Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
METCALF, Jack (1927-2007)

METCALF, JACK, a Representative from Washington; born in Marysville, Snohomish County, Wash., November 30, 1927; B.A. and B.Ed., Pacific Lutheran University, 1951; M.A., University of Washington, 1966; owner of the Log Castle Bed and Breakfast, Langley, Wash.; served in the United States Army, 1946-1947; United States Marshal and patrol boat captain, United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Alaska, 1947-1948; school teacher, thirty years; unsuccessful candidate in 1968 and 1974 for election the United States Senate; member, State senate, 1966-1974 and 1980-1992; unsuccessful candidate in 1992 for election the One Hundred Third Congress; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Fourth and two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1995-January 3, 2001); was not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Seventh Congress; died on March 15, 2007, in Langley, Wash.

Western Washington University
Center for Pacific Northwest Studies
Bellingham, WA
Papers: 1987-2000, 32 linear feet.
The collection includes the congressional records of Jack Metcalf, as well as a small amount of records from his years of service in the Washington State Senate.


University of Oklahoma
The Julian P. Kanter Political Commercial Archive, Department of Communication
Norman, OK
Film Reels: 1968, 1 film reel.
Includes four commercials used during the campaign of Jack Metcalf for the 1968 U.S. senatorial election in Washington, Republican party.