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Gov . John Franklin Alexander Strong, also known as J.F.A. Strong, takes the oath of office as the second territorial governor of Alaska on May 21, 1913. Strong started out his career as a newspaper...

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This Day in History

...of the townsite of Juneau was commenced by C.W. Garside. In 1912, the Alaska Daily Empire was established by J.F.A. Strong (who became governor of the territory in 1913). It later became the Southeast Alaska Empire and currently the...

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News
This Day in History

...of the townsite of Juneau was commenced by C.W. Garside. In 1912, the Alaska Daily Empire was established by J.F.A. Strong (who became governor of the territory in 1913). It later became the Southeast Alaska Empire, and then the Juneau...

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News
This Day in History

...Garside commenced an official survey of the townsite of Juneau. In 1912, the Alaska Daily Empire was established by J.F.A. Strong (who became Governor of the territory in 1913). It later became the Southeast Alaska Empire, and currently...

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News
This Day in History

...of the town site of Juneau was commenced by C.W. Garside. In 1912, the Alaska Daily Empire was established by J.F.A. Strong, who became governor of the territory in 1913. The paper later became the Southeast Alaska Empire and, currently...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110207/sta_20071102026.shtml
News
Southeast sagas: Chief Aanyalahaash

...Library, Aanyalahaash enjoyed collecting "skookum" (strong, powerful) papers. In 1915, he visited Governor J.F.A. Strong to get a paper proving transfer of his chieftainship to his nephew, Willie Jackson. A paper was drafted by William...

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Neighbors
An encouraging meeting?

...Seattle. Seattle's attitude toward Alaska has always been of the mean-spirited kind." Nome Nugget publisher J.F.A. Strong (who would later found the Juneau Empire) wrote that in 1906. Alaska newspapers regularly referred to Seattle...

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Opinion
The guv wasn't a major - or citizen

...Annie Strong died in 1947, her will specified a 10-year tobacco fund for the Pioneers' Home in Sitka. More about J.F.A. Strong can be found in William Hunt's "North of 53."

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Neighbors
This Day in History

...the town site of Juneau was commenced by C.W. Garside. ? In 1912, the Alaska Daily Empire was established by J.F.A. Strong (who became governor of the territory in 1913). It later became the Southeast Alaska Empire, and currently, the...

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