Creating Alaska

Claire Engle

US Representative (1943-59)

US Senator (1959-64)

Role in Statehood Struggle
  • Public advocate for Alaska statehood
  • Chairman of House Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs (responsible for reviewing legislation dealing with Alaska statehood)
Personal Information

Name Claire Engle
Occupation Lawyer
Born
September 21, 1911 - Bakersfield, California
Died
July 30, 1964 - Washington D.C.    

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