Jack METCALF, Congress, WA (1927-2007)


METCALF, Jack, a Representative from Washington; born in Marysville, Snohomish County, Wash., November 30, 1927; B.A. and B.Ed., Pacific Lutheran University, 1951; M.A., University of Washington, 1966; owner of the Log Castle Bed and Breakfast, Langley, Wash.; served in the United States Army, 1946-1947; United States Marshal and patrol boat captain, United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Alaska, 1947-1948; school teacher, thirty years; unsuccessful candidate in 1968 and 1974 for election the United States Senate; member, State senate, 1966-1974 and 1980-1992; unsuccessful candidate in 1992 for election the One Hundred Third Congress; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Fourth and two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1995-January 3, 2001); was not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Seventh Congress; died on March 15, 2007, in Langley, Wash.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present