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.
Thomas P. Smith, a resident of Juneau since the turn of the century, died August 22 at the age of 91. Born and raised in Kansas, he came west as a young man and to Juneau in March of 1900. He worked as a miner and fisherman, and for many years operated a boat charter service, first with the Dixon and then with the American the First. "Captain Tom," as he was called, made his home in recent years at the Juneau Hotel where he ran the elevator.Ã?Â Final rites were conducted at the Moose Hall on September 8.Ã?Â [Nov1965]
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