Vernon Ehlers

Former Member of the Board of Commissioners at County of Kent (Michigan)

Vernon Ehlers

Vernon Ehlers

Former Member of the Board of Commissioners at County of Kent (Michigan)

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West Michigan Aviation Academy

Vernon Ehlers

The Honorable Vernon Ehlers served as a U. S. Congressman, representing the people of Michigan’s Third Congressional Federal District from 1993 to 2010. Dr. Ehlers’ background is in teaching, research and public service. He earned his undergraduate degree in Physics from the University of California at Berkeley in 1956. He remained at Berkeley to do graduate work in Nuclear Physics and earned his Ph.D. Degree in Physics in 1960. In 1966, he returned to Grand Rapids to join the Physics Department Faculty at Calvin College, where he remained for 16 years. During his tenure at Calvin, he also served as a volunteer science advisor to the then U. S. Congressman Gerald R. Ford. He has had a lifelong passion for aviation.

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Birthday

02/06/1934 - Pipestone, MN

Death Date

08/15/2017

Age

83

Interests

Aviation

In The News
Philadelphia Inquirer
August 18, 2017
Vern Ehlers | Ex-congressman, 83
Detroit Free Press
August 17, 2017
Former U.S. Rep. Vern Ehlers dies at age 83
Associated Press Online
October 15, 2015
What some ex-lawmakers are doing with leftover cash
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Vernon Ehlers
Former Member of the Board of Commissioners at County of Kent (Michigan)
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$500
2009
$250
2009
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