Born on May 16, 1929, John Conyers (John James Conyers Jr.) is an American politician who served as the US Representatives from 1965 to 2017. As a member of The Democratic Party and as the longest-serving active Representative, he was the Dean of the House of Representatives, as well the last remaining member of either the House or Senate that served since the presidency of Lyndon B. Johnson. In November 2017 in the wake of allegations that he had sexually harassed female staff members, the news media reported that Conyers intended to retire from Congress at the end of his current term, and not seek re-election in 2018. On December 5, 2017, Conyers announced his resignation, effective immediately, and his endorsement of his son, John Conyers III, to replace him in Congress. For more information, read the article below.

John Conyers

Before Fame: He served in the Korean War.

Family/ Relationships

John Conyers Parents/Religion

Born in Highland Park, Michigan, he was the son of Lucille Janice and John Conyers. He grew up in Detroit.

John Conyers Affair/Married/Divorced

He is married to Monica Conyers. He has two children, John III and Carl. Conyers’ grandnephew, Ian Conyers, was elected to the Michigan Senate in 2016. For more information, visit his twitter.
 

Profile / Wiki / Information

Personal Information

  • Full Name: John James Conyers Jr.
  • Nicknames: John
  • Birthday: May 16, 1929
  • Age: 88 years old
  • Birthplace: Highland Park, Michigan, US
  • Current Residence: United States
  • Education: Wayne State University
  • Profession: Politician
  • Political Party: Democratic
  • Nationality: American
  • Ethnicity/Race: Black
  • Religion:  Christian
  • Zodiac: Taurus
  • Spouse/Wife: Monica Esters (m. 1990)
  • Children:  2
  • Net Worth: Not Available

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  • Height: Not Available
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Trivia/ Facts that you probably didn’t know

  • He is the longest-serving member of the House, and announced from his hospital bed in Michigan that he was endorsing his son, John Conyers III, to replace him.
  • He is a member of the Democratic Party.
  • As the longest-serving active Representative, he was the Dean of the House of Representatives, as well the last remaining member of either the House or Senate that served since the presidency of Lyndon B. Johnson.
  • He served in the Korean wars.
  • He co-founded the Congressional Black Caucus in 1969 and established a reputation as one of the most liberal members of Congress.
  • In November 2017 in the wake of allegations that he had sexually harassed female staff members, the news media reported that Conyers intended to retire from Congress at the end of his current term, and not seek re-election in 2018.

Memorable Quotes:

It is distressing to me that we live in an age in which we still must fight to protect our civil rights as Americans, in which a hate crime perpetrated against someone based their sexual orientation can go unpunished, and in which discrimination is being written into our laws.