Tom Fink, ex-Anchorage mayor, speaker of House, dies at 92

    Anchorage, Alaska (AP) - Tom Fink, a former speaker of the Alaska House of Representatives who later became mayor of Anchorage, has died.

    He was 92.

    His son disclosed the death on Saturday.

    Fink served at in the Alaska House of Representatives from 1967 to 1975, and became speaker in 1973.

    Fink was also the Republican nominee for Alaska governor in 1982 but lost before serving as mayor of Anchorage from 1987 to 1994.

    Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy, a Republican, announced that all U.S. and Alaska flags will fly at half-staff in honor of Fink on a date to be determined by his family.

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