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Sander Levin
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Michigan's 9th district
In office
January 3, 2013 – January 3, 2019
Preceded by Gary Peters
Succeeded by Andy Levin
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Michigan's 12th district
In office
January 3, 1993 – January 3, 2013
Preceded by David E. Bonior
Succeeded by John Dingell
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Michigan's 17th district
In office
January 3, 1983 – January 3, 1993
Preceded by William M. Brodhead
Succeeded by Constituency abolished
Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee
In office
March 4, 2010 – January 3, 2011
Preceded by Charlie Rangel
Succeeded by Dave Camp
Personal details
Born
Sander Martin Levin

September 6, 1931 (1931-09-06) (age 89)
Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
Nationality American
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Vicki Schlafer (1958–2008)
Pamela Cole (2012–present)
Children 4
Education University of Chicago (BA)
Columbia University (MA)
Harvard University (LLB)
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Sander Martin "Sandy" Levin (born September 6, 1931) is an American politician. Heserved in the United States House of Representatives from 1983 to 2019, representing Michigan's 9th congressional district. Levin, a member of the Democratic Party from Michigan. He was the former ranking member on the House Ways and Means Committee; he was Chairman of the Ways and Means Committee from 2010 to 2011.

His brother, Carl Levin, was the United States Senator from Michigan until retiring 2015.

Levin ran for Governor of Michigan twice, in 1970 and 1974, both times loosing to William Milliken.

In December 2017, Levin announced that he would retire from Congress at the end of his current term, and not seek re-election in 2018.

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