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Richard "Dick" Chrysler
Dick Chrysler.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Michigan's 8th district
In office
January 3, 1995 – January 3, 1997
Preceded by Bob Carr
Succeeded by Debbie Stabenow
Personal details
Born (1942-04-29) April 29, 1942 (age 73)
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Nationality American
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Katie Tate

Richard "Dick" Chrysler (born April 29, 1942) is a politician from the U.S. state of Michigan.

Chrysler was born in Saint Paul, Minnesota, and graduated from Brighton High School in Brighton, Michigan. He became vice-president of Hurst Performance and the founder and president of Cars and Concepts (which bought out Hurst), and RCI.

In 1986, he campaigned for governor of Michigan as a Republican, but lost a hard fought primary to Wayne County Executive, William Lucas.

Chrysler lost in his first campaign for the United States House of Representatives in 1992 to Bob Carr. He was elected in 1994 as a Republican from Michigan's 8th congressional district to the 104th Congress, serving from January 3, 1995 to January 3, 1997. While in Congress, he worked on the issue of changing the income tax to a flat tax, but was unsuccessful. He was defeated by Democrat Debbie Stabenow in the 1996 election for the 105th Congress.

Electoral history[edit]

  • 1996 Race for U.S. House of Representatives - 8th District
    • Debbie Stabenow (D), 53.76%
    • Dick Chrysler (R) (inc.), 44.14%
    • Doug MacDonald (L), 1.45%
    • Patricia R. Allen (NL), 0.64%
  • 1994 Race for U.S. House of Representatives - 8th District
    • Dick Chrysler (R), 51.61%
    • Bob Mitchell (D), 44.89%
    • Gerald R. Turcotte, Jr. (L), 2.05%
    • Susan Ilene McPeak (NL), 1.45%
  • 1992 Race for U.S. House of Representatives - 8th District
    • Bob Carr (D) (inc.), 47.60%
    • Dick Chrysler (R), 46.33%
    • Frank McAlpine (I), 4.27%
    • Michael E. Marotta, (L), 1.80%
  • 1986 Race for Governor (Republican Primary)
    • Bill Lucas, 44.50%
    • Dick Chrysler, 34.03%
    • Colleen Engler, 10.98%
    • Dan Murphy, 10.49%

References[edit]

United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Bob Carr
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Michigan's 8th congressional district

1995–1997
Succeeded by
Debbie Stabenow

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Politico
Thu, 15 Oct 2015 16:31:41 -0700

Working under Brownback, Ryan was one of the masterminds behind a series of “Dear Colleague” letters from the Kansas Republican, and former Reps. Howard Berman (D-Calif.) and Dick Chrysler (R-Mich.) that warned against a restrictive immigration bill, ...

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Tue, 04 Aug 2015 13:03:45 -0700

He learned the trade at Cars and Concepts, an auto-customizing company owned by onetime U.S. Rep. Dick Chrysler. There, he received several high-profile assignments, including painting the car of three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Johnny Rutherford.

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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 06:34:55 -0700

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Tue, 13 Mar 2012 06:11:40 -0700

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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 09:31:44 -0700

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Thu, 13 Jun 2013 08:01:07 -0700

And while Rep. King, with support from fellow Republicans Bob Barr (R., Ga.) and Dick Chrysler (R., Mich.), hurled the “hate group” slur at the Nation, Housing and Urban Development Secretary Henry Cisneros said there was no such thing under federal law.
 
National Right to Work Foundation (blog)
Wed, 31 Jan 2001 16:00:00 -0800

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Thu, 12 May 2005 13:23:38 -0700

Sue Myrick of North Carolina, Jon Christensen of Nebraska, Dick Chrysler of Michigan, Richard Rombo of California and John Ensign of Nevada. Their informal caucus meets several times a year with Amway bigwigs to discuss policy matters affecting the ...
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