Karen L. THURMAN, Congress, FL (1951)


THURMAN, Karen L., a Representative from Florida; born in Rapid City, Pennington County, S.Dak., January 12, 1951; A.A., Santa Fe Community College, Starke, Fla., 1970; B.A., University of Florida, Gainesville, Fla., 1973; member of the Dunnellon, Fla., city council, 1974-1982; mayor of Dunnellon, Fla., 1979-1981; member of the Florida state senate, 1983-1993; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Third and to the four succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1993-January 3, 2003); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Eighth Congress in 2002.


”Karen L. Thurman” in Women in Congress, 1917-2006. Prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of History & Preservation, U. S. House of Representatives. Washington: Government Printing Office, 2006.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present