John D. Cherry

John D. Cherry DEMDemocrat

American politician

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John D. CherryDEMDemocrat American politician
71
Years of Age
14
Years of Experience
MIResidence (state)

John D. Cherry Jr. (born May 5, 1951) is an American politician who served as the 62nd Lieutenant Governor of Michigan from 2003 to 2011. A Democrat, Cherry also served as a gubernatorial appointee to the Midwestern Higher Education Compact, and was the immediate past chair of the international Great Lakes Commission (of which he is still a member).Cherry was an announced candidate for Governor of Michigan in 2010.

Education4 - 4 of 2
University of Michigan, Flint
MPA
1984
University of Michigan
BS Political Science
1973
Past Positions1 - 8 of 8
Senator
Michigan State Senate, 28th District
1995 - 1998
Senator
Michigan State Senate, 29th District
1987 - 1994
Representative
Michigan State House of Representatives
1982 - 1986
Former President
Michigan State Senate
Lieutenant Governor
Officer
Michigan Democratic Party
Political Director
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, AFL-CIO, Michigan
1982 - 1983
Administrative Assistant
Michigan State Senate
1975 - 1981
Other Experience1 - 14 of 14
Member
National Rifle Association (NRA)
Member
Holly Chamber of Commerce
Member
Sierra Club
Member
Ruffed Grouse Society
Member
Pheasants Forever
Member
Ortonville Chamber of Commerce
Member
Michigan United Conservation Clubs
Member
Grand Blanc Chamber of Commerce
Member
English Springer Spaniel Club, Michigan
Member
Eastern Michigan Springer Spaniel Association
Member
Eagles
Member
Ducks Unlimited
Member
Clio Chamber of Commerce
Member
American Society of Public Administration, Saginaw Valley Chapter