Fraser, Donald M. - from United States

ID: 273411
Organization: TTC
Country of meeting: in the year 1975

In 1954, Fraser was elected to the Minnesota Senate and served for eight years. In 1962, he was elected to the House of Representatives from Minnesota's Fifth District. He served there in the 88th, 89th, 90th, 91st, 92nd, 93rd, 94th, and 95th congresses, from January 3, 1963 until January 3, 1979. Fraser is now best known for his work as the chair of the International Organizations and Movements subcommittee, a post he used to hold hearings on human rights violations in U.S. allies. As the historian Barbara Keys has shown, from 1973 to 1976, Fraser was a key leader in Congress in drafting legislation to reduce U.S. aid to countries whose governments engaged in a pattern of "gross violations of human rights.

Mayor of Minneapolis (1980-93)
US Congressman, Minnesota 5th (3-Jan-1963 to 3-Jan-1979)
Minnesota State Senate 29th (1954-62)
Americans for Democratic Action President (1974-76)

Activities in the Orangization:
North America