Frank Murkowski

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Birthday
28, 1933
Birthplace
Washington
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
28, 1933 (age 85)
Birthplace
Washington

About

Republican politician who became the 8th Governor of Alaska in 2002 after serving the state in the Senate for over twenty years.

Before Fame

He received his BS in economics from Seattle University in 1955 before joining the U.S. Coast Guard.

Trivia

As Chairman of the Energy and Natural Resources Committee in the Senate, he argued and attempted unsuccessfully to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling.

Family Life

He had six children with his wife Nancy. His daughter Lisa succeeded him as the U.S. senator from Alaska.

Associated With

Sarah Palin succeeded him as the governor of Alaska.