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Lawyer Politicians in Alaska

  George Forrest Alexander (1882-1948) — also known as George F. Alexander — of Gallatin, Daviess County, Mo.; Portland, Multnomah County, Ore.; Juneau, Alaska. Born in Gallatin, Daviess County, Mo., April 20, 1882. Democrat. Lawyer; chair of Multnomah County Democratic Party, 1914-18; candidate for circuit judge in Oregon, 1922; U.S. District Judge for Alaska, 1934-46. Christian. Member, American Bar Association; Sigma Chi; Theta Nu Epsilon; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners; Elks; Woodmen. Died May 16, 1948 (age 66 years, 26 days). Entombed in mausoleum at River View Cemetery, Portland, Ore.
  Relatives: Son of Joshua Willis Alexander (1852-1936) and Roe Ann (Richardson) Alexander; married, April 27, 1907, to Lola Mae Surface.
  Thomas T. Anderson (b. 1957) — also known as Tom Anderson — of Anchorage, Alaska. Born in Anchorage, Alaska, August 4, 1957. Republican. Lawyer; member of Alaska state house of representatives 19th District, 2003-07; arrested and indicted in December 2006 on federal federal bribery, extortion, and money laundering charges; tried and convicted in July 2007; sentenced to 60 months in prison. Lutheran. Still living as of 2009.
  Relatives: Son of Tom R. Anderson and Christiane Anderson; married 2005 to Lesil McGuire (1971-).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Harry Oscar Arend (1903-1966) — also known as Harry O. Arend — of Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska. Born in Spokane, Spokane County, Wash., October 26, 1903. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the 4th District of Alaska Territory, 1944-49; justice of Alaska state supreme court, 1960-64. Mormon. Member, Jaycees; Rotary. Died July 2, 1966 (age 62 years, 249 days). Interment at Angelus Memorial Park, Anchorage, Alaska.
  Relatives: Son of William Fred Arend and Ida Augusta (Schimanski) Arend; married, June 29, 1940, to LaRee Clark.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Burton Ellsworth Bennett (1863-1929) — also known as Burton E. Bennett — of Seattle, King County, Wash.; Sitka, Alaska. Born in North Brookfield, Madison County, N.Y., April 17, 1863. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for Alaska Territory, 1895-98. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Died in 1929 (age about 66 years). Interment at Evergreen-Washelli Memorial Park, Seattle, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Rhoades Bennett and Mary Hill (Loomis) Bennett.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Frank Cadwallader Bingham (1906-1954) — also known as Frank C. Bingham — of Craig, Lewis and Clark County, Mont.; Nome, Nome census area, Alaska; Missoula, Missoula County, Mont. Born in Coffeyville, Montgomery County, Kan., September 5, 1906. School teacher; lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the 2nd District of Alaska Territory, 1944-51. Died in Missoula, Missoula County, Mont., March 28, 1954 (age 47 years, 204 days). Interment at Missoula Cemetery, Missoula, Mont.
  Relatives: Son of Burt Jacob Bingham (1884-1943) and Elva Mae (Cadwallader) Bingham (1885-1966); married, September 1, 1928, to Florence Viola Verheek (1910-2002).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thomas Hale Boggs, Sr. (1914-1972) — also known as Hale Boggs — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Born in Long Beach, Harrison County, Miss., February 15, 1914. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Louisiana 2nd District, 1941-43, 1947-72; died in office 1972; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1948, 1956, 1960, 1968; Parliamentarian, 1964; chair, Resolutions and Platform Committee, chair, 1968; candidate in primary for Governor of Louisiana, 1952; Vice-Chair of Democratic National Committee, 1957; member, President's Commission on the Assassination of President KNDY, 1963-64. Catholic. Member, American Legion; Amvets; Catholic War Veterans; Sons of the American Revolution; Knights of Columbus; American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Phi Beta Kappa; Beta Theta Pi; Omicron Delta Kappa. Disappeared while on a campaign flight from Anchorage to Juneau, and presumed killed in a plane crash, somewhere in Alaska, October 16, 1972 (age 58 years, 244 days). The wreckage was never found. Cenotaph at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of William Robertson Boggs and Claire Josephine (Hale) Boggs; married, January 22, 1938, to Corinne Claiborne (1916-2013); father of Barbara Boggs Sigmund, Thomas Hale Boggs, Jr. and Cokie Roberts (National Public Radio reporter and commentator).
  Boggs Peak in the Chugach Mountains, Anchorage, Alaska, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Books about Thomas Hale Boggs: Gary Boulard, The Big Lie: Hale Boggs, Lucille May Grace, and Leander Perez
  Robert Boochever (1917-2011) — of Alaska. Born in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., October 2, 1917. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; justice of Alaska state supreme court, 1972-80; chief justice of Alaska state supreme court, 1975-78; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, 1980-86; took senior status 1986; senior judge, 1986-2011. Died in Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Calif., October 9, 2011 (age 94 years, 7 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — Ballotpedia article — NNDB dossier
  Timothy Mark Burgess (b. 1956) — of Alaska. Born in San Francisco, Calif., 1956. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for Alaska, 2001-05; U.S. District Judge for Alaska, 2006-. Still living as of 2006.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Earnest Bilbe Collins (1873-1967) — also known as Earnest B. Collins — of Fox, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska; Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska. Born in Indiana, 1873. Republican. Lawyer; member of Alaska territorial House of Representatives 4th District, 1913-16, 1919-22; Speaker of Alaska Territory House of Representatives, 1913-16; mayor of Fairbanks, Alaska, 1934-38; member of Alaska territorial senate 4th District, 1947-50; delegate to Alaska state constitutional convention, 1955-56. Methodist. Died in 1967 (age about 94 years). Burial location unknown.
  Steve Camberling Cowper (b. 1938) — also known as Steve Cowper; "The High Plains Drifter" — of Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska. Born in Petersburg, Va., August 21, 1938. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Alaska state house of representatives, 1975-78; Governor of Alaska, 1986-90. Episcopalian. Still living as of 2014.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Warren N. Cuddy (b. 1886) — of Anchorage, Alaska. Born in Abingdon, Harford County, Md., October 11, 1886. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the 3rd District of Alaska Territory, 1928-33. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George Lawson Cuddy and Sarah N. (James) Cuddy; married, August 16, 1916, to Lucy Hon.
  Leopold David (1878-1924) — of Anchorage, Alaska. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., 1878. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; lawyer; mayor of Anchorage, Alaska, 1920-23; trustee, Alaska Agricultural College and School of Mines (now University of Alaska), 1923-25. Jewish. Died, of heart failure, November 21, 1924 (age about 46 years). Interment at Anchorage Memorial Park Cemetery, Anchorage, Alaska.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Arthur K. Delaney (1841-1905) — of Horicon, Dodge County, Wis.; Mayville, Dodge County, Wis.; Juneau, Alaska. Born in Fort Ticonderoga, Essex County, N.Y., January 10, 1841. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1869-70; member of Wisconsin state senate, 1881-82; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1885-87; candidate for U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 2nd District, 1886; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alaska Territory, 1888, 1892; mayor of Juneau, Alaska, 1900-01. Died in Paso Robles, San Luis Obispo County, Calif., January 21, 1905 (age 64 years, 11 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Anthony Joseph Dimond (1881-1953) — also known as Anthony J. Dimond; Tony Dimond — of Valdez, Valdez-Cordova census area, Alaska; Anchorage, Alaska. Born in Palatine Bridge, Montgomery County, N.Y., November 30, 1881. Democrat. Prospector; lawyer; mayor of Valdez, Alaska, 1920-22, 1925-32; member of Alaska territorial senate 3rd District, 1923-26, 1929-32; Delegate to U.S. Congress from Alaska Territory, 1933-45; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alaska Territory, 1936, 1940; district judge in Alaska, 1945-53; died in office 1953. Catholic. Member, Elks; Eagles; Moose. Died in Anchorage, Alaska, May 28, 1953 (age 71 years, 179 days). Interment at Anchorage Memorial Park Cemetery, Anchorage, Alaska.
  Relatives: Son of John P. Dimond and Emily (Sullivan) Dimond; married, February 10, 1916, to Dorothea Frances Miller.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  David A. Donley (b. 1954) — also known as Dave Donley — of Anchorage, Alaska. Born in Anchorage, Alaska, August 29, 1954. Republican. Lawyer; member of Alaska state house of representatives; elected 1986, 1988, 1990; member of Alaska state senate District J, 1993-; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Alaska, 2008. Member, National Rifle Association; Phi Beta Kappa. Still living as of 2008.
  Thomas J. Geary (1854-1929) — of Petaluma, Sonoma County, Calif.; Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, Calif.; Nome, Nome census area, Alaska; San Francisco, Calif. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., January 18, 1854. Democrat. Lawyer; Sonoma County District Attorney, 1883-84; U.S. Representative from California 1st District, 1890-95. Died in Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, Calif., July 6, 1929 (age 75 years, 169 days). Interment at Rural Cemetery, Santa Rosa, Calif.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Patrick J. Gilmore, Jr. (b. 1911) — of Juneau, Alaska. Born in Ketchikan, Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska, January 10, 1911. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; U.S. Attorney for the 1st District of Alaska Territory, 1946-54. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Patrick Joseph Gilmore and Elizabeth Anne (Guinan) Gilmore; married, February 1, 1938, to Lena M. Waldecker.
Whit M. Grant Whitaker McDonough Grant (1851-1927) — also known as Whit M. Grant — of Davenport, Scott County, Iowa; Sitka, Alaska; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Born in Seale, Russell County, Ala., April 26, 1851. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Iowa state house of representatives, 1884-85; U.S. Attorney for Alaska Territory, 1887-89; member of Democratic National Committee from Oklahoma, 1896-99; mayor of Oklahoma City, Okla., 1911-15. Died in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla., December 10, 1927 (age 76 years, 228 days). Interment at Fairlawn Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas McDonough Grant and Mary J. (Benton) Grant; married, October 9, 1878, to Kate Weagley (1856-1912).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: City of Oklahoma City
  George Barnes Grigsby (1874-1962) — also known as George B. Grigsby — of Nome, Nome census area, Alaska; Ketchikan, Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska. Born in Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, Dakota Territory (now S.Dak.), December 2, 1874. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; U.S. Attorney for the 2nd District of Alaska Territory, 1908-10; mayor of Nome, Alaska, 1914; Alaska territory attorney general, 1916-19; Delegate to U.S. Congress from Alaska Territory, 1920-21; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alaska Territory, 1924 (member, Credentials Committee). Died in Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, Calif., May 9, 1962 (age 87 years, 158 days). Interment at Golden Gate National Cemetery, San Bruno, Calif.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Walter Eugene Guess (1932-1975) — also known as W. Eugene Guess; Gene Guess — of Anchorage, Alaska. Born in Mississippi, 1932. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Alaska state house of representatives, 1965-72; Speaker of the Alaska State House of Representatives, 1971-72; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alaska, 1968; candidate for U.S. Senator from Alaska, 1972. Protestant. Died in 1975 (age about 43 years). Burial location unknown.
  Justin Woodward Harding (b. 1888) — also known as Justin W. Harding — of Franklin, Warren County, Ohio; Juneau, Alaska. Born in Franklin, Warren County, Ohio, December 19, 1888. Republican. Lawyer; major in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1921-27; U.S. Attorney for the 1st District of Alaska Territory, 1927-29; U.S. District Judge for Alaska, 1929-33. Protestant. Member, Kappa Sigma; Freemasons; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Clarence H. Harding and Lilly (Woodward) Harding; married, September 4, 1912, to May Gaynor.
  John E. Havelock (b. 1932) — of Alaska. Born in Toronto, Ontario, July 30, 1932. Democrat. Lawyer; Alaska state attorney general, 1970-73; candidate for U.S. Senator from Alaska, 1984. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society. Still living as of 1984.
  Luther Constantine Hess (1865-1954) — also known as Luther C. Hess — of Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska. Born near Milton, Pike County, Ill., 1865. Democrat. Lawyer; banker; member of Alaska territorial House of Representatives 4th District, 1917-18; Speaker of Alaska Territory House of Representatives, 1917-18; member of Alaska territorial senate 4th District, 1919-22, 1929-36; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alaska Territory, 1940. Died in 1954 (age about 89 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1911 to Harriet Belle (1875?-1951).
  Thomas Jefferson Humes (1849-1904) — also known as Thomas J. Humes — of Washington County, Kan.; Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Clinton County, Ind., February 14, 1849. Republican. Lawyer; member of Kansas state house of representatives, 1877-80; superior court judge in Washington, 1890; mayor of Seattle, Wash., 1897-1904. Died in Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska, November 9, 1904 (age 55 years, 269 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery, Seattle, Wash.
  Presumably named for: Thomas Jefferson
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Barry W. Jackson (b. 1930) — of Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska. Born in Long Branch, Monmouth County, N.J., January 27, 1930. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Alaska state house of representatives, 1965-66. Episcopalian. Member, Delta Theta Phi; American Bar Association; Association of Trial Lawyers of America; Kiwanis; Elks; NAACP; American Civil Liberties Union. Still living as of 1967.
  Relatives: Son of Rodney H. Jackson and Marion (Englebright) Jackson; married, June 4, 1955, to Susan Braddy Shields.
  Wendell Palmer Kay (b. 1913) — also known as Wendell P. Kay — of Anchorage, Alaska. Born in Illinois, 1913. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Alaska territorial House of Representatives 3rd District, 1951-56; Speaker of Alaska Territory House of Representatives, 1955-56; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alaska Territory, 1956; member, Credentials Committee, 1952; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alaska, 1960, 1968; candidate for U.S. Senator from Alaska, 1970. Methodist. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Joseph W. Kehoe (b. 1890) — of Ketchikan, Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska; Seward, Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska. Born in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., July 19, 1890. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Alaska territorial House of Representatives, 1933-34, 1943-44 (1st District 1933-34, 3rd District 1943-44); U.S. Attorney for the 3rd District of Alaska Territory, 1933-42; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alaska Territory, 1936. Catholic. Member, American Legion; Delta Theta Phi. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Kehoe and Josephine (Thomas) Kehoe; married, February 9, 1916, to Katherine L. Southard.
  Beth Kerttula (b. 1956) — of Juneau, Alaska. Born in Guthrie, Logan County, Okla., January 8, 1956. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Alaska state house of representatives 3rd District, 1999-. Female. Still living as of 2001.
  Lyman Enos Knapp (1837-1904) — also known as Lyman E. Knapp — of Middlebury, Addison County, Vt. Born in Somerset, Windham County, Vt., November 5, 1837. Colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; newspaper editor; lawyer; probate judge in Vermont, 1879-82; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1884-85; Governor of Alaska District, 1889-93. Congregationalist. Member, Anti-Saloon League; Delta Upsilon; Phi Beta Kappa; Grand Army of the Republic. Died in Seattle, King County, Wash., October 9, 1904 (age 66 years, 339 days). Interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Seattle, Wash.
  Relatives: Married to Martha A. Severance (1837-1928).
  See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Edgar Manders (1895-1973) — also known as John E. Manders — of Anchorage, Alaska. Born in Denver, Colo., February 3, 1895. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for Delegate to U.S. Congress from Alaska Territory, 1944; mayor of Anchorage, Alaska, 1945-46; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Alaska Territory, 1952; candidate for nomination for U.S. Senator from Alaska, 1958. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Elks. Died in a hospital at Anchorage, Alaska, February 18, 1973 (age 78 years, 15 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Francis Manders and Letha Clementine (Barnes) Manders; married, June 6, 1914, to Henrietta Bertolas.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Thomas A. Marquam — of Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor of Fairbanks, Alaska, 1923-25; trustee, Alaska Agricultural College and School of Mines (now University of Alaska), 1925-29; candidate for Delegate to U.S. Congress from Alaska Territory, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Stanley J. McCutcheon (b. 1917) — also known as Stan McCutcheon — of Anchorage, Alaska. Born in Alaska, 1917. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Alaska territorial House of Representatives 3rd District, 1943-46, 1949-52, 1955-56; Speaker of Alaska Territory House of Representatives, 1949-50; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alaska Territory, 1952, 1956; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alaska, 1960, 1968. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Herbert Hazard McCutcheon (1876-1945).
  Lesil McGuire (b. 1971) — of Anchorage, Alaska. Born in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., January 22, 1971. Republican. Intern and press aide for U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens, 1993-95; lawyer; member of Alaska state house of representatives, 2001-07 (17th District 2001-03, 28th District 2003-07); member of Alaska state senate District N, 2007-. Female. Member, Habitat for Humanity. Still living as of 2009.
  Relatives: Married 2005 to Thomas T. Anderson (1957-).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Alfred Stibbs Moore (1846-1920) — also known as Alfred S. Moore — of Beaver, Beaver County, Pa.; Nome, Nome census area, Alaska; Saluda, Polk County, N.C.; Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, S.C. Born in Beaver, Beaver County, Pa., September 13, 1846. Lawyer; Beaver County District Attorney, 1881-3; U.S. District Judge for Alaska, 1902-10. Died in Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, S.C., January 18, 1920 (age 73 years, 127 days). Interment at Beaver Cemetery, Beaver, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Alfred Robert Moore (1819-1902) and Jane (Small) Moore; brother of Winfield Scott Moore; married, October 18, 1882, to Cecelia Richardson (1854-1891); married, July 21, 1892, to Florinda Knox; grandson of Robert Moore (1778-1831).
  Political family: Moore family of Beaver, Pennsylvania.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Lisa Murkowski (b. 1957) — of Anchorage, Alaska. Born in Ketchikan, Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska, May 22, 1957. Republican. Lawyer; member of Alaska state house of representatives 14th District, 1999-2002; U.S. Senator from Alaska, 2002-; appointed 2002. Female. Catholic. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Daughter of Frank Hughes Murkowski (1933-).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Sean Randall Parnell (b. 1962) — also known as Sean Parnell — of Anchorage, Alaska. Born in Hanford, Kings County, Calif., November 19, 1962. Republican. Lawyer; member of Alaska state house of representatives; elected 1992, 1994; member of Alaska state senate District I, 1997-2000; Lieutenant Governor of Alaska, 2006-09; Governor of Alaska, 2009-14. Member, Rotary. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of Pat Parnell (1932?-).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Key Pittman (1872-1940) — of Nome, Nome census area, Alaska; Tonopah, Nye County, Nev. Born in Vicksburg, Warren County, Miss., September 19, 1872. Democrat. Went to the Klondike for the 1898 Gold Rush; lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nevada, 1912 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee; speaker), 1916 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee), 1924 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee), 1928, 1936, 1940; U.S. Senator from Nevada, 1913-40; defeated, 1910; died in office 1940. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Sigma Alpha Epsilon. It was rumored for years that he died before his final election in 1940, and that party leaders kept his body on ice in a hotel bathtub until he was re-elected; this story has been disproven. In fact, he suffered a severe heart attack before the election, at the Riverside Hotel, and died after the election at the Washoe General Hospital, Reno, Washoe County, Nev., November 10, 1940 (age 68 years, 52 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Masonic Memorial Gardens, Reno, Nev.
  Relatives: Son of William Buckner Pittman (1837-1887) and Catherine (Key) Pittman; brother of Vail Montgomery Pittman; married, July 7, 1900, to Mimosa June Gates (1872-1952); great-grandnephew of Richard Aylett Buckner; first cousin twice removed of Aylette Buckner; second cousin four times removed of John Walker and Francis Walker; third cousin once removed of James Francis Buckner (1849-1923); third cousin thrice removed of Robert Brooke, George Madison and Meriwether Lewis; fourth cousin once removed of Aylett Hawes Buckner.
  Political families: Pendleton-Lee family; Blackburn-Slaughter-Buckner-Madison family of Kentucky; Meriwether-Kellogg-Tyler family of Virginia and Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Howard Wallace Pollock (1920-2011) — also known as Howard W. Pollock — of Anchorage, Alaska. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., April 11, 1920. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lost his right arm in a grenade explosion; lawyer; member of Alaska territorial House of Representatives 3rd District, 1953-54; U.S. Representative from Alaska at-large, 1967-71; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Alaska, 1972. Died in Coronado, San Diego County, Calif., January 9, 2011 (age 90 years, 273 days). Interment at Anchorage Memorial Park Cemetery, Anchorage, Alaska.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Harry Emerson Pratt (1884-1957) — also known as Harry E. Pratt — of Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska. Born in Norton, Norton County, Kan., January 26, 1884. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Alaska territorial senate 4th District, 1925-28; U.S. District Judge for Alaska, 1935-57. Died December 14, 1957 (age 73 years, 322 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Fairbanks Cemetery, Fairbanks, Alaska.
  Jay Andrew Rabinowitz (c.1927-2001) — also known as Jay A. Rabinowitz — of Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., about 1927. Lawyer; superior court judge in Alaska, 1960-65; justice of Alaska state supreme court, 1965-97. Wrote the opinion which legalized private marijuana use in Alaska. Died, in a hospital at Seattle, King County, Wash., June 16, 2001 (age about 74 years). Burial location unknown.
  John L. Rader (b. 1927) — of Anchorage, Alaska. Born in Howard, Elk County, Kan., February 11, 1927. Lawyer; Alaska state attorney general, 1959-60; member of Alaska state house of representatives, 1961-66. Still living as of 1966.
  Relatives: Son of Ralph R. Rader; married 1951 to Carolyn Weigand.
  Ralph Julian Rivers (1903-1976) — also known as Ralph J. Rivers — of Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska. Born in Seattle, King County, Wash., May 23, 1903. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the 4th District of Alaska Territory, 1933-44; Alaska territory attorney general, 1945-49; mayor of Fairbanks, Alaska, 1952-54; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alaska Territory, 1952; member of Alaska territorial senate 4th District, 1955-56; delegate to Alaska state constitutional convention, 1955-56; U.S. Representative from Alaska at-large, 1959-67; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alaska, 1960 (alternate), 1968. Member, Elks; Sons of the American Revolution; Sigma Chi; Phi Alpha Delta. Died in Chehalis, Lewis County, Wash., August 14, 1976 (age 73 years, 83 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Sunset Memorial Gardens, Chehalis, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of Julian Guy Rivers and Louisa (Lavoy) Rivers; married, December 17, 1928, to Lina Carol Caldwell; married, October 1, 1955, to Martha Wendling.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Ralph E. Robertson (b. 1885) — of Juneau, Alaska. Born in Iowa, 1885. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Juneau, Alaska, 1920-23; trustee, Alaska Agricultural College and School of Mines (now University of Alaska), 1925-33; delegate to Alaska state constitutional convention, 1955-56; candidate for U.S. Senator from Alaska, 1958. Burial location unknown.
  Raymond Robins (1873-1954) — of Nome, Nome census area, Alaska; Chicago, Cook County, Ill.; near Brooksville, Hernando County, Fla. Born in Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y., September 17, 1873. Progressive. Coal miner; lawyer; went to the Klondike for the 1898 Gold Rush; pastor; social worker; economist; writer; candidate for U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1914; commissioner of American Red Cross mission to Russia, 1917. Died September 26, 1954 (age 81 years, 9 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1905 to Margaret Dreier (1868-1945; labor leader).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Bernard Shandon Rodey (1856-1927) — also known as Bernard S. Rodey — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass.; Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N.M. Born in County Mayo, Ireland, March 1, 1856. Republican. Lawyer; member of New Mexico territorial senate, 1889; delegate to New Mexico state constitutional convention, 1890; Delegate to U.S. Congress from New Mexico Territory, 1901-05; defeated (Independent Republican), 1904; U.S. District Judge for Puerto Rico, 1906-10; U.S. Attorney for the 2nd District of Alaska Territory, 1910-13. Died March 10, 1927 (age 71 years, 9 days). Interment at Fairview Memorial Park, Albuquerque, N.M.
  Relatives: Son of Patrick Rodey and Ellen (Macdonnell) Rodey; married 1886 to Minnie Codington.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
Charles E. Ryberg Charles E. Ryberg (b. 1870) — of Nome, Nome census area, Alaska; Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., April 9, 1870. Real estate business; lawyer; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 32, 1917-18. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: Minnesota Legislative Manual 1917
  Grace Berg Schaible — also known as Grace Berg — of Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska. Lawyer; regent, University of Alaska, 1985-87; Alaska state attorney general, 1987-89. Female. Norwegian ancestry. Still living as of 1996.
  Relatives: Married, December 25, 1958, to Arthur Schaible.
  Theodore Fulton Stevens (1923-2010) — also known as Ted Stevens — of Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska; Girdwood, Anchorage, Alaska. Born in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., November 18, 1923. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the 4th District of Alaska Territory, 1954-56; delegate to Republican National Convention from Alaska, 1964, 1972 (delegation chair); member of Alaska state house of representatives, 1965-68; U.S. Senator from Alaska, 1968-2009; defeated, 1962; appointed 1968. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Rotary; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Indicted in July 2008 on federal charges of failing to report gifts from VECO Corporation and its CEO; tried and convicted in October 2008; his conviction was later vacated due to prosecutorial misconduct. Killed in a plane crash, in Bristol Bay Borough, Alaska, August 9, 2010 (age 86 years, 264 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Married 1952 to Ann Mary Cherrington (killed in plane crash, 1978); father of Ben Stevens (1953?-).
  Cross-reference: Lesil McGuire
  Mount Stevens, in Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska, is named for him.  — The Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport, in Anchorage, Alaska, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Daniel Scott Sullivan (b. 1964) — also known as Dan Sullivan — Born in Fairview Park, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, November 13, 1964. Republican. Lawyer; White House aide during the George W. Bush administration; assistant U.S. Secretary of State for Economic, Energy, and Business Affairs, 2006-09; Alaska state attorney general, 2009-10; commissioner, Alaska Department of Natural Resources, 2010-13; U.S. Senator from Alaska, 2015-. Still living as of 2018.
  See also congressional biography — Wikipedia article
  Robin L. Taylor (b. 1943) — of Ketchikan, Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska; Wrangell, Alaska. Born in Sedro-Woolley, Skagit County, Wash., February 5, 1943. Republican. Lawyer; district judge in Alaska, 1977-82; member of Alaska state house of representatives; elected 1984, 1986, 1988, 1990; member of Alaska state senate District A, 1992-; appointed 1992; Republican candidate for Governor of Alaska, 1998 (primary), 1998. Member, American Judicature Society; Elks; Moose; National Rifle Association; Freemasons. Still living as of 2001.
  Warren Arthur Taylor (b. 1891) — also known as Warren A. Taylor — of Cordova, Valdez-Cordova census area, Alaska; Kodiak, Kodiak Island Borough, Alaska; Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska. Born in Washington, 1891. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Alaska territorial House of Representatives, 1933-34, 1945-46, 1949-50, 1955-58 (3rd District 1933-34, 1945-46, 4th District 1949-50, 1955-58); delegate to Alaska state constitutional convention, 1955-56; member of Alaska state house of representatives, 1959-66; Speaker of the Alaska State House of Representatives, 1959-62. Baptist. Burial location unknown.
  Warren Truitt (1849-1935) — of Moscow, Latah County, Idaho. Born in Fayette, Greene County, Ill., 1849. Republican. Lawyer; member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1882; district judge in Alaska, 1892-96; member of Idaho state senate, 1906-08; delegate to Republican National Convention from Idaho, 1908; justice of Idaho state supreme court, 1914-15; appointed 1914. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died in 1935 (age about 86 years). Interment at Moscow Cemetery, Moscow, Idaho.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Truitt and Cynthia (Carr) Truitt; married, February 28, 1888, to Kathryn Mayer (1860-1938).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Joseph E. Vogler (1913-1993) — also known as Joe Vogler — of Alaska. Born in Barnes, Washington County, Kan., April 24, 1913. Lawyer; gold miner; real estate developer; candidate for Governor of Alaska, 1974 (Alaskan Independence), 1982, 1986 (Alaskan Independence). Died in 1993 (age about 80 years). Burial location unknown.
  Bruce Weyhrauch — of Juneau, Alaska. Republican. Lawyer; member of Alaska state house of representatives 4th District, 2003-07; arrested in May 2007, along with Pete Kott and Vic Kohring, and charged with bribery and extortion over soliciting and receiving money and favors from VECO Corporation in return for votes on an oil tax; trial pending. Still living as of 2009.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Grover Cleveland Winn (1886-1943) — also known as Grover C. Winn — of Juneau, Alaska. Born in Wisconsin, 1886. Republican. Lawyer; member of Alaska territorial House of Representatives 1st District, 1929-32; Speaker of Alaska Territory House of Representatives, 1931-32. Died in 1943 (age about 57 years). Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Grover Cleveland
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