Karth, Joseph E. (Joseph Edward), 1922-2005

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Joseph E. Karth, a U.S. representative (Democratic-Farmer-Labor) from the Minnesota fourth district, was born in 1922 in New Brighton, Minnesota. He was educated in Ramsey County elementary schools and North St. Paul High School, and studied engineering at the University of Nebraska. Karth served in the Minnesota House of Representatives from 1950 until 1958, when he was first elected to Congress. In Congress, Karth's committee assignments included Merchant Marine and Fisheries and, Ways and Means Committees. He chaired the Subcommittee on Space Science and Applications of the committee on Science and Astronautics. He announced his retirement before the 1976 elections.

From the guide to the Joseph E. Karth Congressional Papers., 1959-1977., (Minnesota Historical Society)

Karth was Acting Chairman of the Subcommittee on NASA Oversight.

From the description of Request for copy of the Kelley Report prior to commencement of hearings on the Ranger Project : letter to James E. Webb, NASA Administrator, 1964 Apr 20. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733100519

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creatorOf Karth, Joseph E.,. Request for copy of the Kelley Report prior to commencement of hearings on the Ranger Project : letter to James E. Webb, NASA Administrator, 1964 Apr 20. Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives
creatorOf State Capitol Employees Union Local 597 (Saint Paul, Minn.). Local 597 records, 1960-1966. Minnesota Historical Society Library
creatorOf Karth, Joseph E. (Joseph Edward), 1922-. Joseph E. Karth : commercials , 1968. University of Oklahoma, Political Community Archives
creatorOf Joseph E. Karth Congressional Papers., 1959-1977. Minnesota Historical Society.
creatorOf Pickering, William H., 1910-2004. William H. Pickering Office File Collection, 1955-1976. Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives
creatorOf Williams, Howard Yolen, 1889-1973. Howard Y. Williams and family papers, [ca. 1908]-1973. Minnesota Historical Society Library
referencedIn Louis Lerman papers, 1917-1978 (bulk 1955-1974). Minnesota Historical Society.
creatorOf Gadler, Steve J. Steve J. Gadler papers, 1956-1985. Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
creatorOf Lerman, Louis Edward, 1894-. Louis E. Lerman papers, 1917-1978 (bulk 1955-1974). Minnesota Historical Society Library
referencedIn Rayburn, Sam, papers 92-172, 92-257, 92-389, 92-415, 94-017, 96-066, 96-177, 97-347, 98-130, 2008-225, 2009-008. 29749116., 1831, 1845, 1903-2007 Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin .
creatorOf Pickering, William H., 1910-2004. William H. Pickering Speech Collection, 1955-1975. Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives
referencedIn Papers, 1920-1995. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Jet Propulsion Laboratory (U.S.) Office of the Director. Office of the Director Ceremonial and Visitation Collection, 1960 - 1973. Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives
creatorOf Karth, Joseph Edward, 1922-. Joseph Karth congressional files, 1959-1977. Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
referencedIn Minnesota Friends of Cyprus. Records, 1967-1981. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
referencedIn St. Croix River Association records., 1917-1988. Minnesota Historical Society.
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Ramsey County (Minn.)
United States
Minnesota
Subject
Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975
United States. Congress. House. House Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries
Wilderness areas
Democratic--Farmer--Labor Party. 4th District (Ramsey County, Minn.)
United States--Economic policy
United States. Congress. House
Political Campaigns
Wilderness areas--Minnesota
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Elections
Advertising, political
Energy policy--United States
Television advertising
Energy policy
Ranger 6 lunar probe
United States. Congress. House Committee on Science and Astronautics
Elections--Minnesota
Environmental policy--United States
Taxation--United States
Taxation
Ramsey County (Minn.)
United States. Congress. House Ways and Means Committee
Electioneering--Minnesota
Ranger project :
Environmental policy
Occupation
Legislators--United States
Politicians--Minnesota
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Birth 1922-08-26

Death 2005-05-29

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