Fred Upton

United States Representative from Michigan

Frederick Stephen Upton (born April 23, 1953) is an American politician. He is the U.S. Representative for Michigan's 6th congressional district since 1987. He is a member of the Republican Party. Upton is the first and only U.S. Representative in U.S. history to vote to impeach two U.S. presidents. He voted for the impeachment of Bill Clinton in 1998 and the second impeachment of Donald Trump in 2021.[2][3] His niece is supermodel Kate Upton.

Fred Upton
Member of the
U.S. House of Representatives
from Michigan
Assumed office
January 3, 1987
Preceded byMark D. Siljander
Constituency4th district (1987–1993)
6th district (1993–present)
Chair of the House Energy and Commerce Committee
In office
January 3, 2011 – January 3, 2017
Preceded byHenry Waxman
Succeeded byGreg Walden
Personal details
Born
Frederick Stephen Upton

(1953-04-23) April 23, 1953 (age 70)
St. Joseph, Michigan, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)
Amey Rulon-Miller (m. 1983)
Children2
RelativesLouis Upton (grand-uncle)
Kate Upton (niece)
EducationUniversity of Michigan (BA)
Net worth$44 million (2018)[1]
WebsiteCampaign website

On April 5, 2022, Upton announced he would not run for reelection that year.[4]

References change

  1. "Fred Upton- Net Worth - Personal Finances".
  2. "10 GOP lawmakers vote to impeach Trump, trial moves to Senate". FOX 35. 13 January 2021.
  3. "These 10 House Republicans voted to impeach Trump on Wednesday". CNN. January 13, 2021. Retrieved January 13, 2021.
  4. Nann Burke, Melissa; LeBlanc, Beth (5 April 2022). "'This is it for me': Upton plans to retire from U.S. House, won't face Huizenga in primary". The Detroit News. Retrieved 5 April 2022.

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