Nicholas Joseph Begich Edit Profile
Student Eveleth Junior College, 1950. Bachelor of Arts, St. Cloud State College, 1952. Master of Arts in Ednl.
Administration and Political Science, University of Minnesota, 1954. Postgraduate U. North Dakota.
Teacher, St. Cloud (Minnesota) High School, 1952-1956. Boys’ counselor West Anchorage High School, Anchorage, 1956-1957. Director student personnel Anchorage School District, 1957-1959.
Principal Ursa Minor School, Fort Richardson, Alaska, 1959-1963. Superintendent schools, Fort Richardson School System, 1963-1968. Member Alaska Senate, 1963-1971, minority whip, 1967-1971.
Member 92d Congress from Alaska at large, 1971-1972.
Member National Compact of Education, 1967. Member National Education Association (life), Alaska, Fort Richardson (past president) education associations.
Married Pegge Jendro, December 29, 1956. Children: Nichelle, Nicholas J., Thomas, Mark, Stephanie, Paul.