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23rd Alaska State Legislature
The 23rd Alaska State Legislature
Alaska State Senator John Cowdery District O - Anchorage

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State Capitol, Room
Juneau, AK 99801-1182
Phone: (907)
Fax: (907) 465-2069
Toll Free: (888) 269-3879
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716 W. 4th Avenue, Suite 500
Anchorage, AK 99501
Phone: (907) 269-0222
Fax: (907) 269-0223

Elected to the House 1982, 1996, 1998
Elected to the Senate 2000, 2002



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Sheyna Imm
465-3879 (Jan-May)
269-0222 (June-Dec)
Richard Schmitz
465-4921 (Jan-May)
Annette Skibinski 465-3770 (Jan-May)
269-0222 (June-Dec)
Jenney Yousey
465-3879 (Jan-May)
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Date/Place of Birth:
February 11, 1930
Adrian, Missouri

Residency in Alaska:
Anchorage: 1950 - present

Occupation:
Construction Company Owner
Contractor

Education:
California

Family:
Wife - Juanita, since 1951
Children - Bill, Tom, & Pamela
Three Grand Children
Three Great Grand Children
Five generations of Alaskans

Alaska State Senate: 2001 - present
Chair, Rules Committee: 2003 - present
Chair, World Trade & State/Federal Relations
Chair, Transportation Committee: 2001 - 2003
Co-Chair, Transportation Committee: 2004
Vice-Chair, Transportation Committee:
     2005 - present
Co-Chair, Commission on Privatization:
     1999 - 2000
Vice-Chair, State Affairs Committee:
     2003 - 2004
Vice-Chair, Rules Committee: 2001 - 2002
Legislative Council Joint Committee: 2001 - present
Transportation Committee: 2001 - 2002
Judiciary Committee: 2001 - 2002
Finance Subcommittees:
   - Administration: 2004 - present
   - Court System: 2003 - present
   - Governor: 2003 - present
   - Legislature: 2001 - present
   - Revenue: 2003 - present
   - Corrections: 2001 - 2002
   - Fish & Game: 2001 - 2002
   - Public Safety: 2001 - 2002
Anchorage Caucus: 2001 - present

Alaska State House of Representatives: 1997 - 2000
Chair, Rules Committee: 1999 - 2000
Chair, Special Committee on International Trade and
     Tourism: 1997 - 2000
Vice-Chair, Resources Committee: 1999 - 2000
Vice-Chair, Special Committee on Utility
     Restructuring: 1999 - 2000
Vice-Chair, Special Committee on World Trade &
     State/Federal Relations: 1999 - 2000
Vice-Chair, Labor and Commerce Committee:
     1997 - 1998
Legislative Council Joint Committee: 1999 - 2000
Transportation Committee: 1997 - 2000
Special Committee on World Trade & State/Federal
     Relations: 1997 - 1998
Finance Subcommittees:
   - Community & Economic Development:
     1997 - 2000
   - Health & Social Services: 1999 - 2000
   - Labor & Workforce Development: 1999 - 2000
   - Revenue: 1999 - 2000
   - Transportation & Public Facilities: 1997 - 1998
Anchorage Caucus: 1997 - 2000

Political and Government Positions:
Formed the first "Anchorage Caucus"
Anchorage Municipality, with Mayor Tom Fink

Business and Professional Positions:
Background in finance, economics and engineering
Successful Business Owner

Service Organizations and Community Involvement:
Alaska Pioneers

Special Interests:
Family, Music, Boating, Flying, Photography

biography last updated 9/12/2006

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Rules Committee
Special Committee on World Trade & State/Federal Relations

Co-Chair:
Transportation Committee

Vice-Chair:
State Affairs Committee

Member:
Joint Legislative Council Committee

Finance Subcommittees:
Aministration
Court System
Governor
Legislature
Revenue


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