KTOO: Vic Fischer, the last surviving signer of Alaska’s constitution, dies at 99
KTUU: Family and friends react to passing of Alaska great Vic Fischer
Victor Fischer (May 2, 1924 – October 22, 2023) was a German-American politician from the state of Alaska. A member of the Democratic Party, he served as a delegate to the Constitutional Convention that drafted Alaska’s constitution in 1955 and 1956. After the death of fellow delegate Katie Hurley in 2021, Fischer was the last surviving participant in the constitutional convention. Fischer later served in the Alaska Senate, as president of the University of Alaska Institute of Social and Economic Research, and as assistant secretary of the Housing and Home Finance Agency.
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KRBD: Whale Pass wants carbon credits instead of timber sale but state says no and more ->
Resurrection Bay Historical Society: Thursdays: Our History on Nov. 16 will feature Mary Ann Benoit, president of the Seward Rotary Club, detailing her organization’s work on the Rotary Park Fish and Wildlife Viewing Area.
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By Alaska Division of Forestry & Fire Protection: October is National Firewood Month: Learn about harvesting firewood on State land near you