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


1913 to 2013

Juneau, Alaska

State & Territorial



A. Von James

OCCUPATION: Lawyer, artist from Nome

BIRTH DATE/PLACE: 07/15/1919
Miles City, Montana

EMPLOYMENT: Construction Worker, Alaska-Canada highways and at Nome, Alaska;
Deputy US Marshal, Nome, Alaska;
US Commissioner, Nome, Alaska;
US District Attorney, second judicial division, Nome, Alaska;
Lawyer, private practice, Nome;
City attorney, Nome, Alaska;
Superior court judge, Juneau, Alaska;
US district judge, Anchorage, Alaska

EDUCATION: Grade and High School: Oak Park, Illinois; College/University: Albion College, Michigan, Bachelor of Arts Degree; College/University: Northwestern University, Illinois, Doctor of Jurisprudence

SPOUSE: Verna E. Johnson

SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS: Member, Sigma Nu; Member, American Ornithologists' Union; President, Anchorage Fine Arts Museum Association; President, Alaska Bar Association