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


1913 to 2013

Juneau, Alaska

State & Territorial



Bill Thomas

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Date/Place of Birth:
June 1, 1947
Haines, Alaska

Residency in Alaska:
Haines: 1947 - 1974
Klukwan: 1974 - 1991
Haines: 1991 - present

Occupation:
Fisherman

Family:
Spouse - Joyce Marie
Children - Rhett, Danny, Gabriel, Cole, Rhiannon

Education:
Haines High: 1965
University of Alaska: 1965

Military:
U.S. Army, 2 years
Vietnam Veteran
Good Conduct
Crew Chief Wings
Sharpshooter Army Appreciation Award

Alaska State House of Representatives:
Co-Chair, Community & Regional Affairs Committee: 2005 - 2006
Co-Chair, Fisheries Committee, 2005 0- 2006
Member, Education Committee: 2005 - 2006
Member, Finance Committee: 2007 - 2008
Member, Fisheries Committee: 2005 - 2006
Member, Military & Veterans’ Affairs Committee: 2005 - 2006
Member, Transportation Committee: 2005 - 2006
Finance Subcommittees:
   - Chair, Administration: 2007 - 2008
   - Chair, Fish & Game: 2007 - 2008
   - Commerce, Community & Economic Development: 2005 - 2006
   - Fish & Game: 2005 - 2006
   - Transportation: 2005 - 2006

Other Political and Government Positions:
Haines Borough Assembly, 4 years
Haines School Board, 4 years

Business and Professional Positions:
Klukwan, Inc. - Former Chairman & CEO
Chilkoot Indian Assocations Council Member

Service Organizations and Community Involvement:
Past member of the board of directors, Southeast Alaska Fisherman’s Alliance
United Fisherman of Alaska, Lifetime Member
Honorary Lifetime Member - American Legion

Special Interests:
Commerical Fisherman, gillnet - 37 years, halibut longline - 31 years, shrimp - 4 years