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


1913 to 2013

Juneau, Alaska

State & Territorial



Bruce Kendall

OTHER: Candidate for State Governor, 1966

SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS: Member, Masons; Member, Elks; Member, Shrine; Member, Moose; Member, Democratic Club

OTHER: Republican Candidate, State Governor, 1966

OCCUPATION: Hotel Owner/Operator from Valdez

BIRTH DATE/PLACE: 02/28/1919; Martinsburg, Nebraska

EDUCATION: High School: Sioux City, Iowa

SPOUSE: Mae Bernadine McCabe

CHILDREN: Brucella, Sherian, Marsha, Bruce Biers Jr., Lea Gilda

EMPLOYMENT: Staff, Martin & Jackson Hotels, Sioux City, Iowa; Fireman, Yukon Riverboat "Alice"; Desk Clerk, Anchorage Hotel; Proprietor, Lind-Dudley Hotel, Anchorage; Holds Interest, Yellow & Red Cab Co.'s; Owner, Gastineau Hotel, Juneau; Proprietor, Fifth Ave. Hotel, Anchorage; Part Owner/Operator, Parsons Hotel, Anchorage; Proprietor, Valdez Hotel, Valdez; Owner/Operator, Anchorage Hotel Chain: Roosevelt, Big Timber Motel, Woods Motel, Kobuk, North Star, & Mush Inn Motel