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Historical Sports: 1922-23 Douglas High School Huskies

...43-22.Wrangell disputed that championship as they had won the earlier tournament at the Wolves' den during the holiday season. The matter was put to L. D. Henderson, Territorial Commissioner of Education and he sided with Douglas.
Everyone has memories of 'Alaska Flag Song' smother us." The poem and flag song were created by Marie Drake and Elinor Dusenbury. The office of the territorial commissioner of education wished to acquaint the school children of Alaska with the new flag and prepared to send each child...
Evergreen Cemetery is final home to pioneers, other notables

...Flag Song.'' She came to Alaska after World War I, and became the first secretary to the newly created Territorial Commissioner of Education. She was given an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters in 1958 by the University of Alaska for...
A colorful character in Alaska

...all was calm. W.C. Arnold spent years representing the canned salmon industry. Henry Benson later became territorial commissioner of labor, an elected office. In the 1950s political power was leaving Southeastern Alaska, as our population...
Robert Simpson

...small ski-plane, for a picnic on the Mendenhall Ice Field. It was a perfect day. They were married by the Territorial Commissioner H.C. Leege in 1958 and had three children: Kristina (Kris), Steven (Steve), and Lisa.In 1965, the...
This Day in History

...of Council on the Seward Peninsula was staked and a mining district formed. In 1949, Dr. James Ryan, the Territorial commissioner of education, told a Senate committee that Alaska children were of superior intelligence because of the "high-grade...


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