KARNES, David Kemp, (1948 - )

Senate Years of Service: 1987-1989
Party: Republican

KARNES, David Kemp, a Senator from Nebraska; born in Omaha, Nebr., December 12, 1948; attended the public schools; graduated, University of Nebraska and from the same university’s law school; White House fellow 1981; executive assistant to Under Secretary of Housing and Urban Development 1982; special counsel, Federal Home Loan Bank Board 1983; chairman of Federal Home Loan Bank of Topeka Board of Directors 1983-1987; general counsel for agribusiness and merchandising firm 1983-1987; appointed on March 11, 1987, as a Republican to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy in the term ending January 3, 1989, caused by the death of Edward Zorinsky, and served from March 11, 1987, until January 3, 1989; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1988; resumed the practice of law.