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Nicholas Joseph "Nick" Begich, Sr. (April 6, 1932 – Undetermined; presumably October 16, 1972) was a Democratic Party member of the United States House of Representatives from Alaska. He disappeared after his plane crashed in 1972. is the 96th day of the year (97th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link will display full 1932 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Death in absentia describes a legal finding of death if a person has been missing for more than a certain period of time. ... is the 289th day of the year (290th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... Type Bicameral Speaker of the House of Representatives House Majority Leader Nancy Pelosi, (D) since January 4, 2007 Steny Hoyer, (D) since January 4, 2007 House Minority Leader John Boehner, (R) since January 4, 2007 Members 435 plus 4 Delegates and 1 Resident Commissioner Political groups Democratic Party Republican Party... For other uses, see Alaska (disambiguation). ... Missing persons redirects here. ... Capt. ...

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Early life and political career

The son of Croatian immigrants,[1] Nick Begich was born and raised in Eveleth, Minnesota, having attended Saint Cloud State University and the University of Minnesota before pursuing his doctorate at the University of Colorado and the University of North Dakota. Eveleth is a city located in St. ... St. ... This article is about the oldest and largest campus of the University of Minnesota. ... The University of Colorado at Boulder (CU-Boulder, UCB officially[3]; Colorado and CU colloquially) is the flagship university of the University of Colorado System in Boulder, Colorado. ... The University of North Dakota (UND) is a comprehensive, public university in Grand Forks, North Dakota, USA. UND is the largest and oldest university in the state of North Dakota. ...


Begich took a position as first an expeditor and then a counselor in Anchorage, Alaska in 1956. He later worked in the administrative offices of Anchorage School District and then became Superintendent of Schools at Fort Richardson, Alaska. in 1962, while Superintendent at Fort Richardson, he was elected to the state senate where he served for eight years. He also taught Political Science during this time at the University of Alaska in Anchorage. Fort Richardson is a United States Army installation in the U.S. state of Alaska, adjacent to the city of Anchorage. ... For other uses, see Alaska (disambiguation). ...


Election to Congress and disappearance

In 1970, Begich was elected to the at-large seat for the state of Alaska, defeating banker Frank Murkowski (later a US Senator and eventually Governor of Alaska). In 1972, he faced Republican candidate, state senator Don Young. On October 16, 1972, he was aboard a twin engine Cessna 310 along with Congressman Hale Boggs of Louisiana, the Majority Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives, when the plane disappeared during a flight from Anchorage to Juneau. The only others on board were Begich's aide, Russell Brown, and the pilot, Don Jonz;[2] the four were heading to a campaign fundraiser for Begich. Year 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... GOP redirects here. ... Donald Edwin (Don) Young (born June 9, 1933) has been the sole congressman from Alaska in the United States House of Representatives since 1973. ... is the 289th day of the year (290th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1968 Cessna 310N The Cessna 310 was the first twin-engine aircraft design from Cessna to enter production after World War II. The 310 first flew on January 3, 1953 with deliveries starting in late 1954. ... Thomas Hale Boggs Sr. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  US Government Portal      Party leaders of the United States House of Representatives are elected by their... This article is about the city in the U.S. state of Alaska. ... Bold text Location in Juneau City and Borough, Alaska Coordinates: , Country State Borough Juneau City and Borough Founded 1881 Incorporated 1890 Government  - Mayor Bruce Botelho Area  - City  3,255. ...


In the largest search ever mounted by the U.S. military,[citation needed] Coast Guard, Navy, and Air Force planes searched for the party. On November 24, 1972, after thirty-nine days, the search was abandoned. Neither the wreckage of the plane nor the pilot's and passengers' remains were ever found. All were presumed dead on December 29, 1972, Begich was forty years old. The accident prompted Congress to pass a law mandating emergency locator transmitters (now called emergency position-indicating rescue beacons) in all U.S. civil aircraft. Posthumously, Begich won the 1972 election with 56% to Don Young's 44%. However, after Begich's declared death, a special election was called which was won by Young. USCG HH-65 Dolphin USCG HH-60J JayHawk USCG HC-130H departs Mojave USCG HC-130H on International Ice Patrol duties The United States Coast Guard (USCG) is at all times a branch of the U.S. military, a maritime law enforcement agency, and a federal regulatory body. ... USN redirects here. ... “The U.S. Air Force” redirects here. ... is the 328th day of the year (329th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Death in absentia describes a legal finding of death if a person has been missing for more than a certain period of time. ... is the 363rd day of the year (364th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Emergency position-indicating Radio beacons (EPIRB), Emergency Locator Transmitters (ELT) and Personal Locator Beacons, are tracking transmitters that operate as part of the Cospas-Sarsat Satellite System [1]. When activated, the beacons send out a distress signal that allows the beacon to be located by the satellite system and search... Flying machine redirects here. ... A by-election or bye-election is a special election held to fill a political office when the incumbent has died or resigned. ...


Nick Begich's third son, Mark Begich, is the current mayor of Anchorage, Alaska. His eldest son, Dr. Nick Begich, is the co-author of "Angels Don't Play This HAARP" (ISBN 978-0964881204) hosts a weekend radio show and sells online ceramic cell-phone protectors. [1] His two daughters Nichelle, the eldest child, and Stephanie are teachers in the Anchorage School District. His second son Tom is a musician and also a trainer and professional in the field of juvenile justice. His youngest child, Paul, is a former Nordstrom's executive living in Seattle. His widow Pegge Begich ran for the U. S. House seat in 1984 and 1986, but was defeated. She is retired and presently lives in Nevada. Mark Begich (born 1962) is an American Democratic politician and the current mayor of Anchorage, Alaska. ... This article is about the city in the U.S. state of Alaska. ...

Preceded by
Howard W. Pollock
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Alaska

1971-1972
Succeeded by
Don Young

Howard Wallace Pollock (born April 11, 1920) is an American politician who once was a Republican Representative from Alaska. ... These are tables of congressional delegations from Alaska to the United States Senate and United States House of Representatives. ... Alaskas At-large congressional district comprises the entire state of Alaska. ... Donald Edwin (Don) Young (born June 9, 1933) has been the sole congressman from Alaska in the United States House of Representatives since 1973. ...

See also

Thomas Hale Boggs Sr. ... Mark Begich (born 1962) is an American Democratic politician and the current mayor of Anchorage, Alaska. ... Death in absentia describes a legal finding of death if a person has been missing for more than a certain period of time. ... This is an incomplete list, which may never be able to satisfy certain standards for completeness. ...

Notes

  1. ^ Begich, Tom. (2006-04-30). "Tom Begich: Politics first - Part of growing up in a political family with a man who was a workaholic was I didn't know my father." Interviewed by Judy Ferguson. Anchorage Daily News. Retrieved on 2007-04-04. Tom Begich says of his father, "Until I was nearly 12, I grew up with a man who was a legend, the son of Croatian immigrants, but who disappeared Oct. 16, 1972, into the clouds."
  2. ^ Hale Boggs — Missing in Alaska. Famous Missing Aircraft. Check-Six. Retrieved on 2007-04-15.

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External links

The Biographical Directory of the United States Congress is a biographical dictionary of all members of both houses of the United States Congress, past and present. ...

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