Legislature(1957-1958)

Committee/Member Information


Robert Sheldon
LEGISLATIVE SERVICE:
1959-1960 Representative District  
1965-1966 Representative District
OCCUPATION:
Businessman from Fairbanks
BIRTH DATE/PLACE:
06/03/1883;
Snohomish, Washington
EDUCATION:
High School: International Correspondence School, Snohomish, Washington
SPOUSE:
Anne Bergman
CHILDREN:
Frances Ruth
OTHER:
Built 1st automobile in Alaska, 1905;
Drove 1st automobile over Richardson Highway, 1913
EMPLOYMENT:
Longshoreman/Engineer in Charge, White Pass & Yukon Railway, Skagway;
Power Plant Engineer, Mailboat (running between Skagway, Juneau, Haines, Sitka);
Staff, Skagway Post Office;
Operator, Northern Commercial Co.'s Powerhouse, Fairbanks;
State Business, Richardson Highway;
Road Commissioner, 4th Division, Alaska Road Commission(ARC);
Proprietor, Tourist Concession, Mt. McKinley Park;
Postmaster, Fairbanks;
Executive Director, Territorial Unemployment Compensation Commission, Juneau;
Director, 1st Federal Savings & Loan Association
SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS:
Member, Pioneers;
Member, Masons;
Member, Eastern Star;
President/Member, Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce