100 Years of Alaska's Legislature
"From Territorial Days to Today"


1913 to 2013

Juneau, Alaska

State & Territorial



Sam Pestinger

SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS: Board Member, Anchorage Neighborhood Watch; Anchorage Crime Commission; Incorporator, Neighborhood Watch; Vice-chairman, Crime Commission, Anchorage Chamber of Commerce; Legislative Lobbyist for Anchorage Crime Commission

SPECIAL INTERESTS: Fishing

BIRTH DATE/PLACE: 1946; Kansas

SPOUSE: Suzanne

CHILDREN: Two daughters

OCCUPATION: Lawyer, Businessman

EDUCATION: High School: American Legion and track scholarships to Kansas University College/University: Kansas University, BA, 1968, Honor Student Post Graduate: Kansas University, Juris Doctor, 1971

EMPLOYMENT: Partner, Pestinger, McKay, and Stillner (law firm), Emphasis on business organization, finance and transportation; Admitted to US Supreme Court and Alaska Supreme Court; US Attorney for Alaska, emphasis on Criminal Prosecution; Criminal Prosecutor, FBI, Alaska; Business Law Instructor; Chairman, Citizens Advisory Committee, University of Alaska, Anchorage