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Frank Hughes Murkowski

Banker , politician

Frank MURKOWSKI, American banker and politician. American and Alaskan Bankers' Associations, Alaska Conservation Society.

Background

MURKOWSKI, Frank was born in March 1933 in Seattle, Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Frank Michael and Helen (Hughes) Murkowski.

Education

Student, Santa Clara University, California, 1952—1953. Bachelor in Economics, Seattle University, 1955.

Career

With Pacific National Bank of Seattle, 1957-1958, National Bank of Alaska, Anchorage, 1959-1967. Assistant vice president, manager National Bank of Alaska (Wrangell branch), 1963-1966. Vice president charge business development National Bank of Alaska, Anchorage, 1966-1967.

Commissioner department economic development State of Alaska, Juneau, 1967-1970. President Alaska National Bank, Fairbanks, 1971-1980. United States Senator from Alaska, 1981—2002.

Ranking member Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Member Committee on Finance, Vets Affairs Committee, Indian Affairs Committee, Japan-United States Friendship Committee. Member intelligence committee foreign affairs.

Governor State of Alaska, Juneau, 2002—2006. Republican nominee for United States Congress from Alaska, 1970. Chairman Canada-United States Interparliamentary Group.

Membership

Former vice president British Columbia and Alaska Board Trade. Member United States Holocaust Museum Council Served with United States Coast Guard, 1955-1957. Member American Automobile Association, American Veterans of World War II, Korea, Vietnam, National Rifle Association, American Legion, Ducks Unlimited, Reserve Officer's Association, Alaska World Affairs Council, Coalition American Veterans, Alaska Native Brotherhood, American Bankers Association, Alaska Bankers Association (president 1973), Young President's Organization, Alaska Chamber of Commerce (president 1977), Anchorage C. of Chamber (board directors 1966), Fairbanks C. of Chamber (board directors 1973-1978), Pioneers of Alaska, International Alaska Nippon Kai, Capital Hill Club, Washington Athletic Club, Elks, Lions.

Connections

Married Nancy Rena Gore, August 28, 1954. Children: Carol Victoria Murkowski Sturgulewski, Lisa Ann Murkowski Martell, Frank Michael, Eileen Marie Murkowski Van Wyhe, Mary Catherine Murkowski Judson, Brian Patrick.

father:
Frank Michael Murkowski

mother:
Helen (Hughes) Murkowski

spouse:
Nancy Rena Gore

child:
Carol Victoria Murkowski Sturgulewski Murkowski

child:
Lisa Ann Murkowski Martell Murkowski

child:
Frank Michael Murkowski

child:
Eileen Marie Murkowski Van Wyhe Murkowski

child:
Mary Catherine Murkowski Judson Murkowski

child:
Brian Patrick Murkowski