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


1913 to 2013

Juneau, Alaska

State & Territorial



John Hellenthal

EMPLOYMENT: Attorney, Law Practice with Ralph Cottis, Anchorage; City Attorney, Anchorage; Delegate, Constitutional Convention, 1955-1956; Chairman, Democratic Central Committee

SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS: Member, WICHE; Member, Elks; Member, Pioneers; Member, American Legion; Member, V.F.W.

OTHER: Compiled first state code as a member of the Legislative Council, 1963

EDUCATION: High School: Juneau, Alaska College/University: University of Michigan, BA; Santa Clara University, California; Notre Dame University, Bachelor of Law; Admitted, Alaska Bar, 1940

SPOUSE: Larue Geiger

CHILDREN: Catherine Lee, Steve, Marc Edwin

MILITARY SERVICE: US Army, 4 years

OCCUPATION: Lawyer from Anchorage

BIRTH DATE/PLACE: 02/20/1915; Juneau, Alaska