|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Michigan's 3rd district
December 7, 1993 – January 3, 2011
|Preceded by||Paul Henry|
|Succeeded by||Justin Amash|
|Member of the Michigan Senate|
from the 32nd district
|Preceded by||Paul B. Henry|
|Succeeded by||Leon Stille|
|Member of the Michigan House of Representatives|
from the 93rd district
|Preceded by||John Otterbacher|
|Succeeded by||Richard Bandstra|
Vernon James Ehlers
February 6, 1934
|Died||August 15, 2017 (aged 83)|
Grand Rapids, Michigan
|Alma mater||Calvin College|
University of California, Berkeley
Vernon James "Vern" Ehlers (February 6, 1934 – August 15, 2017) was the former U.S. Representative for Michigan's 3rd congressional district, having served from 1993 until 2011. He was a member of the Republican Party.
Ehlers served on the Kent County Board of Commissioners from 1975 to 1982. Ehlers served from 1983 to 1985 in the Michigan House of Representatives and then served from 1985 to 1993 in the Michigan Senate.
References[change | change source]
- Cornelia Dean (2008-07-10). "Physicists in Congress Calculate Their Influence". New York Times. Retrieved 2010-02-11.
- "The Voter's Self Defense System". Vote Smart. Retrieved 17 August 2017.
- Hulett, Sarah. "Former Congressman Vernon Ehlers dies". Retrieved 17 August 2017.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Vern Ehlers for U.S. Congress official campaign site
- Biography at the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress
- Voting record maintained by The Washington Post
- Biography, voting record, and interest group ratings at Vote Smart
- Campaign finance reports and data at the Federal Election Commission
- Appearances on C-SPAN