Joseph Graba was born March 3, 1938 in Wadena County, Minnesota. He graduated from Bemidji State College with a B.S. in Biology. Mr. Graba undertook some graduate work at Bemidji and Colorado State College. During Mr. Graba's years in office (1970-76) he was active in the field of Education, being chairman of the Education Committee for the Midwest Conference of the Council of State Governments. Joe was the state representative (DFL Party) for District 10-B until his retirement from public office in 1976.
The Joseph Graba papers consist of constituent correspondence. The material is arranged by topic and chronologically within the folders.