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Frank Murkowski

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Frank Murkowski
8th Governor of Alaska
In office
December 2, 2002 – December 4, 2006
LieutenantLoren Leman
Preceded byTony Knowles
Succeeded bySarah Palin
United States Senator
from Alaska
In office
January 3, 1981 – December 2, 2002
Preceded byMike Gravel
Succeeded byLisa Murkowski
3rd Alaska Commissioner of Economic Development
In office
December 5, 1966 – December 7, 1970
GovernorWally Hickel
Keith Miller
Preceded byWilliam Dickson
Succeeded byEverett Buness
Personal details
Frank Hughes Murkowski

(1933-03-28) March 28, 1933 (age 91)
Seattle, Washington, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Nancy Gore
(m. 1954)
Children6, including Lisa
EducationSeattle University (BS)
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/service United States Coast Guard
Years of service1955–1957

Frank Hughes Murkowski (/mərˈkski/; born March 28, 1933) is an American politician. He is a member of the Republican Party. He was a United States Senator from Alaska from 1981 until 2002. He was the eighth Governor of Alaska, from 2002 until 2006.[1] His daughter is U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski.

References[change | change source]

  1. Kestenbaum, Lawrence. "TPG: Murkowski". The Political Graveyard. Retrieved August 21, 2011.

Other websites[change | change source]

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