Begich, Nick

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Nick (Nicholas Joseph) Begich (1932-1972) was born and raised in Minnesota. In the mid 1950s he moved to Anchorage, Alaska, where he worked in education and education administration. He was elected to two terms in the Alaska State Senate (1963-1971). In 1970 he won election as a Democrat to the U.S. House of Representatives and began his service as Alaska's congressman on January 3rd 1971. He disappeared while on a campaign flight from Anchorage to Juneau, Alaska, October 16th 1972.

From the guide to the Nick Begich Papers, 1960-1973, (University of Alaska Fairbanks Alaska Polar Regions Collections & Archives)

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referencedIn National Organization for Women. Records, 1959-2002 (inclusive), 1966-1988 (bulk). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf Blatnik, John A. (John Anton), 1911-1991. John A. Blatnik Congressional papers, 1889-1991 (bulk 1947-1974). Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
creatorOf Nick Begich Papers, 1960-1973 University of Alaska Fairbanks Alaska Polar Regions Collections & Archives
referencedIn Records, (inclusive), (bulk), 1959-2002, 1966-1998 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Records of the Forest Service. 1870 - 2008. Moving Images Relating to Activities in Alaska. 1940 - 2005. Begich-Boggs Visitor Center Dedication
referencedIn John A. Blatnik congressional papers., 1889-1991 (bulk 1947-1974). Minnesota Historical Society
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associatedWith Blatnik, John A. (John Anton), 1911-1991. person
associatedWith National Organization for Women. corporateBody
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Birth 1958

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