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Charles Diggs, Jr.

Charles Diggs, Jr.AKA Charles Coles Diggs, Jr.

Born: 2-Dec-1922
Birthplace: Detroit, MI
Died: 24-Aug-1998
Location of death: Washington, DC
Cause of death: Stroke
Remains: Buried, Detroit Memorial Park, Warren, MI

Gender: Male
Religion: Baptist
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Congressman from Michigan, 1955-80

Military service: US Army (1943-45)

Father: Charles Diggs, Sr.
Wife: Anna Diggs Taylor (m. 1960, div. 1971)
Wife: Darlene Expose Diggs
Son: Charles C. Diggs III
Daughter: Denise Diggs Taylor
Daughter: Alexis Diggs Robinson
Son: Douglass Diggs
Daughter: Carla Diggs Mathis
Daughter: Cindy Carter Diggs

    High School: Miller High School, Detroit, MI (1940)
    University: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (1940-42)
    University: Fisk University, Nashville, TN (1942)
    University: Wayne College of Mortuary Science, Detroit, MI (1946)
    Law School: Detroit College of Law (1950)
    University: BA Political Science, Howard University (1983)

    US Congressman, Michigan (1955-80, resigned)
    Michigan State Senate 3rd (1951-54)
    American Legion
    Benevolent & Protective Order of the Elks
    Freemasonry
    Mail Fraud 11 counts, convicted (7-Oct-1978)
    Censured 31-Jul-1979


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