Mike McCORMACK, Congress, WA (1921)


McCORMACK, Mike, a Representative from Washington; born in Basil, Fairfield County, Ohio, December 14, 1921; attended the Toledo public schools and the University of Toledo; B.S., Washington State University, Pullman, Wash., 1948; M.S.,Washington State University, Pullman, Wash., 1949; attended Gonzaga University Law School, Spokane, Wash.; entered military service in 1943; attended OCS and commissioned as second lieutenant, parachute infantry, United States Army, with occupation duty in Germany until 1946; discharged as first lieutenant; instructor, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, Wash., 1949-1950; research scientist, Hanford Project, 1950-1970; elected to Washington State house of representatives, 1956, reelected in 1958; elected to Washington State senate in 1960, reelected in 1964 and 1968; delegate, Washington State Democratic conventions, 1952-1970; delegate, Democratic National Conventions, 1972; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-second and to the four succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1971-January 3, 1981); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1980 to the Ninety-seventh Congress; director, Institute for Science and Society, Ellensburg, Wash., 1990 to present; is a resident of Chelan, Wash., and Washington, D.C.

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