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


1913 to 2013

Juneau, Alaska

State & Territorial



Jack Coghill

OCCUPATION: Businessman from Nenana

BIRTH DATE/PLACE: 09/24/1925; Fairbanks, Alaska

EDUCATION: High School: Nenana, Alaska

SPOUSE: Frances Mae Gilbert

CHILDREN: Patricia Mae, John Bruce Jr., James Alexander, Jerald Francis, Paula, Jeffrey

MILITARY SERVICE: US Army, 1943-1946

EMPLOYMENT: Partner, Family Business, Nenana;
Mayor, Nenana

SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS: Chairman/Member, Republican State Central Committee; Organizer/1st President/Member, Alaska School Board Association; Member, V.F.W.; President/Member, Nenana School Board

OTHER: Delegate, Alaska Constitutional Convention; Candidate, Governor of Alaska, 1962; 8th Lieutenant Governor of Alaska, under Governor Walter Hickel, 1990-1994