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Joseph Paul Josephson

Joseph Paul Josephson, American lawyer. Bar: Alaska 1961. Chairman S. Center Alaska American Red Cross, 1964-1965; Candidate United States Senate, 1970; member, deputy chairman Greater Anchorage Charter Commission, 1975-1976. Served with Army of the United States, 1955-1957. Member American, Alaska, Anchorage bar associations, American Arbitration Association (arbitrator since 1977).

Background

  • Josephson, Joseph Paul was born on June 3, 1933 in Trenton, New Jersey, United States. Son of David S. and Jenny (Randelman) Josephson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Chicago, 1953. Juris Doctor, Catholic University America, 1960.

    Career

    • Since practiced in, Anchorage. Legislation assistant to territorial delegate and United States Senator from Alaska, 1957-1960. Member Alaska House of Representatives, Juneau, 1963-1967.

      Acting mayor Anchorage, 1968. Member Alaska Senate, 1969-1972, 83-89, chairman senate majority caucus, chairman committee on health, education and social services, 1983-1985, member Anchorage charter committee, 1990. Co-chairman Joint Federal-State Land Use Planning Commission for Alaska, 1972-1974.

      Assemblyman Municipality of Anchorage, 1980-1982. Lecturer Alaska Pacific University, 1983, 88, University Alaska, since 1990.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Alaska 1961.

    Works

    • Editorial board: Catholic University American Law Rev, 1959-1960. Columnist: Anchorage Daily News, 1976-1979. Contributing editor: Alaska Bar Association Newspaper.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Chairman S. Center Alaska American Red Cross, 1964-1965. Candidate United States Senate, 1970. Member, deputy chairman Greater Anchorage Charter Commission, 1975-1976.

    Served with Army of the United States, 1955-1957. Member American, Alaska, Anchorage bar associations, American Arbitration Association (arbitrator since 1977).

    Connections

    • Married Virginia McKinney. Children: Peter, Andrew, Sarah, Anna, Amelia.
    • father: David S. Josephson
    • mother: Jenny (Randelman) Josephson
    • spouse: Virginia McKinney
    • children: Peter Josephson
    • Andrew Josephson
    • Sarah Josephson
    • Anna Josephson
    • Amelia Josephson
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