R. James Harvey
Harvey first served as Mayor of Saginaw, Michigan from 1957 through 1959. From 1961 through 1974, Harvey served as a member of the United States House of Representatives from Michigan's 8th congressional district.
In 1974, he was nominated to serve as Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan by Richard Nixon. He would retire from this court in 1984 to serve as Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan after being promoted by President Ronald Reagan. Harvey officially retired from politics and law in 2002.
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- "R. James Harvey". The Political Graveyard. Retrieved February 2, 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- "James Harvey -mayor, congressman, judge - dies at 97". WEYI. 2019-07-23. Retrieved 2019-07-24.