Jack Coghill

Jack Coghill has spent decades in public service in Alaska as a school board member, a territorial legislator, a constitutional convention delegate, Nenana’s mayor, a state senator, and most recently four years as lieutenant governor during the Hickel administration. Born in 1925, he had humble beginnings as the youngest of three sons of Scottish immigrants who settled in Nenana. His father opened a general store in Nenana in 1916, which the family still runs today.