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


1913 to 2013

Juneau, Alaska

State & Territorial



Kim Elton

Date and Place of Birth: April 9, 1948 Havre, Montana

Occupation: Writer and Contractor

Spouse: Marylou

Residency in Alaska: 1961-present

Education: High School - Juneau Douglas High School 1962-66 College/University - St. Olaf College, 1966-68; University of Alaska Fairbanks, 1972-74

Military Service: U.S. Army, 1969-71, Vietnam service, Honorable Discharge

Political and Government Positions: State Senate 1999-Present; House of Representatives, 1995-98; Member, Labor & Commerce Committee, Special Committee on Fisheries, Community & Regional Affairs Committee; Executive Director, Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute; Juneau Borough Assembly Member, 1989-1994; Assistant State Ombudsman; Staff, Legislative Ethics Committee; Director of Policy for Lieutenant Governor Terry Miller; Member, State Board of Education's Task Force on School Funding

Business and Professional Positions: Editor, Juneau Empire, 1976-78; Newspaper Reporter/Editor for Anchorage Times and Fairbanks Daily News-Miner; Commercial Fishing (troller); Member, Alaska State Salary Commission

Special Interests: Hiking, black & white photography, fishing, golf