John Conyers


Born: 5/16/1929 in Highland Park, Michigan, USA
Died: 10/27/2019
Age: 90
Cause of death: natural causes

Full name: John James Conyers Jr.
Noted For: U.S. representative (D-MI, 1965-2017); chair of the House Judiciary Committee (2007-15). Settled a sexual harassment claim against himself with public funds (2015). Resigned amid mounting sexual harassment accusations.
Quotation: "What good is reading the bill if it's a thousand pages and you don't have two days and two lawyers to find out what it means after you read the bill?"