William B. Heidelberger

Death:Tuesday, September 2, 1980

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William B. Heidelberger, 73, who moved to Skagway in 1938 to work for the White Pass SL Yukon Route, died September 2 in Dallas, Oregon, where he had moved when he retired. During World War II, he was officer in charge of the Civilian Travel Bureau for the U.S. Army in Skagway. He and his wife, Mae, who survives, built and operated Mae's Snack Shack in Skagway. [Feb1981]

Source: Alaska Sportsman, Feb 1981

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