Vernon J. Ehlers (R) of Grand Rapids
Incumbent - elected 1993
- Born: February 6, 1934, Pipestone, Minn.
- Education: Calvin College, 1952-55; U. of California, Berkeley, A.B., 1956, Ph.D., 1960.
- Military Service: None.
- Occupation: Professor; physicist.
- Family: Wife, Johanna Meulink; four children.
- Religion: Christian Reformed Church.
- Political Career: Kent County commissioner, 1975-83, chairman, 1979-82; Mich. House, 1983-85, assistant Republican floor leader; Mich. Senate, 1985-93, president pro tempore.