Jack McKinley & Harvey Milk

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Harvey Milk and Jack Mckinley  

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Jack McKinley and Harvey Milk dated from 1963 to 1969.

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American Politician Harvey Milk was born Harvey Bernard Milk on 22nd May, 1930 in Woodmere, New York, USA and passed away on 27th Nov 1978 San Francisco, California, USA aged 48. He is most remembered for The first openly gay man to be elected to public office in California. His zodiac sign is Gemini.

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Relationship Statistics

StatusDurationLength
Dating1963 - 1969 6 years
Total 1963 - 1969 6 years


Milk started a romantic relationship with Jack Galen McKinley, and recruited him to work on conservative Republican Barry Goldwater's 1964 presidential campaign. Their relationship was troubled: McKinley, aged 16, was 17 years younger than Milk, and prone to depression and frequently threatened to commit suicide if Milk did not show him enough attention. To make a point to McKinley, Milk took him to the hospital where Milk's ex-lover, Joe Campbell, was himself recuperating from a suicide attempt, after his lover—a man named Billy Sipple—left him. Milk had remained friendly with Campbell.
Milk and McKinley were among the thousands of gay men attracted to San Francisco. McKinley was a stage manager for Tom O'Horgan, a director who started his career in experimental theater, but soon graduated to much larger Broadway productions. They arrived in 1969 with the Broadway touring company of Hair. McKinley was offered a job in the New York City production of Jesus Christ Superstar, and their tempestuous relationship came to an end.

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1969 - Breakup

1963 - Hookup

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Name
Jack McKinley
Harvey Milk
Jack McKinley
Harvey Milk
Age (at start of relationship)
16
32
Occupation
Manager
Politician

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