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Frank H. Murkowski
Frank Murkowski graduated from Seattle University in 1955. He joined the Coast Guard that summer. During his tour of duty, he was stationed in Sitka and Ketchikan, Alaska. He also served aboard the cutters Sorrel and Thistle. He completed his Coast Guard service in 1957. In 1980 Murkowski successfully ran for the U. S. Senate, where he served through four terms. Senator Murkowski served on the Energy & Natural Resources, Finance, Indian Affairs and Veterans' Affairs Committees. He then ran successfully for the governorship of Alaska.