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Juris KARLSONS

Juris KARLSONS, Latvian Member of Parliament. Honoured Rationalizer, VEF radio plant, 1982. Latvian National Independence Movement, constitution faction.

Background

  • KARLSONS, Juris was born on June 1, 1946 in Riga. Parents: Georgs Karlsons and Asja Karlsons (née Rucins) (née Labane), 1972.

  • Education

    • Polytechnical Institute, Riga, radio engineering, 1975-1980. Spoken languages: English, Russian.

    Career

    • Chief, Bureau of Latvian Independence Movement. Special Design Office, Latvian Academy of Sciences, since 1988. Member. Board of Popular Front of Latvia, since 1988.

      Deputy Chairman, Commission of T rade and Service, since 1990. Controller of radio equipment, later head of office, VEF radio plant engineering research department, 1965-1986. Chief designer, Special Design Office, Latvian Academy of Sciences, since 1986.

      Member. Board of Latvian Industrial Bank, since 1992.

    Works

    • Three press publications on repair and use of radiometric equipment. Two articles for Latvian Academy of Sciences on electronic diagnostics.

    Religion

    Lutheran.

    Membership

    Latvian National Independence Movement, constitution faction. Clubs: sports club, VEF.

    Personality

    Interests

    Tourism; full political and economic independence of Latvia.

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    Born June 1, 1946
    (age 71)
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