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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...
Former Alaska territorial governor dies at 94

...statehood and served as one of the state's last territorial governors has died.Mike Stepovich died early Friday in...Legislature in the 1950s before Eisenhower appointed him territorial governor in 1957 at the age of 38.Stepovich resigned...
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...
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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...
Reaching out: Digital access to the state's collections

...entity,Authorized by Congress in 1900, Alaska's Historical Library and Museum was mostly made up of what the Territorial governors had been collecting over the years, Simard said. A permanent home for those materials wasn't found until 1920...
Eight stars of gold on a field of blue

In 1925, President Calvin Coolidge appointed George A. Parks as territorial Governor of Alaska. This marked an important turning point in Alaska politics because, unlike previous appointees, Parks was a long-time...
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...
An executive mansion or an Alaskan house?

...did any physical damage to the place," Egan said. "That's something ... the Gruening kids can't say."Territorial Governor Ernest Gruening lived in the Governor's House before the Egans did. Grandson Clark Gruening, who also became...
Being prepared for 'something more'

...bundle of papers about Ernest Gruening from the autograph dealer Howard S. Mott of Sheffield, Mass. Gruening was territorial governor from 1939 to 1953. He wrote a letter on April 11, 1956 to the historian Mrs. John Allen Davis of Nantucket Island...

...these interests have ebbed and flowed up the edge of Capitol Hill. In fact, from around 1906 until 1912, the Territorial Governor's house and office were located on the northwest corner of Sixth and Main, a block farther up Main than the Capitol...


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