as the U.S. Representative for Michigan's 13th district, serving in Congress from 1965 (the district was numbered as the 1st District until 1993, and as the 14th district from 1993 to 2013) until his resignation in 2017. He was a member of the Democratic Party. Conyers, was its longest-serving member, and was the Dean of the House of Representatives. He was also the longest-serving member of the entire United States Congress.

Conyers died in his sleep at his Detroit home on October 27, 2019 at the age of 90.

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