MS 207 - David Karmol Collection
|Title||MS 207 - David Karmol Collection|
The papers of Ohio State Representative David Karmol date from April 1979 to June 1981. They consist of 1 linear foot of correspondence, legislation, newspaper columns and news releases.
Representative Karmol's papers were donated to the Women's Studies Archives Project (WSAP) of the Center for Archival Collections (CAC) in October 1981 at the same time his mother's papers were donated. This donation was made possible through the cooperation of David Karmol and Ann M. Bowers, Curator of Manuscripts of the CAC. Literary and property rights have been dedicated to the public and duplication is permitted for the purposes of preservation and scholarly research. The register was prepared by Mark Daymude in September 1991.
David Karmol served in the Ohio General Assembly from 1979 to 1982. He was appointed to fill the seat vacated by the death of his mother, Irma Karmol. Mr. Karmol served the 44th District, which consists of southwest Toledo, Ottawa Hills, and parts of Sylvania and Springfield townships. He completed his mother's term and was reelected on his own. He did not pursue reelection in 1982.
Mr. Karmol served on the Conference, Judiciary, and Human Resource committees. Like his mother, he was interested in child abuse, health care, energy conservation. Also, he was very interested in criminal corrections.
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David Karmol's papers cover the period just after his appointment until the middle of 1981.
The bulk of the correspondence is between Mr. Karmol and his constituents. Most pertains to Mr. Karmol's position or a constituent's opinion on various legislative matters.
The legislation covers topics such as abortion, the death penalty, and Criminal insanity. A part of the legislation was begun by his mother, Irma, which was passed during his term.
The news releases and newspaper columns date from the first seven months of Mr. Karmol's term. They are helpful in establishing Mr. Karmol's position on various issues.
NEWS RELEASES/NEWSPAPER COLUMNS.