Jack H. McDonald
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|Jack H. McDonald|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Michigan's 19th district
January 3, 1967 – January 3, 1973
|Preceded by||Billie S. Farnum|
|Succeeded by||William S. Broomfield|
June 28, 1932 |
|Alma mater||Wayne State University|
|Occupation||consultant, lobbyist, former politician|
McDonald was born in Detroit and was educated in White Lake Township and Detroit. He attended Wayne State University and served as supervisor of census for Wayne County with the Bureau of the Census in 1960. He was elected supervisor of Redford Township in 1961 and 1963, reelected in 1964. He was elected chairman of the Wayne County Board of Supervisors in 1965. He was appointed to Republican Task Force on Urban Affairs in 1967.
In 1966, he was the Republican Party candidate in Michigan's 19th congressional district. He defeated incumbent Democrat Billie S. Farnum, one of the "Five Fluke Freshmen", to be elected to the 90th Congress and to the two succeeding Congresses, serving from January 3, 1967 to January 3, 1973. In 1972, after redistricting, he ran in the same district as veteran Republican Representative William S. Broomfield. McDonald lost to Broomfield in the Republican primary elections.
- United States Congress. "Jack H. McDonald (id: M000410)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- The Political Graveyard
- Profile at NNDB
- Profile at the Revolving Door at OpenSecrets.org
|United States House of Representatives|
Billie S. Farnum
|United States Representative for the 19th Congressional District of Michigan
1967 – 1973
William S. Broomfield