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us: Garn, Jake


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  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Variants

    • us: Garn, Edwin Jacob
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        19321012
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Richfield (Utah)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of Utah
        • Affiliation End: 1955
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Navy
        • Affiliation Start: 1956
        • Affiliation End: 1960
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Salt Lake City (Utah). City Council
        • Affiliation Start: 1968
        • Affiliation End: 1972
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. Senate
        • Affiliation Start: 19741221
        • Affiliation End: 19930103
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Legislators
          (lcsh) Mayors
            (lcsh) Air pilots
        • Sources

          • 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)
        • LC Classification

          • PS3557.A71663
        • Change Notes

          • 1981-10-14: new
          • 2014-07-23: revised
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