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Dean of the United States House of Representatives




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The Dean of the United States House of Representatives is the Representatives that has been in office the longest.

Unlike the office of President pro tem, the Office of the House of Representatives is not an official position.

History

After the resignation of Jamie L. Whitten on January 3, 1995, John Dingell became the new Dean of the House. Dingell is the most senior representative in the U.S.. Dingell announced his retirement on January 2014.

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