Jacob (Chic) Hecht
(1928 - )
Jacob Chic Hecht was born in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.on November 30, 1928. He graduated from, Washington University, St. Louis, Mo. in 1949. Hecht served in the United States Army Intelligence Corps and as a special agent (1951-1953). He was a businessman and banker before becoming a member of the Nevada State senate (1967-1975). He was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1982 and served from January 3, 1983, to January 3, 1989. In 1988, he was defeated for reelection. He later served as Ambassador to the Bahamas (1989-1994).
Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Photo U.S. Senate Historical Office.