Congressman John Dingell Of Michigan Becomes Longest Serving Member Of Congress In History On June 7!

Michigan Congressman John Dingell becomes the longest serving member of Congress in American history on June 7, having served over 57 years, and about 21,000 days, and 25,000 votes.

The nearly 87 year old Congressman won a special election to replace his father. who had passed away.

Dingell will break the record of longevity of Senator Robert Byrd of West Virginia.

The Congress will celebrate the event on June 13, when there will be a ceremony in Statuary Hall in the US Capitol, honoring Dingell.

This is an event unlikely to be surpassed, although one cannot be sure of what the future might hold, as to another Congressional member breaking the record!