100 Years of Alaska's Legislature
"From Territorial Days to Today"

1913 to 2013

Juneau, Alaska

State & Territorial

Samuel Cotten

BIRTH DATE/PLACE:07/16/1947; Juneau, Alaska

OCCUPATION:Electronics Technician, Commercial Fisherman from Eagle River

EDUCATION:High School: Palmer High; East Anchorage High; Chugiak High School, 1965 Technical/Vocational: Electronics Tech. School, US Navy, 1965-1966; Several technical training schools with Xerox Corporation College/University: University of Alaska, Anchorage; University of Alaska, Fairbanks; Alaska Methodist University, Political Science and English Majors

SPECIAL INTERESTS:Outdoor activities, skiing, fishing, bowling, supporting local government activities

MILITARY SERVICE:US Navy, 4 years, Petty Officer Second Class, 1965-1969
Awards: National Defense Award;
Viet Nam Service Award (2 Tours)

EMPLOYMENT:Information Officer, Department of Health and Social Services;
Senior Technical Representative, Xerox Corporation; Chairman, Community and Regional Affairs Committee; Well Driller;
Fire Fighter;
Civil Service Employee;