Peter W. Rodino
American politicianDied when: 95 years 334 days (1151 months)
Star Sign: Gemini
Peter Wallace Rodino Jr. (June 7, 1909 – May 7, 2005) was an American Democratic politician.He represented parts of Newark, New Jersey and surrounding Essex and Hudson counties for twenty terms from 1949 to 1989.
He was the longest-serving member of the House of Representatives from New Jersey until passed by Chris Smith in 2021.Rodino rose to prominence as the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, where he oversaw the impeachment process against Richard Nixon that eventually led to the president's resignation.