Andrew Schwaesdall

Obit:Thursday, February 1, 1968

End of the Trail

Notices 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.

Andrew Schwaesdall, 82, who walked from Valdez to Fairbanks in 1912, died September 1 at Fairbanks Community Hospital. A life member of the Pioneers of Alaska, Schwaesdall worked in the Koyukuk, Iditarod d Wiseman areas. He operated the Fairbanks Hotel before retiring to his homestead on Chena Hot Springs Road. Surviving are his widow, Helen, two daughters, Mrs. Vorel Gard, Portland, Ore., and Mrs. Lillia Robinson, San Diego, Calif., and two sons, Robert and Edward, both of San Diego, and a stepson, Seward Olson, Fairbanks.

Source: Alaska Sportsman, November 1968

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