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Governor's holiday open house on Tuesday

...mansion, located at 716 Calhoun Ave., was built in 1912, and the first open house was held the following year by Territorial Governor Walter Eli Clark and his family on New Year's Day 1913. The holiday event has been held every year, with the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-08/governors-holiday-open-house-tuesday
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Former Alaska territorial governor dies at 94

...Stepovich served three terms in the Alaska Territorial Legislature in the 1950s before Eisenhower appointed him territorial governor in 1957 at the age of 38.Stepovich resigned a year later for an unsuccessful bid for U.S. Senate.Besides...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-16/former-alaska-territorial-governor-dies
State
Photo: Ernest Gruening Day

...of Alaska Statehood" and as a champion of Alaska Native civil rights. Gruening was the longest serving Alaska Territorial governor, serving from 1939 to 1953. In 1959, he was elected to be one of the first two U.S. Senators after Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2013-02-07/photo-ernest-gruening-day
Not For Web
Ceremony scheduled for Ernest Gruening Day

...Gruening's grandsons were invited to attend the event, Venables said.Gruening was the longest serving Alaska Territorial governor, serving from 1939 to 1953. In 1959, he was elected to be one of the first two U.S. Senators when Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-02-05/ceremony-scheduled-ernest-gruening-day
Local
Architect presents 'A History of the Capitol Building'

...architect working for the secretary of the treasury. And at the bottom of the list, in the ? smallest font, is the territorial governor, George Parks."Jensen took questions after his presentation, fielding one on the plans for the Capitol's...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-03-04/architect-presents-history-capitol-buil
State
People make up the state; strike down House Bill 77

...and end by sharing from Ernest Gruening's landmark book, "The State of Alaska." Gruening was a three-term territorial governor of Alaska and, in 1959, was appointed the first U.S. Senator of our newly established state. Major sections...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-02-24/people-make-state-strike-down-house-b
Opinion
Around the state

Stepmother of territorial governor dies FAIRBANKS -- Vuka Stepovich...stepmother of Alaska's last territorial governor as a gracious person who loved...up to become Alaska's last territorial governor. ``Wise Mike'' Stepovich...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081100/Loc_as.html
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...JUNEAU EMPIRE Stepmother of territorial governor dies FAIRBANKS -- Vuka Stepovich...stepmother of Alaska's last territorial governor as a gracious person who...to become Alaska's last territorial governor. ``Wise Mike'' Stepovich...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081100/Loc_as.shtml
Images from another time: Territorial governor's birthday, 1969

Former territorial Gov. George Alexander Parks, left, and then-Gov. Keith Miller prepare to have birthday cake for Parks on July 3, 1969, at the Capitol.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112906/loc_20061129016.shtml
News
This Day in History

In Alaska In 1883, George A. Parks, the 11th territorial governor of Alaska, was born in Denver, Colorado. In 1885, the Juneau Public School System began as a one-teacher, one-room school...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052905/sta_20050529014.shtml
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