HARVEY, James (1922-)

Republican of Michigan

8th congressional district

Served in House 1961-1974

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HARVEY, James, Representative from Michigan; born in Iron Mountain, Dickinson County, Mich., July 4, 1922; enrolled in the University of Michigan in 1940 but interrupted studies in 1942 to serve in the United States Army Air Corps for three years; LL.B., University of Michigan Law School, 1948; admitted to the bar and commenced the practice of law in Saginaw, Mich., in 1949; assistant city attorney, 1949-1953; city councilman and member of Saginaw County board of supervisors, 1955-1957; mayor of Saginaw, 1957-1959; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-seventh and to the six succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1961-January 31, 1974); resigned on January 31, 1974; appointed by President Richard Nixon as a United States District Court judge for the Eastern District, Michigan, 1974-1984; United States Senior District judge, 1984-2002; is a resident of Port Huron, Mich.
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