Donald Riegle

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Donald Riegle
Don Riegle, Jr.jpg
United States Senator
from Michigan
In office
December 30, 1976 – January 3, 1995
Preceded byPhilip A. Hart
Succeeded bySpencer Abraham
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Michigan's 7th district
In office
January 3, 1967 – December 30, 1976
Preceded byJohn C. Mackie
Succeeded byDale Kildee
Chairman of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
In office
Preceded byWilliam Proxmire
Succeeded byAl D'Amato
Personal details
Donald Wayne Riegle, Jr.

(1938-02-04) February 4, 1938 (age 85)
Flint, Michigan
Political partyRepublican (c.1956-1973)
Democratic (1973-present)
Spouse(s)Nancy Brandt Riegle Hussey (divorced 1971)
Meredith Ann White (divorced 1977)
Lori Hansen Riegle (married 1978- present)
ChildrenCaetheirne "Caethe" Riegle Richardson
Laurie E. Riegle
Donald Wayne Riegle III
Ashley Riegle
Allison Riegle
Alma materUniversity of Michigan-Flint
Western Michigan University
University of Michigan
Michigan State University
Harvard Law School
Harvard Business School

Donald Wayne Riegle, Jr. (born February 4, 1938) is an American politician. He was born in Flint, Michigan. He served for five terms as a Representative from 1967 through 1976. He served for three terms as a Senator in the U.S. Congress from 1976 through 1995.[1] He is a member of the Democratic Party.

In 2016 and 2020, Riegle endorsed Bernie Sanders for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States.[2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Germond, Jake (1 October 1993). "Sen. Riegle's retirement takes Clinton off hook ON POLITICS". Baltimore Sun. Archived from the original on 17 October 2014. Retrieved 13 October 2014.
  2. "Colleen M Nelson on Twitter".
  3. Riegle, Donald W. "Bernie Sanders fights for working families: Sen. Don Riegle". USA TODAY. Retrieved 2020-03-06.