DETROIT (AP) — Some key dates in the life and career of U.S. Rep. John Dingell, who died Thursday at age 92. The Michigan Democrat was the longest serving member of Congress in U.S. history.
— July 8, 1926: John David Dingell Jr. is born in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
— Nov. 8, 1932: John Dingell Sr. is elected to Congress as a “New Deal” Democrat.
— Dec. 8, 1941: The younger Dingell, serving as a congressional page alongside his congressman father, is on the floor of the House during President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s speech asking Congress to declare war on Japan following the attack on Pearl Harbor.