Dan Benishek

Dan Benishek REPRepublican

American politician

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Dan BenishekREPRepublican American politician
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Age at Death1952-2021
6
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MIResidence (state)

Daniel Joseph Benishek (April 20, 1952 – October 15, 2021) was an American physician and politician who served as the U.S. representative for Michigan's 1st congressional district from 2011 to 2017. He was a member of the Republican Party.

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Campaign Funding

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Total Raised
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Cash on Hand
Financial Data Source: Center for Responsive Politics
Education5 - 5 of 3
University of Michigan
Bachelor of Science
1974
Wayne State University School of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine
1978
West Iron County High School
1970
Past Positions1 - 2 of 2
Representative
United States House of Representatives
2010 - 2016
General Surgeon
Private Practice
Other Experience1 - 11 of 11
Member
Gun Owners of America (GOA)
Member
National Rifle Association (NRA)
Former Chair
Subcommittee on Health (Veterans' Affairs), United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations (Veterans' Affairs), United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Nutrition, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs , United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Natural Resources, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Veterans' Affairs, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Agriculture Committee, United States House of Representatives