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Governor, Juneau delegation greet newcomers

...and is inspired by public servants of the past, including his father, who was attorney general under former Gov. Bill Egan."The light was always on on the third floor (of the capitol)," Colver said. "Gov. Egan was a real hard-working...
Local | AK legislature
Pioneering woman in politics reflects

...type up his speeches and check for grammar, promising her a job if he got elected. She laughed at proposition, but Bill Egan got elected and he kept his word. She started in the Fairbanks office but then moved to Juneau to work under Egan's...
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So far, 3 of 14 commissioners chose Juneau

...the end of the Parnell administration, only four remained.Sen. Dennis Egan, D-Juneau, is the son of former Gov. Bill Egan and a founding member of the Alaska Committee, a group formed to fight capital move efforts."Way back when, my dad...
Local | AK legislature
How do you count Alaska's governors? It depends

...and their terms.Since statehood in 1959, two men, Bill Egan and Wally Hickel, served non-consecutive terms. Three...he said.State Sen. Dennis Egan, son of the late Bill Egan, had no idea why there are photos for each of his father's...
Walker's opening choices are hard ones

...will be sworn in as the 11th governor of Alaska and its first not affiliated with a political party. Two governors, Bill Egan and Wally Hickel, each served separate, non-consecutive terms.Hickel, Walker's mentor, served his first term...
Holiday tradition in the midst of transition

...not Mallott's first memorable holiday party in the Governor's Mansion."When I was in the cabinet with Governor (Bill) Egan, the rookie cabinet officer was given the responsibility of ladling punch for hours," he said. "I found myself in...
Walker interviews for cabinet positions

...very emotional day for me (because of) who I will be joining as part of governors of this state," he said. "I knew Bill Egan, Wally Hickel and Jay Hammond."The ceremony will begin at 11:30 a.m. Dec. 1 at Centennial Hall in Juneau. There...
'Dreams' and 'cabin fever'

...ferry system."Sen. Dennis Egan, D-Juneau, was born in 1947 and has lived in Juneau his entire life. His father, Bill Egan, was the first state governor of Alaska from 1959 through 1966 and served again from 1970 through 1974. Bill was in...

An editing error in Ben Brown's Wednesday column in the Juneau Empire referred to Juneau Sen. Dennis Egan as Bill Egan. Bill Egan is Dennis Egan's father.
Mallott, French hold rally on Capitol steps

...he was 22. He served under Alaska's first governor, Bill Egan, at age 23, and later as mayor of Juneau, commissioner...excitement, pride and purpose that defined former Gov. Bill Egan's dreams for statehood."It will be a place where...


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