Frank A. Degnan

Obit:Nov 1980

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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.

Frank A. Degnan, 79, of Unalakleet, who was born in Saint Michael, died Thanksgiving Day at Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage. He had worked as a gold miner, silent movie actor, construction worker, commercial fisherman, bush manager for Wien Air Alaska, and operator of a cab service in Unalakieet. He was a member of the 1951 Territorial Legislature and president of Unalakieet village for 25 years. He served in the Alaska Territorial Ouard and on the Alaska Board of Fish & Game, as well as the Rural Affairs Commission. His wife, Ada. survives. [Mar1981]

Source: Alaska Sportsman, Feb 1981

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