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Michigan's 19th congressional district

Michigan's 19th congressional district is an obsolete United States congressional district in Michigan. The first candidate elected from the newly created district was Billie S. Farnum in 1964.

The last Representative from the district, William Broomfield, was subsequently elected from the 18th district after dissolution of this district.

List of representativesEdit

Representative Party Tenure Congress(es) Notes
District created January 3, 1965
  Billie S. Farnum Democratic January 3, 1965 – January 3, 1967 89th Lost re-election
  Jack H. McDonald Republican January 3, 1967 – January 3, 1973 90th
Lost renomination
  William Broomfield Republican January 3, 1973 – January 3, 1983 93rd
Redistricted from the 18th district, Redistricted to the 18th district
District eliminated January 3, 1983

Living former MembersEdit

As of July 2019, there is one living former member. The most recent representative to die was William Broomfield (served 1973–1983) on February 20, 2019.

Representative Term of office Date of birth (and age)
Jack H. McDonald 1967–1973 (1932-06-28) June 28, 1932 (age 87)


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