Karl Turner (Maine politician)

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Karl W. Turner
Member of the Maine Senate
from the 11th district
In office
Preceded by Jeffery Butland
Succeeded by Gerald Davis
Personal details
Born (1942-03-23) March 23, 1942 (age 75)
Eastport, Maine
Political party Republican

Karl W. Turner (born March 23, 1942) is an American politician and businessperson from Maine. Turner served as a Republican State Senator from Maine's 11th District, representing part of Cumberland County, including the population centers of Falmouth and his residence in Cumberland. He served from 2000 to 2008, when he was replaced by fellow Republican Gerald Davis.[1]

Turner served on the town council of Falmouth, Maine from 1985 to 1991. On August 8, 2011, Turner was appointed as trustee of the University of Maine system.[2][3]


Turner was born on March 23, 1942 in Eastport, Maine. He graduated from the University of Maine with a bachelor of science in mechanical engineering in 1965.[1]