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Ehlers, Vernon J

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Personal name headingEhlers, Vernon J.
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Variant(s)Ehlers, Vern
Birth date1934-02-06
Death date2017-08-15
Place of birthPipestone (Minn.)
Place of deathGrand Rapids (Mich.)
Field of activityUnited States--Politics and government Physics Kent County (Mich.)--Politics and government Michigan--Politics and government
AffiliationUnited States. Congress. House
University of California, Berkeley
Calvin College
Kent County (Mich.). Board of Commissioners
Michigan. Legislature. Senate
Profession or occupationLegislators Physicists
Found inCaring for creation, 1998: CIP t.p. (Vernon J. Ehlers)
Biographical directory of the United States Congress online, viewed August 2, 2012 (Ehlers, Vernon James, a Representative from Michigan; born in Pipestone, Pipestone County, Minn., February 6, 1934) viewed Aug. 21, 2017 (Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, Calif., 1960; teaching and scientific research, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley, 1956-1966; professor of physics, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Mich., 1966-1985; commissioner, Kent County, Mich., 1975-1983; member of the Michigan state house of representatives, 1983-1985; member of the Michigan state senate, 1985-1993; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Third Congress by special election, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of United States Representative Paul B. Henry, reelected to the eight succeeding Congresses (December 7, 1993-January 3, 2011); died on August 15, 2017, in Grand Rapids, Mich.)
Wikipedia, viewed August 2, 2012 (Vernon James "Vern" Ehlers, Ph.D. (born February 6, 1934) is the former U.S. Representative for Michigan's 3rd congressional district, serving from 1993 until 2011. He is a member of the Republican Party; Ehlers was the first research physicist to be elected to Congress)
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