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


1913 to 2013

Juneau, Alaska

State & Territorial



Jim Elkins

BIRTH DATE/PLACE: 04/19/1937; Bend, Oregon

SPOUSE: Nancy

CHILDREN: Jamie, Jeanette

EDUCATION: High School: Albany High School, 1956 College/University: University of Oregon; Oregon State College

MILITARY SERVICE: Oregon National Guard, 6 years of service, honorably discharged

OTHER: One of original 7 incorporators of the Ketchikan Alcohol Recovery (KAR) House.

OCCUPATION: Retired Business Owner & Lobbyist from Ketchikan

EMPLOYMENT: Owner/Operator, Focsle, Inc.; Lobbyist, City of Valdez; Lobbyist, City of Saxman; Lobbyist, Ketchikan Gateway Borough; Lobbyist, Ketchikan Public Utilities; Lobbyist, Ketchikan School District

SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS: Member, Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce; Member, Ketchikan Vistitors Bureau; Member, BPOE; Member, American Legion; Member, Moose Lodge; Member, Masonic Lodge; Lifetime Member, Ketchikan Rod and Gun Club; Member, Ketchikan CHARR; Honorary Lifetime Member, Alaska State CHARR

SPECIAL INTERESTS: Family, Political History - especially Western and Alaskan history