BirthdayMay 22, 1957
BirthplaceKetchikan, USA

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Lisa Murkowski

    Full name: Lisa Murkowski
    Also known as: Lisa Ann Murkowski, Lisa Murkowski, Murkowski, Lisa Ann
    Education: Georgetown University
    Professions: United States Senator from Alaska
    Work: Republican Party nominee for United States Senator from Alaska

  2. Lisa Murkowski Measurements

    Height: 5' 9" (1.75 m)

  3. Lisa Murkowski Biography

    Lisa Ann Murkowski (born May 22, 1957) is the senior United States Senator from the State of Alaska and a member of the Republican Party. Murkowski has served in the Senate since 2002 and became the senior Senator after Ted Stevens, who served for over forty years, left office in January 2009 after losing a re-election bid.Born in Ketchikan, she is the daughter of former United States Senator and Alaska Governor Frank Murkowski. She received her B.A. from Georgetown University and her J.D. from Willamette University College of Law. After working as an attorney, she was elected to the Alaska House of Representatives in 1998 and was eventually elected House Majority Leader.Murkowski was appointed to the United States Senate by her father to take the seat that Frank Murkowski vacated to take the governorship and was sworn in on December 20, 2002. Murkowski served the remainder of her father's unexpired term, electing to run for a full term in 2004 which she won.Murkowski decided to run for a second term in 2010 but was defeated by Tea Party candidate Joe Miller in the Republican primary. The incumbent Senator chose to run as a write in candidate and defeated Miller and Democrat Scott McAdams in the general election.

  4. Lisa Murkowski Family

    Spouse: Verne Martell
    Childrens: Nic Martell, Matt Martell

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