Lewis N. Dodak

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Lewis N. Dodak
63rd Speaker of the Michigan House of Representatives
In office
January 11, 1989 – December 31, 1992
GovernorJames J. Blanchard
John Engler
Preceded byGary Owen
Succeeded byCurtis Hertel
Member of the Michigan House of Representatives
from the 86th district
In office
January 1, 1977 – December 31, 1992
Preceded byDonald J. Albosta
Succeeded byAlan Cropsey
Personal details
Born (1946-04-12) April 12, 1946 (age 72)
Saginaw County, Michigan
Political partyDemocratic
ResidenceBirch Run, Michigan
Military service
Allegiance United States
Years of service1966–1967

Lewis Norman Dodak (born April 12, 1946) is a lobbyist and former member of the Michigan House of Representatives who served as its Speaker from 1989 to 1992.[1][2]

Dodak has been granted three honorary doctorates: two of law from Saginaw Valley State University and Michigan Technological University and one of public affairs from Northern Michigan University. With fellow former Speaker Rick Johnson, Dodak is a partner at the firm Dodak Johnson and Associates.[3]


  1. ^ American Legislative Leaders in the Midwest, 1911-1994.
  2. ^ DodakJohnson-Our Lansing, Michigan Lbbyists
  3. ^ "MIRS News - Trustcott Rossman Online Lobbyist Directory - Lewis N. Dodak".