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Judge James Wickersham's 153rd birthday commemorated

...territorial Alaska's most significant figures, Judge James Wickersham, will be remembered along with his family at the...former residents on the 153rd anniversary of Judge James Wickersham's birth. The celebration will be held Tuesday...
Wickersham's 152nd birthday observance to be held Monday

...there will be a 152nd birthday observance for Judge James Wickersham from 5 to 7 p.m. on Monday at the House of Wickersham...Wickersham impersonator John Venables. "Long ago, James Wickersham's birthday was a celebrated as an Alaskan state...
This round is on me: A tribute to Joe on the 132nd anniversary of our town name

...landing at Auk Village. The pair returned empty handed several weeks later for more supplies. Pilz, in a letter to James Wickersham wrote, "Harris and Juneau were among these so called hard rock miners but they could not punch a hole in soft muck...
Rescuscitating house of history

...treasure.'' Who: Purchased by territorial official James Wickersham in the 1920s. Judge Wickersham lived here from 1928...owner of the residence, which was once the home of James Wickersham, a frontier judge, delegate to Congress and advocate...
Alaska Editorial: An uncommon man

...than built by the state in the system's earliest days - named for an uncommon man.The Wickersham was named after James Wickersham, for whom the state declares Wickersham Day on Aug. 24, the late judge's birthday in 1857.His home - a three-story...
Historic house proposed as lodging for lt. gov

...narrow street overlooking Gastineau Channel was home to some of Juneau's most prominent early residents, including James Wickersham, a U.S. District Court judge and delegate to Congress who, in 1903, was part of the first attempt to climb...
Budget includes language on lieutenant gov lodging

...lodging for the lieutenant governor when he or she is in the capital. The department manages the home, which it says James Wickersham bought in 1928 and lived in until his death in 1939.Wickersham was a U.S. District judge and a delegate to the...
Final agenda for legislative centennial, Sunday, will open with a 10 a.m. breakfast program entitled "Waffles With Wickersham," featuring Judge James Wickersham impressionist John Venables, which will explore Wickersham's 1912 efforts to establish Alaska as an official territory...
Accumulated Fragments: Gruening and Bartlett walk the long road to statehood

...dredges. The Syndicate lobby in Washington had successfully opposed any further extension of Alaskan home rule. James Wickersham, a judge appointed by Pres. McKinley, was extremely concerned about the influence of incorporated interests in...
Rare century-old $5 Alaska bill to be auctioned

...the city of Fairbanks was named after him was because he played a key role in the appointment of a federal judge, James Wickersham, a man Fairbanks met during the border dispute, according to University of Alaska Fairbanks historian Terrence...


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