Creating Alaska

Oscar Chapman

US Secretary of the Interior (1949-53)

Role in Statehood Struggle
  • Public advocate for Alaska statehood
  • As Truman's Secretary of the Interior, advocated for Alaska Statehood, reflecting the views of the Truman Administration
Personal Information

Name Oscar Littleton Chapman
Public Official
October 22, 1896 - Omega, Virginia
February 8, 1978 - Colorado

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