JACOBS, Andrew, Jr.

JACOBS, Andrew, Jr.
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives


JACOBS, Andrew, Jr., (Son of Andrew Jacobs; husband of Martha Keys), a Representative from Indiana; born in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., February 24, 1932; graduated from Shortridge High School, Indianapolis, Ind., 1949; graduated from Indiana University, Indianapolis, Ind., 1955; LL.B., Indiana University, Indianapolis, Ind., 1958; United States Marine Corps, 1950-1952; lawyer, private practice; member of the Indiana state house of representatives, 1959-1960; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-ninth and to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1965-January 3, 1973); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Ninety-third Congress in 1972; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-fourth and to the ten succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1975-January 3, 1997); was not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Fifth Congress in 1996; died on December 28, 2013, in Indianapolis, Ind.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

Indiana State Library

Indianapolis, IN
Papers: 1969-1970, 1 box. The papers of Andrew Jacobs, Jr., include invitations, mailings to constituents, speeches, and news releases.

Indiana Historical Society

Indianapolis, IN
Papers: In the papers of Susan McWhirter Ostrom, 1969-1970, 22 boxes. Correspondents include Andrew Jacobs, Jr.

University of Oklahoma
Carl Albert Center

Norman, OK
Papers: In the Richard K. Armey collection, 1939-2002, 78 cubic feet. Collection includes correspondence with Andrew Jacobs, Jr., regarding health care reform.
Papers: In the Carl Albert Collection, 1910-1988, 697 cubic feet. Correspondents include Andrew Jacobs, Jr.

Wichita State University
Wichita State University Libraries, Department of Special Collections

Wichita, KS
Papers: 1969-1970, 0.5 cubic foot. The collection of Andrew Jacobs, Jr., includes congressional correspondence with various federal departments: Human Social Services, Post Office General, Veterans Administration and the Armed Services. The purpose for the correspondence was to investigate inquiries on the behalf of various Indiana constituents. A finding aid is available in the repository and online.
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Bibliography / Further Reading

Ralph Nader Congress Project. Citizens Look at Congress: Andrew Jacobs, Jr., Democratic Representative from Indiana. Washington, D. C.: Grossman Publishers, 1972.

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