100 Years of Alaska's Legislature
"From Territorial Days to Today"
1913 to 2013
State & Territorial
Date/Place of Birth: 5/28/41; Carmi, IL
Occupation: Print Shop Owner
Spouse: Ethel Kungesuk
Children: Six Children
Residency in Alaska: Kodiak 1959-62; Old Harbor 1962-63; Fairbanks 1974-75; Valdez 1975-76; Anchorage 1976-present
Education: High School - East Side High School, East St. Louis, IL 1957
Military Service: U.S. Navy, 4 years service, E3
Political and Government Positions: State Representative; Chair, Economic Development Committee; Vice Chair, Rules Committee, State Affairs Committee; Member, Community & Regional Affairs Committee, Labor & Commerce Committee, International Trade & Tourism Committee, Special Committee on Oil & Gas, Legislative Council; Member, Telecommunications Information Council, Western Legislative Council, National Conference of State Legislatures, American Legislative Exchange Council, National Republican Legislators Association; Appointee, Finance Conference Committee on Department of Transportation Budget; Appointee, Alaska Job Training Council; Delegate, Pacific Northwest Economic Region National Republican Legislators Association
Business and Professional Positions: President, The Print Shop, Inc.; Longshoreman (20 years); Teamster (23 years)
Service Organization(s) Membership: American Legion Post #28; Common Sense For Alaska; National Rifle Association; Resource Development Council
Special Interests: Hunting, fishing, camping, enjoy reading cultural, historical and financial nonfiction.