Jake Garn facts for kids
|United States Senator
December 21, 1974 – January 3, 1993
|Preceded by||Wallace F. Bennett|
|Succeeded by||Bob Bennett|
|28th Mayor of Salt Lake City|
1972 – December 20, 1974
|Preceded by||J. Bracken Lee|
|Succeeded by||Conrad B. Harrison|
Edwin Jacob Garn
October 12, 1932
|Spouse(s)||1) Hazel Thompson (deceased)
2) Kathleen Brewerton
|Alma mater||University of Utah|
Garn became the first sitting member of the United States Congress to fly in space when he flew aboard the Space Shuttle Discovery as a Payload Specialist during NASA mission STS-51-D (April 12–19, 1985).
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