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Karth, Joseph Edward "Joe"


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Saint Paul, MN

House 1951-58 (District 41)

Party when first elected:  Nonpartisan Election-Liberal Caucus

Counties Served:  Ramsey

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 8/26/1922 Date of Death: 5/29/2005
Birth Place: New Brighton, Minnesota Birth County: Ramsey Birth Country: United States
Other Names: Joe
Gender:  Male Religion:  Not Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):  Saint Paul

Occupation (when first elected):  International Representative of Labor, State of Minnesota/Former 3M Employee

EDUCATION

Rural Ramsey Elementary Schools; Elementary School;
University of Nebraska, School of Engineering; Attended College; Engineering

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

MilitaryUnited States Army (World War II, European Theater) ??/??/194? to ??/??/19??
U.S. Representative4th Congressional District, MinnesotaElected01/03/1959 to 01/03/1977

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: First Wife; Charlotte (remarried)
Children: Four children: Joseph (with his first wife), Bradley, Kevin, and Brian (sons)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He died in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Total Days Served: 2926

SESSIONS SERVED

Legislative Session: 60th (1957-1958)   Session Details term photo
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Body: House Elected: 11/6/1956 Term of Office: 1/8/1957 to 1/5/1959
District: 41 Residence: Saint Paul
Counties Represented: Ramsey
Occupation: None Listed
Party: Nonpartisan Election-Liberal Caucus
Committees:
Civil Administration
Elections
Game and Fish
General Legislation
Labor (Chair)
Taxes

Legislative Session: 59th (1955-1956)   Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/2/1954 Term of Office: 1/4/1955 to 1/7/1957
District: 41 Residence: Saint Paul
Counties Represented: Ramsey
Occupation: None Listed
Party: Nonpartisan Election-Liberal Caucus
Committees:
Civil Administration
Elections
Game and Fish
General Legislation
Labor (Chair)
Taxes

Legislative Session: 58th (1953-1954)   Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/5/1952 Term of Office: 1/6/1953 to 1/3/1955
District: 41 Residence: Saint Paul
Counties Represented: Ramsey
Occupation: International Representative of Labor, State of Minnesota
Party: Nonpartisan Election-Liberal Caucus
Committees:
Communications
Elections
Game and Fish
Labor
Taxes

Legislative Session: 57th (1951-1952)   Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/7/1950 Term of Office: 1/2/1951 to 1/5/1953
District: 41 Residence: Saint Paul
Counties Represented: Ramsey
Occupation: International Representative of Labor, State of Minnesota/Former 3M Employee
Party: Nonpartisan Election-Liberal Caucus
Committees:
Crime Prevention
Elections
Reapportionment
Taxes
Veterans and Military Affairs

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