Jack Harvey (politician)

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For others of the same name, see Jack Harvey.

Jack Harvey was a politician in Wisconsin.

Biography[edit]

Harvey was born on September 9, 1907 in Chelsea, Massachusetts.[1] Later, he moved to Racine, Wisconsin.

Career[edit]

Harvey went to the University of Wisconsin–Madison and worked in factories and restaurants. He served on the Racine Common Council. Harvey was a member of the Wisconsin State Assembly from 1937 to 1940 on the Wisconsin Progressive Party ticket. In 1948 and 1950, he was candidate for the United States House of Representatives from Wisconsin's 1st congressional district, losing to incumbent Lawrence H. Smith both times. Harvey was a Democrat. He died in 1986.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Harvey, Jack". Political Graveyard. Retrieved 2013-06-18. 
  2. ^ 'Wisconsin Blue Book 1940, Biographical Sketch of Jack Harvey, pg. 63
  3. ^ Social Security Death Index