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Sander Martin Levin Edit Profile

also known as Sandy Levin

Lawyer , United States Representative from Michigan

Sander Martin Levin, United States Representative from Michigan, lawyer. Recipient Public Policy award, American Society Training and Development award, 1997. Chairman Michigan Democratic Committee, 1968-1969; Democratic Candidate for Governor, 1970, 74.


Levin, Sander Martin was born on September 6, 1931 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Saul R. and Bess (Levinson) Levin.


Bachelor, University Chicago, 1952. Master of Arts in International Relations, Columbia University, 1954. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1957.


Private law practice, 1957—1964, 1971—1977. Supervisor Oakland County Board Supervisors, Michigan, 1961-1964. Member Michigan State Senate, 1965-1970.

Fellow John F. Kennedy School Government, Institute Politics, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1975. Assistant administrator United States Agency for International Development (United States Agency for International Development), Washington, 1977-1981. Member United States Congress from 12th Mich District, since 1983.

Acting chairman United States House Ways & Means Committee, 2010—2011. Adjunct professor law Wayne State University, Detroit, 1971—1974.


Chairman Michigan Democratic Committee, 1968-1969. Democratic Candidate for Governor, 1970, 74.


Married Victoria Schlafer, 1957 (deceased September 4, 2008). Children: Jennifer, Andrew, Madeleine, Matthew.

Saul R. Levin

Bess (Levinson) Levin

Victoria Schlafer

Jennifer Levin

Andrew Levin

Madeleine Levin

Matthew Levin