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

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Personal name headingJackson, Henry M. (Henry Martin), 1912-1983
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Variant(s)Jackson, Henry Martin, 1912-
Jackson, Scoop, 1912-1983
Jackson, Mr. (Henry Martin), 1912-1983
Birth date19120531
Death date19830901
Place of birthEverett, Wash.
Place of deathEverett, Wash.
Field of activityLaw
Government
Politics
AffiliationUniversity of Washington School of Law
United States House of Representatives
United States Senate
Profession or occupationLawyer
Legislator
Found inU.S. Cong. S. Comm. on Government Operations. Organizing for national security. Final statement ... 1961.
Staying the course, c1987: t.p. (Henry M. Jackson) p. 3 (d. 9/1/83)
New York Times, 9-2-83 (Senator Henry M. Jackson; d. 9-1-83)
Ognibene, P.J. Scoop : the life and politics of Henry M. Jackson, 1975.
NUCMC files (Jackson, Henry Martin, 1912-1983)
Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act of 1970, 1970: caption (Mr. Jackson, from the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs)
Biog. dir. of the United States Congress 1774-present, accessed Apr. 16, 2012: (Jackson, Henry Martin (Scoop), Representative and 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; admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Everett, Wash.; prosecuting attorney of Snohomish County 1938-1940; attended the International Maritime Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark, in 1945 as adviser to the American delegation; elected president of the International Maritime Conference held in Seattle, Wash., in 1946; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-seventh Cong. and to the five succeeding Congresses (Jan. 3,1941-Jan. 3, 1953); was not a candidate for renomination in 1952; chairman, Committee on Indian Affairs (Seventy-ninth Congress); elected to the United States Senate in 1952 and reelected in 1958, 1964, 1970, 1976 and again in 1982, serving from Jan. 3, 1953 until his death on Sept. 1, 1983, in Everett, Wash.; chairman, Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs (Eighty-eighth through Ninety-fifth Congresses), Committee on Energy and Natural Resources (Ninety-fifth and Ninety-sixth Congresses); chairman of the Democratic National Committee in 1960; unsuccessful candidate for the Democratic nomination for president of the United States, 1972 and 1976; interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Everett, Wash.; posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom on June 26, 1984)
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