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Juris KARLSONS

member of parliament

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.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tourism; full political and economic independence of Latvia.