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1932-1949 Honorary Degree Recipients

YearName Biographical InformationDegree AwardedInst.
1932 Gen. James Gordon Steese dDirector, Alaska Railroad and Alaska RoadsD. ScienceUA
1935 Hon. James Wickersham d Judge; Congressional Delegate 1909-21; 1931-33; instrumental in the creation of the University of AlaskaLL.D.UA
1940 Jacob P. Anderson d Alaska BotanistD. ScienceUA
1946 Herbert Brandt d Ornithologist, Dean of Men at UAD. ScienceUA
1948 Stuart Lyman d 1st Director of Geophysical ObservatoryD. Science UA
1949 William Elmhirst Duckering d 1st Dean of University of AlaskaD. EngineeringUA
1949 Henry M. Jackson d US Congressman from WashingtonLL.D.UA