Jack Metcalf

Jack Metcalf ( born November 30, 1927 in Marysville, Snohomish County, Washington; † March 15, 2007 in Langley, Washington ) was an American politician. Between 1995 and 2001 he represented the State of Washington in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Jack Metcalf attended the public schools of his home. Between 1946 and 1947 he served in the U.S. Army. After that, he was employed in the years 1947 and 1948 in the Alaska Territory to the Federal authority Fish and Wildlife Service. He then worked, after appropriate training, for 30 years as a teacher. At the same time he began a political career as a member of the Republican Party. In the years 1968 and 1974 he applied unsuccessfully for a seat in each of the United States Senate. Between 1966 and 1974, and again from 1980 to 1992 he sat in the Senate from Washington. In 1992, he candied yet unsuccessfully for the U.S. House of Representatives.

In the congressional elections of 1994, Metcalf was but then in the second electoral district of his state in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Al Swift of the Democratic Party on January 3, 1995. After two re- election he was able to complete in Congress until January 3, 2001, three legislative periods. In 2000 Metcalf opted not to run again. He died on 15 March 2007 in Langley.