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Henry "Scoop" Jackson

Henry ScoopAKA Henry Martin Jackson

Born: 31-May-1912
Birthplace: Everett, WA
Died: 1-Sep-1983
Location of death: Everett, WA
Cause of death: Aneurysm
Remains: Buried, Evergreen Cemetery, Everett, WA

Gender: Male
Religion: Presbyterian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Senator from Washington, 1953-83

Wife: Helen (m. 1961)
Daughter: Anna Marie Laurence
Son: Peter Jackson

    University: Stanford University
    Law School: University of Washington (1935)

    US Senator, Washington (3-Jan-1953 to 1-Sep-1983, his death)
    US Congressman, Washington 2nd (3-Jan-1941 to 3-Jan-1953)
    Washington State Official Prosecuting Attorney, Snohomish County, WA (1938-40)
    Alfalfa Club 1960
    Coalition for a Democratic Majority Advisory Board
    Democratic National Committee Chairman (1960-61)
    Benevolent & Protective Order of the Elks
    Order of DeMolay Everett, WA 1928
    Delta Chi Fraternity
    Henry Jackson Society Namesake
    Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity
    Washington State Bar Association 1935
    Alfalfa Party candidate for US President
    International Security Leadership Award 1980
    Presidential Medal of Freedom 26-Jun-1984 (posthumously)
    Norwegian Ancestry

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