Nancy Murkowski: Who is Lisa Murkowski’s mother?

Lisa Ann Murkowski is an American attorney and politician serving as the senior United States senator for Alaska, having held that seat since 2002.

Murkowski is the second-most senior Republican woman in the Senate, after Susan Collins of Maine.

Like Collins, Murkowski is often described as one of the most moderate Republicans in the Senate and a crucial swing vote.

Murkowski became the dean of Alaska’s Congressional delegation upon Representative Don Young’s death.

Murkowski is the daughter of former U.S. senator and governor of Alaska Frank Murkowski.

Nancy Murkowski

Nancy Murkowski: Who is Lisa Murkowski’s mother?

Murkowski was born in Ketchikan in the Territory of Alaska, the daughter of Nancy Rena Murkowski, her mother.

Lisa’s paternal great-grandfather was of Polish descent, and her mother’s ancestry is Irish and French Canadian.

As a child, she and her family moved around the state with her father’s job as a banker.