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


1913 to 2013

Juneau, Alaska

State & Territorial



T. J. DeVane

OCCUPATION: Businessman from Ruby

BIRTH DATE/PLACE: 01/22/1887; Bladen County, North Carolina

EDUCATION: High School: Clarkton Military Institute, North Carolina

MILITARY SERVICE: US Commander, 9 years, 1913-1921

SPOUSE: Anna D. Von Ruth Willis

CHILDREN: Harvey, Coralyne

EMPLOYMENT: Telegrapher, Atlantic Coastline Railroad;
Employee, US Signal Corps, Fairbanks, Alaska;
Operator, General Mercantile Store, Kokrines, Alaska;
Proprietor, Fur Trading Post, Kokrines, Alaska;
Agent, Petroleum Products, Kokrine, Alaska;
Manager and Chief Dispatcher, Pan-American Airways, Seattle, Washington;

SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS: Member, Elks