John Coghill

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John Coghill
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Majority Leader of the Alaska Senate
Assumed office
January 15, 2013
Preceded by Kevin Meyer
Member of the Alaska Senate
from the A district
F (2009–2013)
Assumed office
October 27, 2009
Preceded by Gene Therriault
Member of the Alaska House of Representatives
from the 11th district
32nd (1999–2003)
In office
January 19, 1999 – October 27, 2009
Preceded by Al Vezey
Succeeded by Tammie Wilson
Personal details
Born (1950-08-15) August 15, 1950 (age 64)
Fairbanks, Alaska, U.S.
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Luann
Children Shaun
Religion Christianity

John Bruce Coghill, Jr. is a Republican member of the Alaska Senate representing North Pole, Alaska. He was appointed to the Alaska Senate in 2009 and 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 five grandchildren. He also has a grand nephew named Joshua Coffman. Coghill graduated from Nenana Public High School in 1968.[4]

See also[edit]

Alaska Senate Majority Site

Alaska State House Majority Site

Alaska State Legislature Biography

Project Vote Smart profile


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