John Coghill

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John Coghill
Member of the Alaska Senate
from the A district
Assumed office
October 27, 2009
Preceded by Gene Therriault
Member of the Alaska House of Representatives
from the 11th district
In office
January 20, 2003 – October 27, 2009
Preceded by (redistricting took effect)
Succeeded by Tammie Wilson
Member of the Alaska House of Representatives
from the 32nd district
In office
January 19, 1999 – January 19, 2003
Preceded by Al Vezey
Succeeded by (redistricting takes effect)
Personal details
Born (1950-08-15) August 15, 1950 (age 63)
Fairbanks, Alaska
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Luann
Children Shaun, Joshua, Jayme
Residence North Pole, Alaska
Alma mater Nenana Public School
Occupation Small Business Owner
Religion Christian

John Bruce Coghill, Jr. is a Republican member of the Alaska Senate, appointed to represent district F in 2009. He has been the Senate Majority Leader since January 2013.

Cohgill was first elected to the legislature as a state representative for district 32 in 1998.[1][2] He served for 5 years in the United States Air Force and reached the rank of staff sergeant.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Coghill is the son of former Lieutenant Governor of Alaska Jack Coghill.

Coghill has a wife, Luann, and three children, Shaun (John), Joshua & Jayme, and four grandchildren. Coghill graduated from Nenana Public High School in 1968.[4]

See also[edit]

Alaska State House Majority Site

Alaska State Legislature Biography

Project Vote Smart profile


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