PETERS, Gary C., (1958 - )

Senate Years of Service: 2015-
Party: Democrat

PETERS, Gary C., a Senator and a Representative from Michigan; born in Pontiac, Oakland County, Mich., December 1, 1958; B.A., Alma College, Alma, Mich., 1980; M.B.A., University of Detroit, Detroit, Mich., 1985; J.D., Wayne State University, Detroit, Mich., 1989; M.A., Michigan State University, East Lansing, Mich., 2007; United States Navy Reserve, 1993-2000, 2001-2005; investment banker; professor, Oakland University, Rochester, Mich.; professor, Wayne State University, Detroit, Mich.; member, Rochester Hills, Mich., city council, 1991-1992; member of the Michigan state senate, 1995-2002; unsuccessful candidate for Michigan state attorney general in 2002; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Eleventh and to the two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 2009-January 3, 2015); was not a candidate for reelection to the House of Representatives but was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 2014 for the term ending January 3, 2021.