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Legislature(1957-1958)

Committee/Member Information


Samuel Cotten
LEGISLATIVE SERVICE:
1975-1982 Representative District  
1985-1988 Representative District
1989-1990 Representative District Speaker of the House
1991-1992 Senator District
SPECIAL INTERESTS:
Outdoor activities, skiing, fishing, bowling,
supporting local government activities
EMPLOYMENT:
Information Officer, Department of Health and Social Services;
Senior Technical Representative, Xerox Corporation; Chairman, Community and Regional Affairs Committee; Well Driller;
Electrician;
Laborer;
Fire Fighter;
Civil Service Employee;
Printer
BIRTH DATE/PLACE:
07/16/1947;
Juneau, Alaska
OCCUPATION:
Electronics Technician, Commercial Fisherman from Eagle River
MILITARY SERVICE:
US Navy, 4 years, Petty Officer Second Class, 1965-1969
Awards: National Defense Award;
Viet Nam Service Award (2 Tours)
EDUCATION:
High School: Palmer High; East Anchorage High; 
Chugiak High School, 1965
Technical/Vocational: Electronics Tech. School, US Navy, 1965-1966;
Several technical training schools with Xerox Corporation
College/University: University of Alaska, Anchorage;
University of Alaska, Fairbanks; 
Alaska Methodist University, Political Science and English Majors