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In Alaska In 1903, Ralph Rivers, Alaska's first voting representative, was born. He served in the U.S. House from 1959 until 1966. In 1933, the Juneau...

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All the stars are aligned for Alaska

...Alaska's first congressional delegation consisted of Sens. Ernest Gruening and E. L. Bartlett, and Congressman Ralph Rivers, all statehood advocates and all Democrats. The First state Legislature consisted of 52 Democrats, compared with...

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My Turn: Voters say 'build those roads'

...Stevens, just as Alaskans elected Bill Egan (governor), Ernest Gruening and Bob Bartlett (U.S. Senators), and Ralph Rivers (congressman) to pull Alaska out of the 1950s depression in the last decade as a territory. The more things change...

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Opinion
Congress renews assault on Alaska's development

...politics, which was led by Gov. Bill Egan and U.S. Sens. Ernest Gruening and E. L. Bartlett. U.S. Rep. Ralph Rivers was a Democrat, too, and so were 52 of the 60 state legislators. There were a few prominent Republicans boosting...

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This Day in History

...an Act of Congress. In 1959, Ernest Gruening and E. L. (Bob) Bartlett were sworn in as U. S. senators, and Ralph Rivers was sworn in to the U.S. House of Representatives. Winds as high as 90 mph froze two Antarctic penguins in Anchorage's...

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This Day in History

...by an Act of Congress. In 1959, Ernest Gruening and E. L. (Bob) Bartlett were sworn in as U. S. senators and Ralph Rivers sworn in to the U.S. House of Representatives. In 1959, 90 mph winds froze two Antarctic penguins in Anchorage's...

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This Day in History

...by an Act of Congress. In 1959, Ernest Gruening and E. L. (Bob) Bartlett were sworn in as U. S. senators and Ralph Rivers was sworn in to the U.S. House of Representatives. Ninety mph winds froze two Antarctic penguins in Anchorage's...

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This Day in History

...by an act of Congress. In 1959, Ernest Gruening and E. L. (Bob) Bartlett were sworn in as U.S. senators and Ralph Rivers sworn in to the U.S. House of Representatives. Ninety mph winds froze two Antarctic penguins in Anchorage's Arctic...

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In Alaska In 1911, Mount Wrangell erupted and Central Alaska was shaken by an earthquake. In 1959, Rep. Ralph Rivers, an Alaska Democrat, proposed a bill to ban nearly all imports of Japanese salmon. In the nation In 1861, Jefferson...

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Pollock, Alaska's second congressman, dies at 90

...Legislature. In 1966, Pollock became Alaska's sole member of the U.S. House of Representatives by beating incumbent Ralph Rivers, who had held the office since statehood almost eight years earlier. Pollock was handily re-elected in 1968 over...

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