HARVEY, James, a 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.
BibliographyRalph Nader Congress Project.
Citizens Look at Congress: James Harvey, Republican Representative from
Michigan. Washington, D. C.: Grossman Publishers, 1972.