Who was Henry Jackson? – Henry Jackson Society

Who was Henry Jackson?

  US Senator for Washington State, 1953-1983   Henry M. Jackson (1912-1983) came from a working class Scandinavian background and was elected to the House of Representatives for his native Washington State in 1940. He was an ardent New Dealer, trade unionist, supporter of the early civil rights movement and environmentalist. He was centrally involved in … Continue reading Who was Henry Jackson?

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