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Harvey, James
Born 1922 in Iron Mountain, MI

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on December 5, 1973, to a seat vacated by Ralph McKenzie Freeman. Confirmed by the Senate on December 13, 1973, and received commission on December 19, 1973. Assumed senior status due to certified disability on March 31, 1984.

Education:
University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 1948

Professional Career:
U.S. Army, Air Corps, 1942-1945
Private practice, Saginaw, Michigan, 1949-1960
Assistant city attorney, Saginaw, Michigan, 1949-1953
City councilman, Saginaw, Michigan, 1955-1957
Member, Saginaw County [Michigan] Board of Supervisors, 1955-1957
Mayor, Saginaw, Michigan, 1957-1959
U.S. representative from Michigan, 1961-1974

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