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politician , member of the Utah House of Representatives

Nolan Eldon Karras, American investment advisor. Certified Public Accountant, Colorado, Utah; registered investment advisory, Utah. Recipient Outstanding Legislator award American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, 1986, Distinguished Alumnus award Weber State University, 1990, Outstanding Alumnus award Beta Alpha Psi, 1988-1989.


Karras, Nolan Eldon was born on December 30, 1944 in Ogden, Utah, United States. Son of Orien John and Afton Elaine (Green) Karras.


Bachelor of Science, Weber State University, 1970. Master of Business Administration, University Utah, 1970. HHD (honorary), College of E. Utah, 1990.


Accountant, Arthur Andersen & Company, Denver, 1970-1972;accountant, Peat, Marwick & Mitchell, Salt Lake City, 1972-1975;accountant, Schmitt, Griffiths & Smith, Ogden, 1975-1979;finance vice president, Jack B. Parson Companies, Ogden, 1979-1993;registered representative, Investment Management & Research, Roy, Utah., since 1985;president, Superior Air Handling Corporation, Cldarfield, Utah., 1990-1991. Board directors Pacificorp, Utah Power & Light.


  • Certified Public Accountant, Colorado, Utah. Registered investment advisory, Utah.


Karras is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).


The Heavenly Mother is like the Heavenly Father: perfect, wise, compassionate, and holy. Every human being is a beloved spirit child of heavenly parents, God the Father and a Heavenly Mother.


Member Utah House of Representatives, Salt Lake City, 1981-1990, majority leade, 1987-1988, speaker, 1989-1990. Advisory om. Salt Lake City Olympic Bid Committee, 1989-1990. With United States Army Reserve, 1963-1969.

Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (Public Service award 1987), Utah Association of Certified Public Accountants (Distinguished Service award 1987), Ogden/Weber C. of Chamber (board directors 1989-1993).


Married Lynda Francel Purrington, November 22, 1967. Children: Brett N., Jodie Lynn, Darrin O.

Orien John Karras

Afton Elaine (Green) Karras

Lynda Francel Purrington

Brett N. Karras

Jodie Lynn Karras

Darrin O. Karras