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John Coghill

John Coghill
Majority Leader of the
Alaska State Senate
Assumed office
January 15, 2013
Preceded by Kevin Meyer
Member of the Alaska Senate
from the A district
Assumed office
January 15, 2013
Preceded by redistricted
Member of the Alaska Senate
from the F district
In office
October 27, 2009 – January 15, 2013
Preceded by Gene Therriault
Succeeded by redistricted
Member of the Alaska House of Representatives
from the 11th district
In office
January 20, 2003 – October 27, 2009
Preceded by redistricted
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 redistricted
Personal details
Born (1950-08-15) August 15, 1950
Fairbanks, Alaska
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Luann
Children Shaun
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 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

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

Alaska Senate Majority Site

Alaska State House Majority Site

Alaska State Legislature Biography

Project Vote Smart profile


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External links

  • John Coghill at 100 Years of Alaska's Legislature

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