|8th Governor of Alaska|
December 2, 2002 â€“ December 4, 2006
|Preceded by||Tony Knowles|
|Succeeded by||Sarah Palin|
|United States Senator
January 3, 1981 â€“ December 2, 2002
|Preceded by||Mike Gravel|
|Succeeded by||Lisa Murkowski|
|3rd Alaska Commissioner of Economic Development|
December 5, 1966 â€“ December 7, 1970
|Preceded by||William Dickson|
|Succeeded by||Everett Buness|
|Born||Frank Hughes Murkowski
March 28, 1933
Seattle, Washington, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Nancy Gore (1954â€“present)|
|Alma mater||Santa Clara University
|Service/branch||United States Coast Guard|
|Years of service||1955â€“1957|
Pushing production out of America to nations without our environmental standards increases global environmental risks.
I firmly believe that we can have a healthy environment and a sustainable timber industry.
One of Alaska's strengths is our pioneer role in environmentally sensitive development.