Judy Bonior

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Judy Bonior is the wife of David Bonior.


Judy Bonior was the campus chair of the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) at the University of Iowa in 1963. She then went to Mississippi to work on behalf of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party. She later became a Congressional staffer working for such progressive legislators as Byron Dorgan and John Brademas before working for, and eventually marrying, David Bonior.

Arab American Political Action Committee

The second annual Arab American Political Action Committee dinner was held in 1999 and was attended by over 800 people. Osama Siblani welcomed the audience and introduced Samer Jaafar the Chairman of the Endorsement Committee. AAPAC's president Abed Hammoud delivered the organization's message and plans for the future. Congressman David Bonior, the House Minority Whip and U.S Senator Spencer Abraham delivered their addresses. Dr. Mohamad Khansa chaired the Dinner Committee.

Prominent Michigan public officials in attendance included US Senator Spence Abraham and his wife Jane Abraham, US Congressman David Bonior and his wife Judy Bonior, US Congressman John Dingell and his wife Debbie Dingell, US Congressman Sander Levin and his wife Vicki Levin, US Congressman John Conyers, Jr., US Congresswoman Debbie Stabenow, US Congressman Joe Knollenberg, US Congresswoman Lynn Rivers, Wayne County Sheriff Robert Ficano and Eunice Confer representing U.S. Senator Carl Levin.[1]

DSA honor

David Bonior, Claudia Morcom, Judy Bonior

Detroit Democratic Socialists of America celebrated the 10th Annual Douglass-Debs Dinner[2] November 8th 2008 Co-chairs were UAW Region 1A Director Rory Gamble and International Union of Operating Engineers Local 547 Business Manager Phillip Schloop. The Douglass-Debs Award winners were David Bonior and Judy Bonior and Judge Claudia Morcom. The keynote speaker was In These Times senior editor David Moberg.

DSA members

David Bonior and his wife Judy Bonior are longtime DSA members. They received the Douglass-Debs Award from Detroit DSA in 2003. Rep. Bonior was a co-host for DSA-PAC’s successful fundraiser for Bernie Sanders in 2006.[3]