Harold L. Moats

Obit:Jul 1967
Anchorage Co, Alaska

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Harold L. Moats, 58, top military engineer for civil works in Alaska for more than twenty years, died of a heart attack in Anchorage in late July. Serving throughout World War II in military construction in Alaska, Moats played a leading role in formation of the U.S. Army Engineer District, Alaska, in 1946. He supervised work on a number of major hydroelectric studies in the state, and following retirement in 1964, served as chief engineering advisor to Yukon Power for America, Inc., the state-wide group pushing for Rampart Dam. Surviving are the widow, of Anchorage, a brother, R. Norman Moats, of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and a sister, Mrs. Dorothy Robbins of Torkio, Mo. Final rites were conducted at Anchorage's All Saints Episcopal Church, with burial in Angelus Memorial Park.� � [Oct1967]

Source: Alaska Sportsman, Oct 1967

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