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Famous Graves in Alaska

29 records found


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Will Rogers

4 Nov 1879 – 15 Aug 1935

Humorist, Actor, Author. Born William Penn Adair Rogers the...

Wiley Post Cenotaph

22 Nov 1898 – 15 Aug 1935

Pioneer Aviator. He began his career in the early 1920s as a...

Col Archie Thomas Van Winkle Cenotaph

17 Mar 1925 – 20 May 1986

Korean War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was awarded...

James Leroy Bondsteel

18 Jul 1947 – 9 Apr 1987

Vietnam War Congressional Medal Of Honor Recipient. Served as a...

Ada Blackjack Johnson

10 May 1898 – 29 May 1983

Explorer. The press dubbed her "the Heroine of Wrangel Island,"...

No grave photo

Marie Smith Jones

14 May 1918 – 21 Jan 2008

Native Eyak Chief. She was the last full-blooded Eyak Indian and...

Col Mary Louise Milligan Rasmuson

11 Apr 1911 – 30 Jul 2012

Military Pioneer. A founding member of the Women's Army Corps...

No grave photo

Chief Sonihat

1855 – 1912

Chief - He was the chief of the Haida Indians from the Queen...

Charles William “Charley” Paddock

11 Aug 1900 – 21 Jul 1943

Olympic Games Gold Medalist Athlete. Born in Gainesville, Texas,...

Joseph Edward “Joe” Redington, Sr

1 Feb 1917 – 24 Jun 1999

Regarded as the "Father of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, "The...

Anna Marly

30 Oct 1917 – 16 Feb 2006

Russian-French Singer and WWII Resistance figure.

Princess Wah Nese Red Rock

26 Jan 1913 – 4 Jan 1988

Singer, Actress. She was the daughter of the last chief of the...

No grave photo

Michael Anthony Stepovich

12 Mar 1919 – 14 Feb 2014

Governor of Alaska. A member of the Republican Party, he served...

Leon Kelly

24 Sep 1925 – 26 Apr 1991

Musician. He was a reknowned steel guitarist who played with...

Walter Joseph “Wally” Hickel

18 Aug 1919 – 7 May 2010

Presidential Cabinet Secretary, Alaska Governor. He served as the...

Kermit Roosevelt

10 Oct 1889 – 4 Jun 1943

Explorer, Soldier, Businessman, and Author. He was the second...

Sydney Mortimer Laurence

14 Oct 1865 – 12 Sep 1940

Artist. Famous for painting and photographing the Alaskan...

George Alexander Parks

29 May 1883 – 11 May 1984

Alaska Territorial Governor. He graduated from the Colorado...

Joseph “Joe” Juneau

28 May 1836 – Mar 1899

Joe Juneau was a Canadian miner and prospector and co-founder,...

Howard Wallace Pollock

11 Apr 1920 – 9 Jan 2011

US Congressman. A member of the Republican Party, he served the...

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