Chester M. Archibald

Obit:Monday, October 9, 1978

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.

Chester M. "Arch" Archbald, 80, died October 9 in Santa Barbara, CA. A World War I veteran, he arrived in Alaska in 1926 as district ranger for the U.S. Forest Service in Petersburg, He lived in Ketchikan from 1932 until his retirement in 1964; for many years he was superintendent of the South Tongass National Forest. � [Apr1979]

Source: Alaska Sportsman, April 1979

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