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Karen Thurman
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Sex:F
Age:60
Birth Date:January 12, 1951
Astrology Sign:Capricron
Chinese Sign:Tiger - Yang
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Occupation:US Politician

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KAREN THURMAN
Karen Thurman

Biography:Karen Thurman is a former U.S. Representative from Florida. She is a Democrat.

She was born on January 12, 1951 in Rapid City, South Dakota, but has spent most of her life in Florida. She received her Associate's Degree from Santa Fe Community College in Starke, Florida in 1970 and her Bachelor's degree in education from the University of Florida in Gainesville in 1973.

Thurman was first elected to public office in 1974, when she won a seat on the city council of Dunnellon, Florida, on which she served until 1983. She served as Mayor of Dunnellon from 1979-1981. She served in the Florida state senate from 1983-1993, the last four years as president pro tempore.

Florida gained three congressional districts after the 1990 census. One of them was the 5th District, which stretched from Gainesville to the far northern portion of the Tampa Bay Area. It was an open secret that this district was drawn for Thurman. She was elected to the House from that district in 1992 and was reelected four more times with no serious opposition.

By the 2000 census, however, the Republicans controlled the state legislature, and they redrew the 5th to be slightly more friendly to Republicans. The new 5th was virtually coextensive with the district of State Senate President Pro Tem Ginny Brown-Waite. Nontheless, Thurman ran for reelection. Even though the redrawn district had gone narrowly for George W. Bush in 2000 (Al Gore had won her old district handily), Thurman just barely lost to Brown-Waite.

In 2005 Thurman was elected Chairman of the Florida Democratic Party (FDP), succeeding Chairman Scott Maddox, who resigned in order to seek the Democratic nomination for governor.


Chinese Horoscope for Karen Thurman
Includes characteristics and Vices
Karen Thurman's Chinese Horoscope
Chinese Year: February 17, 1950 - February 05, 1951
Birthday: January 12, 1951

The Tiger is a Yang,
and is the Third sign of the Chinese horoscope.

Characteristics:    
Fervor
Bravery
Magnetism
Good Luck
Benevolence
Authority
Vices:
Impetuosity
Hotheadedness
Disobedience
Swagger
Intemperance
Itinerancy


Personality and Character Cards:
Numerology is used to calculate tarot cards

Karen Thurman's Personality Tarot Card Justice - Personality Card

Birthday: January 12, 1951

Balance, wisdom and a need for rational, logical solutions.

Karen Thurman's Character Tarot Card The High Priestess - Character Card

Birthday: January 12, 1951

Wisdom, secrets to be revealed, and the development of intuition.


This year's Growth Tarot Card
Based on this year's birthday

Karen Thurman's Growth Tarot Card The Star

Birthday: January 12, 2011

Hope, promise, renewal, and light after darkness.

 

 

 

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