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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...
Bringing Native history to the fore

...He must have written several thousand letters in his lifetime," Ruddy said.Paul, Peter Simpson and Judge James Wickersham made up the "triad" that pushed the idea of suing the U.S. government, Ruddy said. At that point, in 1929...
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...
Bill designates house for Lt. Gov.

...street overlooking Gastineau Channel, was home to some of Juneau's most prominent early residents, including James Wickersham, who was a U.S. District Court judge, delegate to Congress and, in 1903, part of the first attempt to climb...
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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...
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...
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...
A Judge's Life

James Wickersham came to Alaska more than a century ago, armed with legal training...feeling Wickersham was writing for history. Web links To find the James Wickersham diaries, visit to get to Alaska's...


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