Legislature(1957-1958)

Committee/Member Information


Patrick O'Connell
LEGISLATIVE SERVICE:
1979-1982 Representative District  
BIRTH DATE/PLACE:
03/28/1940;
Baldwin, Wisconsin
OCCUPATION:
Teacher, Journalist, 
Commercial Fisherman
EDUCATION:
College/University: University of Wisconsin, River Falls, 
BS in Social Science/Journalism, 1962; 
Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1967-1968, 
MS in Journalism
MILITARY SERVICE:
US Navy, 1964-1967, Lieutenant
EMPLOYMENT:
Active Part-Owner, Peninsula Clarion Weekly Newspaper, 1975-1978; 
Member, Kenai Chamber of Commerce;
Member, Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly;
Teacher, Kenai Central High School;
Political Newswriter; 
Photographer;
COMMUNITY SERVICE:
Member, Our Lady of the Angels Catholic Church, Kenai;
Founding Faculty Coordinator, Kenai Central High School Hockey Team;
SPECIAL INTERESTS:
Sponsoring student publications, ski club, 
weekend excursions to Mt. Alyeska, 
high school athletic programs, 
aiding students in acquiring college scholarships 
and entrance into vocational training programs