William Van Regenmorter
|William Van Regenmorter|
|Member of the Michigan House of Representatives
from the 74th district
January 1, 2003 – December 31, 2006
|Preceded by||James L. Koetje|
|Succeeded by||Dave Agema|
January 1, 1983 – December 31, 1990
|Member of the Michigan Senate
from the 22nd district
January 1, 1991 – December 31, 2002
|Succeeded by||Valde Garcia|
January 29, 1939|
|Died||June 18, 2012(aged 73)|
|Alma mater||Calvin College|
Van Regenmorter attended Calvin College. He owned a furniture store for a time.
Van Regenmorter served several terms in the Michigan State Senate (1990-2002) before being elected to the Michigan State House of Representatives in 2002. He had previously served in the state house from 1982-1990. VanRegenmorter announced that he would not seek election in 2006 due to health reasons. He is most widely known for authoring Michigan's crime victims rights amendments and had been seen as a national leader on this issue.
- Michigan Legislature. House Concurrent Resolution 57 (96th Legislature): A concurrent resolution of tribute offered as a memorial for William Van Regenmorter, former member of the House of Representatives and the Senate.
- "Youth prison told to separate older and younger inmates". Argus-Press. May 20, 2000. Retrieved June 8, 2010.
- "For 25 years, victim advocates have offered courtroom support". The Grand Rapids Press (April 16, 2010). Retrieved June 8, 2010.
- "OUR VIEW – Remembering a true West Michigan statesman". Holland Sentinel. June 21, 2012. Accessed June 22, 2012.
- "Flags lowered for Senator William Van Regenmorter". WKZO.com. June 21, 2012. Accessed June 22, 2012.
- Michigan legislature page on Van Regenmorter
- Grand Rapids press article on Van Regenmorter
- biography of Van Regenmorter
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