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Committee/Member Information

Katie Hurley
1985-1986 Representative District  
Date/Place of Birth:
Juneau, Alaska
Retired Public Servant and Businesswoman
Children :
David Alexander (38), Susan Alexander (26), Mary Hurley (23)
Residency in Alaska:
Juneau 1921-1960
Palmer 1960-1963
Wasilla 1963 to present
High School:
Juneau High School; Diploma
Behnke-Walker Business College; Oregon
"Thirteen years liberal arts, University of Ernest Gruening." -
E.l. Bartlett, 1953
Political and Government Positions:
President, State Board of Education, Vocational Education, Vocational
Rehabilitation, 7years; Executive Director, Alaska Women's
Commission, 3 years; Executive Secretary, Governor Ernest
Gruening; Secretary, Alaska Senate, 5 sessions; Co-Chair, Family
Community Leadership Project; Chief Clerk, Constitutional Convention;
Statehood Transitional Staff, Governor William A. Egan
Business and Professional Positions:
Partner, Valley Abstract & Title Company, Palmer; Office Manager,
Alaska Hardwoods, Wasilla; President, National Federation of
Federal Employees (now NFGE)
Service Organization Membership:
Pioneers of Alaska; League of Women Voters; Sons of Norway;
National Organization for Women; Women's Political Caucus
Special Interests :
Alaskan history and culture; politics; travel ; Norwegian heritage;
music; art; literature; church organist; newspapers