John Conyers

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Birthday
16, 1929
Birthplace
Michigan
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
16, 1929 (age 90)
Birthplace
Michigan

About

Michigan politician and Democratic member of the House of Representatives. He ran for Mayor of Detroit in 1989 and 1993 but lost both elections.

Before Fame

He served for a year in the Korean War as an officer in the United States Army Corps of Engineers.

Trivia

He attended Freedom Day, a 1963 voter registration drive in Selma, Alabama.

Family Life

In 2010, his wife Monica Conyers pleaded guilty to conspiring to commit bribery.

Associated With

He was one of few politicians who believed that Julian Assange should not be prosecuted for his involvement in Wikileaks.