Guy Adrian VANDER JAGT, Congress, MI (1931-2007)


VANDER JAGT, Guy Adrian, a Representative from Michigan; born in Cadillac, Wexford County, Mich., August 26, 1931; graduated from Cadillac High School, Cadillac, Mich.,1949; B.A., Hope College, Holland, Mich., 1953; B.D., Yale University, New Haven, Conn., 1955; Bonn University, Rotary Fellowship, 1956; J.D., University of Michigan, 1960; lawyer, private practice; member of the Michigan state senate, 1965-1966; elected simultaneously as a Republican to the Eighty-ninth and to the Ninetieth Congress, by special election, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of United States Representative Robert P. Griffin, and reelected to the twelve succeeding Congresses (November 8, 1966-January 3, 1993); unsuccessful candidate for renomination to the One Hundred Third Congress in 1992; died on June 22, 2007, in Washington, D. C.


Vander Jagt, Guy. A Country Worth Saving. Foreword by Ronald Reagan. Ottawa, IL: Jameson Books, 1984.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present