Bob Lynn

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Bob Lynn
Member of the Alaska House of Representatives
from the 31st district
Assumed office
January 20, 2003
Personal details
Born (1933-02-23) February 23, 1933 (age 84)
East Los Angeles, California
Political party Republican
Residence Anchorage, Alaska
Alma mater University of Arizona, California State University, Long Beach
Profession educator, real estate broker
Religion Roman Catholic

Bob Lynn (born February 23, 1933) is a Republican member of the Alaska House of Representatives, representing the 31st District since 2002. He is currently serving as Chair of the State Affairs Committee, is Vice-Chair of the Judiciary Committee, and is a member of the Transportation Committee and Joint Armed Forces Committees. He also serves on the Labor & Workforce Development, Military & Veterans' Affairs, and Public Safety Finance Subcommittees, for the 28th Legislature.[1] Bob Lynn is a retired fighter pilot with the United States Air Force and a Vietnam Veteran.[2]

Alaska Legislature[edit]

During the 2011-2012 legislative session, Lynn chaired the State Affairs Committee in the Alaska House.


  • 2012 Lynn won the November 6, 2012 General election with 63% of the vote against Democratic nominee Lupe Marroquin.[3]
  • 2014 Lynn won the November 4, 2014 General election with 67% of the vote against Democratic nominee Bill Goodell.[4]
  • 2016 In the August 15th Republican primary, Lynn was defeated 59-31% by Chris Birch.[5] Birch will face Democrat David Gillespie in the general election.[6]

Personal life[edit]

Lynn and his wife Marlene (née Wagner) have six children, and twenty-one grandchildren. Lynn was born in East Los Angeles, California, where he graduated from the Garfield High School. He received a Bachelor of Arts from University of Arizona, and received a Master of Arts from California State University, Long Beach. He is also a graduate of the "Education with Industry" program of the Air University. He served as mayor pro-tem and city councilman of the City of Moreno Valley, Riverside County, California, and was instrumental in the founding of that city in 1984.[7]


  1. ^ "Rep. Bob Lynn - 27th AK Legislature House Majority". 2012-08-27. Retrieved 2012-09-03. 
  2. ^ "Rep. Lynn's Biography - 27th AK Legislature House Majority". Retrieved 2012-09-03. 
  3. ^ "State of Alaska 2012 General Election November 6, 2012 Official Results". Juneau, Alaska: State of Alaska Division of Elections. Retrieved September 3, 2016. 
  4. ^ "State of Alaska 2014 General Election November 4, 2014 Official Results". Juneau, Alaska: State of Alaska Division of Elections. Retrieved September 3, 2016. 
  5. ^ 2016 Alaska Primary Elections, Alaska Public Media, Wesley Early, August 16, 2016. Retrieved 3 September 2016.
  6. ^ Democrats swap house candidates in big to replace Bob Lynn in South Anchorage, Alaska Dispatch News, September 3, 2016. Retrieved 4 September 2016.
  7. ^ "The Alaska State Legislature". 1933-02-23. Retrieved 2012-09-03. 

External links[edit]

  • Bob Lynn at 100 Years of Alaska's Legislature