McCARTHY, Karen, (1947 - 2010)

Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

McCARTHY, Karen, a Representative from Missouri; born in Haverhill, Essex County, Mass., March 18, 1947; graduated from Shawnee Mission East High School, Shawnee Mission, Kans., 1965; B.A., University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kans., 1969; M.A., University of Missouri, Kansas City, Mo., 1976; John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., 1982; M.B.A., University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kans., 1986; teacher; member of the Missouri state house of representatives, 1977-1995; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Fourth and to the four succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1995- January 3, 2005); not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Ninth Congress in 2004; died on October 5, 2010, in Overland Park, Kans.


”Karen McCarthy” in Women in Congress, 1917-2006. Prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of History & Preservation, U. S. House of Representatives. Washington: Government Printing Office, 2006.