STARKEY, Frank Thomas, (1892 - 1968)


STARKEY, Frank Thomas, a Representative from Minnesota; born in St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn., February 18, 1892; attended the public schools; business representative of the Milk Drivers Union 1917-1933 and 1942-1944; member of the State house of representatives 1923-1933, serving as chief clerk in 1933; member of the State Industrial Commission 1933-1939; vice president of the Minnesota State Federation of Labor for twelve years, serving as director of its research division 1939-1942; member of the Ramsey County Civil Service Commission 1942-1944; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-ninth Congress (January 3, 1945-January 3, 1947); unsuccessful for reelection in 1946 to the Eightieth Congress; writer for trade magazines; commissioner, Department of Employment Security, St. Paul, Minn., 1955-1965; died in St. Paul, Minn., May 14, 1968; cremated; ashes interred in Calvary Cemetery.