NAME: John Conyers Jr.
AGE: 81 (Born May 16, 1929)
EDUCATION: Law degree, Wayne State University, 1958; Bachelor's degree, Wayne State University, 1957
POLITICAL CAREER: U.S. House member, 1965-present; Legislative assistant to U.S. Rep. John Dingell, 1958-61
PROFESSIONAL CAREER: Referee, state Worker's Compensation Department, 1961-63; Partner, law firm of Conyers, Bell and Townsend, 1959-61; U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, including a year in Korea, 1950-54
PERSONAL: Married to Monica; Two children
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As the nation marks the fiftieth anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s assassination conspiracy theorists continue to capture attention. Polls show most Americans believe there was a conspiracy, and that more than one person killed the beloved president.