John Conyers' life at a glance

The Associated Press
FILE - In a Nov. 2, 2005 file photo, Congressman John Conyers, D-Mich., speaks at the funeral for civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks in Detroit. Detroit police say the former congressman died at his home on Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019. He was 90. ( (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

NAME: John Conyers

AGE: 90 (Born May 16, 1929)


PARTY: Democratic

EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree, Wayne State University, 1957; law degree, Wayne State University, 1958.

POLITICAL CAREER: U.S. House member, 1965-2017; legislative assistant to U.S. Rep. John Dingell, 1958-61.

PROFESSIONAL CAREER: Referee, state Worker's Compensation Department, 1961-63; partner, law firm of Conyers, Bell and Townsend, 1959-61; U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, including a year in Korea, 1950-54.

PERSONAL: Married to Monica; two sons.