Sean Randall Parnell is an American lawyer and politician. He succeeded Sarah Palin in July 2009 to become the tenth governor of Alaska and served until 2014. Parnell was elected governor in 2010 with 59.06% of the vote, as a percentage. In 2014, he almost lost his re-election and has since returned to work in the private sector. He is a member of the Republican Party. Born in Hanford, California, Parnell graduated from Puget Sound University Law School. He practiced law before being elected to the Alaska House of Representatives in 1992 and he continued to work in the practice of private law while he was a member of the Alaska House of Representatives and beyond late from the Alaska Senate. He served two terms in the Alaska House of Representatives from 1993 to 1997 before being elected to a term in the Alaska Senate from 1997 to 2001.
|Born||Sean Randall Parnell, November 19, 1962, Hanford, California, U.S.|
|Political party||Republican (1980–present)|
|Education||Pacific Lutheran University (BA), University of Puget Sound (JD)|
|Lieutenant||Craig Campbell, Mead Treadwell|
|Preceded by||Sarah Palin|
|Succeeded by||Bill Walker|
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This California-born Republican politician took office in 2009 as tenth Governor of Alaska. Previously, he had served as Alaska's Lieutenant Governor and as a member of both the Alaskan Senate and House of Representatives.
After graduating from Pacific Lutheran University in 1984, he earned a law degree from the University of Puget Sound.
As a member of the Patton Boggs law firm, he lobbied on behalf of the ConocoPhillips and ExxonMobil oil companies.
His marriage to Sandra Scebold resulted in two daughters: Rachel and Grace.
He succeeded famous U.S. Vice Presidential Candidate Sarah Palin as Governor of Alaska.
- Governor of Alaska
- Central Governor of Alaska
- Seattle University Law Alumni
- Alumni of the Lutheran University of the Pacific
- Alaska Attorney
- Alaska Republican Party
- Members of the Alaska House of Representatives
Latest information about Sean Parnell updated on June 18 2021.