James Douglas (Mike) McKEVITT, Congress, CO (1928-2000)


McKEVITT, James Douglas (Mike), a Representative from Colorado; born in Spokane, Spokane County, Wash., October 26, 1928; graduated from Grant High School, Sacramento, Calif.; B.A., University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho, 1951; LL.B., University of Denver School of Law, Denver, Colo., 1956; United States Air Force, 1951-1953; lawyer, private practice; assistant attorney general, Colorado state attorney general’s office, 1958-1967; district attorney, Denver, Colo., 1967-1971; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-second Congress (January 3, 1971-January 3, 1973); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Ninety-third Congress in 1972; assistant United States attorney general, Office of Legislation, 1973; counsel, Energy Policy Office, The White House, 1973-1974; member, Korean War Memorial Commission, 1987-1995; public advocate; died on September 28, 2000, in Washington, D.C.; interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va..

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