AskBiography Logo   Latest News  Follow Us on Twitter  Follow Us on Google Buzz  Became Fan - Facebook  Subscribe to RSSRSS   Bookmark and Share

Sean Parnell

Sean Parnell
Personal data
Date of birthNovember 19, 1962(age 54)
Place of birthHanford, California
Political partyRepublican Party
SpouseSandra Parnell (née Scebold, m. 1987)
ChildrenGrace, Rachel
ResidenceGovernor's Mansion
Alma materPacific Lutheran University,
University of Puget Sound School of Law
ReligionNon-denominational Christian
10th Governor of Alaska
Assumed officeJuly 26, 2009
LieutenantCraig Campbell (2009-10)
Mead Treadwell (since 2010)
Preceded bySarah Palin
11th Lieutenant Governor of Alaska
In officeDecember 4, 2006 - July 26, 2009
GovernorSarah Palin
Succeeded byCraig Campbell
Preceded byLoren Leman
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Alaska's I district
In officeJanuary 13, 1997 - January 13, 2001
Succeeded byJohn Cowdery
Preceded bySteve Rieger
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Alaska's 17th district
In officeJanuary 11, 1993 - January 12, 1997
Succeeded byJohn Cowdery
Preceded bynewly created district (redistricting)

     Home | Office Holder | Sean Parnell

Sean R. Parnell (born November 19, 1962) is an American Republican politician who is the tenth and current Governor of Alaska. He succeeded Sarah Palin following her resignation, and was sworn in at the Governor's Picnic in Fairbanks on July 26, 2009. Parnell was elected to a full term as Governor in November 2010, becoming the first unelected Alaska Governor to be later elected in his own right.

Warning: simplexml_load_file( [function.simplexml-load-file]: failed to open stream: HTTP request failed! HTTP/1.0 410 Gone in /home/askbio/public_html/index_bio.php on line 257

Warning: simplexml_load_file() [function.simplexml-load-file]: I/O warning : failed to load external entity "" in /home/askbio/public_html/index_bio.php on line 257

Fatal error: Call to a member function children() on a non-object in /home/askbio/public_html/index_bio.php on line 260