Biographies


Bernhard M. Behrends

Behrends, Bernhard M., banker, merchant; born in Germany, Feb. 6, 1862; son of Bernhard and Anna (Fass) Behrends; educated in Germany; married in Sitka, Alaska, Oct. 30, 1889. Was manager of the Sitka Trading Co., at Juneau, 1887-1891; and since 1891 in general mercantile and banking business for himself, having the oldest bank in Alaska. He has been treasurer of the incorporated town of Juneau since its incorporation. Democrat. Presbyteriaan. He is a 32 degree Mason, an Elk, and Knight of Pythias. Recreation Bowling and general athletics. Clubs: Elks, Juneau (Alaska); Arctic (Seattle, Wash.).

[The American Blue Book of Biography, Men of 1912; transcribed by cddd]

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Behrends, Bernard M., banker and merchant of Juneau, Alaska, was born Feb. 6, 1862, in Germany. He has been treasurer of Juneau since its incorporation. He was manager of the Sitka Trading company; and since 1891 has been in the general mercantile and banking business for himself, having the oldest bank in Alaska.

[Herringshaw's American Blue Book of Biography, 1915; submitted by cddd]


Melville C. Brown

Brown, Melville C., lawyer and jurist of Juneau, Alaska. In 1901-02 he was judge of the United States district court of Alaska; and was also district judge of the United States court of appeals.

[Herringshaw's American Blue Book of Biography, 1915; submitted by cddd]


Walter Eli Clark

Clark, Walter Eli, governor of Alaska territory, was born Jan. 7, 1869, in Ashford, Conn. He has been a successful journalist since 1909; he has been governor of Alaska territory, his present term ending in 1913; and resides in Juneau, Alaska.

[The American Blue Book of Biography, Men of 1912; transcribed by cddd]


Joseph Raphael Crimont

Crimont, Joseph Raphael, prefect apostolic of Alaska, was born Feb. 2, 1858, in Ferrieres, France. In 1890-92 he was superior St. Xavier's mission of Montana; in 1897-1901 was superintendent of the holy cross mission of Alaska; and in 1901-1904 was president of Gonzaga college of Spokane, Wash. Since 1904 he has been prefect apostolic of Alaska at Juneau.

[Herringshaw's American Blue-Book of Biography, Prominent American of 1914; transcribed by cddd]


A. K. Delaney

Delaney, A. K., lawyer and jurist of Juneau, Alaska. Since 1897 he has been judge of the United States district court of Alaska.

[Herringshaw's American Blue-Book of Biography, Prominent American of 1914; transcribed by cddd]


Royal Arch Gunnison

Judge United States district court for Alaska, was born June 24, 1876, in Binghamton, N. Y. In 1898-1904 he was Unites States referee in bankruptcy. Since 1903 he has been Unites States district judge for Alaska territory; and resides in Juneau, Alaska.

[Progressive Americans of the Twentieth Century, 1910; submitted by cddd]


John Fuller Malony

Malony, John Fuller, lawyer and capitalist of Juneau, Alaska, was born in 1860 in Minnesota. He has been a representative in the Montana state legislature. He is present of the Alaska Electric Light and Power company.

[Herringshaw's American Blue-Book of Biography, Prominent American of 1914; transcribed by cddd]


Royal Arch Gunnison

Gunnison, Royal Arch, lawyer, was born June 24. 1873, in Binghamton, N.Y.; graduated from Cornell University in 1896 with the degree of LL.B.; admitted to the bar New York State in 1897. In 1898-1904 he was United States referee in bankruptcy. Now resident lecturer on bankruptcy at Cornell University, 1900-97. United States district judge for Alaska territory, 1904-09. Now practicing law and residing at Juneau, Alaska.

[The American Blue Book of Biography, Men of 1912; transcribed by cddd]


John T. Spikett

Spickett, John T., actor, merchant and public official of Juneau, Alaska, was born Jan. 4, 1859, in Bristol, England. He is the proprietor and owner of the Franklin Hotel of Juneau, Alaska.

[Herringshaw's American Blue-Book of Biography, Prominent American of 1914; transcribed by cddd]


Arthur Clarence Thane

Chewelah, Wash.

Proposed by Preston Locke, Bert F. Smith, L. K. Armstrong.

Born 1886, San Francisco, Cal.
1902-05, School of Mechanical Arts, San Francisco, Cal.
1914-15, Healds Engrg. School.
1913-14, Foreman, Sheepcreek Tunnel, Gastineau Min. Co., Juneau, Alaska; Assayer, Surveyor, Eagle River Min. Co., Amalza, Alaska.
1915-16, Millman, Alaska Gastineau Min. Co., Thane, Alaska.
Present position-1917 to date: Mill Foreman, Northwest Magnesite Co.

[Bi-monthly Bulletin of the American Institute of Mining Engineers, 1919; submitted by cddd]


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