Jackson, Henry M. (Henry Martin), 1912-1983


"...a Representative and a Senator from Washington; born in Everett, Snohomish County, Wash., May 31, 1912; attended the public schools and Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.; graduated from the law school of the University of Washington at Seattle in 1935...elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-seventh Congress and to the five succeeding Congresses (January 3,1941-January 3, 1953)...elected to the United States Senate in 1952 and reelected in 1958, 1964, 1970, 1976 and again in 1982, serving from January 3, 1953, until his death on September 1, 1983, in Everett, Wash." Taken from: http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=j000013 (viewed 5/20/08) Mentioned in oral history interview with Mr. Jack Tanner of Tacoma, Washington which is a part of the Washington State University Black Oral History Collection: http://content.wsulibs.wsu.edu/cgi-bin/pview.exe?CISOROOT=/5985&CISOPTR=43&CISORESTMP=/

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