(NBC) — Hundreds will gather today to say their final goodbyes to the longest-serving Congress member in U.S. history.
Former Michigan Representative John Dingell died last Thursday at the age of 92.
His death follows a battle with cancer.
The 26-term congressman played a part in passing the 1964 Civil Rights Act and, more recently, the Affordable Care Act.
A public funeral mass will be held at the Church of the Divine Child.
Former Vice President Joe Biden and Representative John Lewis are expected to give remarks.