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Ken Jacobsen's Biography
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Wife: Rachel; 2 Children, Sonja, Kiri
Attended, Christchurch Teachers' College, New Zealand
Attended, University of Washington
Senator, Washington State Senate, 1998-2011
Representative, Washington State House of Representatives, 1983-1996
Member, Washington State Commemorative Quarter Commission
Member, Washington State Trust for Historic Preservation
Vice Chair, Democratic Caucus, Washington State Senate, 2003
Vice Chair, Majority Caucus, Washington State Senate, 1999, 2001
No professional experience on file.
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Member, American Indian Endowment Committee
Founder, Annual Raoul Wallenberg Dinner
Chair, Bring the Purple Martin Back to Seattle
Member, Citizen Scholarship Foundation Advisory Board of America
Lifelong Member, Disabled American Veterans, present
Member, Friends of the University of Washington Library
Member, New Zealanders of Seattle Club
Education Advisory Committee, Nordic Heritage Museum
Member, North Seattle Community College Foundation
Member, Northwest Dollars for Scholars
Member, Ravenna and Thornton Creek Alliances
Former Board Member, Scholarship America
Member, Seattle Audubon Society
Member, Seattle Christchurch Sister City Association
Member, United States Foundation, Universidad Del Valle de Guatemala
Member, University of Washington Institute of Aging Advisory
Board Member, Washington Dollars for Scholars
Washington State Holocaust Education Resource Center
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