Creating Alaska

Frank Peratrovich

Member, Alaska Statehood Committee

Delegate & Vice President, Alaska Constitutional Convention

State & Territorial Legislator

Mayor, City of Klawock
 

Role in Statehood Struggle
  • Only Alaska Native elected to the Constitutional Convention
  • Served on Alaska Statehood Committee from 1949-59
  • President of the Alaska Native Brotherhood
Personal Information

Name Frank Peratrovich
City
Klawock
Occupation
Merchant
Born
April 2, 1895 - Klawock, Alaska
Died
January, 1984 - Ketchikan
Alaska Resident
Lifelong

Further Information

Honors

  • Honorary Doctorate of Public Service, University of Alaska - 1973
  • 49er Hall of Fame
  • President, Alaska Native Brotherhood

Selected Newspaper Articles  

For more newspaper articles, visit the Statehood Newspaper Archive

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