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  Garn, Edwin Jacob "Jake"
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NameEdwin Jacob "Jake" Garn
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Salt Lake City, Utah , United States
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Born October 12, 1932 (86 years)
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May 25, 2016 05:20pm
Tags Pro-Term Limits - U.S. Navy - Latter Day Saints (Mormon) -
Infoborn in Richfield, Sanpete 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; engaged in the insurance business 1961-1968; served as aviator in United States Navy 1956-1960; 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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  11/04/1986 UT US Senate Won 72.31% (+45.75%)
  11/04/1980 UT US Senate Won 73.65% (+48.16%)
  12/21/1974 UT US Senate Appointment Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/05/1974 UT US Senate Won 49.99% (+5.92%)
  11/02/1971 Salt Lake City Mayor Won 72.56% (+45.12%)
ENDORSEMENTS
Salt Lake City Mayor - Primary - Sep 11, 2007 I Keith Christensen
UT Initiative 1 (Open Space) - Nov 02, 2004 YES Yes
UT Governor - R Primary - Jun 22, 2004 R Jon Huntsman
UT Governor - R Convention - May 08, 2004 R Jon Huntsman
Salt Lake City Mayor - Runoff - Nov 02, 1999 R Stuart C. Reid
Salt Lake City Mayor - General Election - Nov 07, 1995 D Deedee Corradini
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Oct 15, 1991 R Clarence Thomas
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Oct 02, 1990 R David Souter
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Feb 03, 1988 R Anthony M. Kennedy
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Oct 23, 1987 R Robert H. Bork
US Ambassador to Mozambique - Sep 11, 1987 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Sep 21, 1981 R Sandra Day O'Connor
US Ambassador to China - Feb 27, 1979 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Dec 17, 1975 R John Paul Stevens