Will H. Chase
|Obit:||Thursday, October 1, 1964|
End of the TrailNotices in this section are limited to names of those who have achieved pioneer status through many years in the North, or who are otherwise of unquestioned importance in the daily scene.
An ardent outdoorsman and dedicated civic leader, he served 24 terms as mayor of Cordova, and was a member of the Territory's first Game Commission and its first Health Commission. He also served as president of the Pioneers of Alaska. He wrote a number of books which reflected his interest in Alaska's history. wilderness and wildlife. including "Sourdough Pot," "Trailblazers of Bygone Days" and "Man and Beast."
Source: Alaska Sportsman, Feb 1965
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