100 Years of Alaska's Legislature
"From Territorial Days to Today"


1913 to 2013

Juneau, Alaska

State & Territorial



William Egan

OCCUPATION: Businessman from Valdez

BIRTH DATE/PLACE: 10/08/1914;
Valdez, Alaska

EDUCATION: High School: Valdez High School
College/University: University of Alaska, Honorary Doctor of Laws, 1972

MILITARY: US Army Air Corps, 3 years, WWII, 1943-1946

SPOUSE: Desdia Neva McKitrick

CHILDREN: Dennis

EMPLOYMENT: Truck Driver, Bartender, Gold Miner, Fisherman, Aviator, Valdez;
Mayor, Valdez, Alaska;
Proprietor, General Merchandise Store, Valdez, Alaska;
Tennessee Plan US "Senator";
Alaska Governor;
Sales Representative, Equitable Life Insurance Company, Anchorage, Alaska;
President, West Coast Mortgage and Investment, Co., Seattle, Washington;
President, Security Income Corporation, Seattle, Washington

SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS: Member, Pioneers

OTHER: President, Alaska Constitutional Convention; Received "Alaskan of the Year" Award, 1971