Longest Service (24 years or more):
|Michigan Senators Who Served in Leadership Positions|
Senate President (U.S. Vice President): Gerald R. Ford
President Pro Tempore: Lewis Cass, Charles E. Stuart, Thomas W. Ferry, Arthur H. Vandenberg
Republican Conference Chairman: Arthur H. Vandenberg
Republican Policy Committee Chairman: Homer Ferguson
Democratic Policy and Communications Committee Chairwoman: Debbie Stabenow
Democratic Conference Secretary: Debbie Stabenow
Party Whips: Robert P. Griffin
Standing Committee Chairs Since 1947:
|Michigan Citizens Honored in the Capitol's Art Collection|
Statuary: Lewis Cass by Daniel C. French (Statuary Hall); Gerald R. Ford, Jr., by J. Brett Grill (Rotunda)
Paintings: Fort Mackinac, Michigan by Seth Eastman (Center section, first floor, west corridor).
Architecturally Significant Buildings, Construction Materials, Furniture and Objects: Philip A. Hart Senate Office Building--the most recent and only Senate office building designed in a modern style without any classical ornament. 1951--New seats and stools for Senate galleries, American Seating Company, Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Plaque: Arthur H. Vandenberg (S-138).