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31 Mar 1907 1
Chicago, Illinois 2
Death:
10 Jan 1997 1
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Robert B Atwood 1
Birth:
31 Mar 1907 1
Chicago, Illinois 2
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10 Jan 1997 1
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Last Residence: Anchorage, AK 1
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Robert B. Atwood

Anchorage, Alaska

Name Robert B. Atwood

Born March 31, 1907 - Chicago, Illinois

Alaska Resident 1933-1997

City Anchorage, Alaska

Occupation Newspaper Owner and Publisher, Anchorage Daily Times, the most prominent pro-statehood newspaper in Alaska.

  • ATG lieutenant - 1941-47
  • Chairman, Alaska Statehood Committee
  • Arranged and travelled with the "Statehood Flight" to Washington D.C., where he personally lobbied President Eisenhower to support statehood for Alaska.
  • Unsuccessful candidate for "Alaska-Tennessee Plan" Congressional Delegation.
  • Norweigian Consul - 1959
  • "Alaskan of the Year" - 1967
  • Director, National Municipal League - 1969

Died January 10, 1997 - Anchorage, Alaska

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