Shepherd, Karen (1940–)

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Shepherd, Karen (1940–)

American politician. Born July 5, 1940, in Silver City, Grant Co., New Mexico; University of Utah, BA, 1962; Brigham Young University, MA, 1963.

Taught high school English (1963–75); founded and owned a magazine publishing company (1978–88); was a Utah state senator (1991–93); representing Utah, elected as a Democrat to US House of Representatives (1992); lost bid for reelection (1994).