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us: Garn, Jake



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    • us: Garn, Edwin Jacob
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    • found: The Future of U.S. land-based strategic forces, 1980 (a.e.) t.p. (Jake Garn) p. 4 of cover (U.S. Senator from Utah)
    • found: NUCMC data from Univ. of Virginia Lib. for Scott, H. Papers, 1941-1983 (Garn, Edwin Jacob, 1932-)
    • found: Members of Congress: 1789-1982: p. 1057 (Garn, Edwin Jacob; Sen. from Utah; b. 1932)
    • found: Biog. dir.of the U.S. Congress website, July 18, 2014 (Garn, Edwin Jacob (Jake), a Senator from Utah; born in Richfield, Sevier County, Utah, October 12, 1932; attended Salt Lake City public schools; graduated, University of Utah 1955; pursued graduate work at the University of Utah 1955-1956; served as pilot in the United States Navy 1956-1960; Utah Air National Guard 1963-1979, retiring as Brigadier General; engaged in the insurance business 1961-1968; Salt Lake City commissioner 1968-1972; mayor of Salt Lake City 1971-1974; president, Utah League of Cities and Towns 1972; first vice president, National League of Cities 1974; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in November 1974, for the term commencing January 3, 1975; subsequently appointed by the Governor, December 21, 1974, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Wallace F. Bennett for the term ending January 3, 1975; reelected in 1980 and again in 1986 and served from December 21, 1974, to January 3, 1993; not a candidate for reelection in 1992; chairman, Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs (Ninety-seventh through Ninety-ninth Congresses); payload specialist aboard the space shuttle Discovery 1985; is a resident of Salt Lake City, Utah)
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    • PS3557.A71663
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    • 1981-10-14: new
    • 2014-07-23: revised
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