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


1913 to 2013

Juneau, Alaska

State & Territorial



Vance Phillips

OCCUPATION: Construction Contractor, Real Estate Developer from Anchorage

BIRTH DATE/PLACE: 12/28/1915 Garfield, Utah

EDUCATION: High School: Juab High School, Nephi, Utah

MILITARY SERVICE: US Army, Aleutians, Southeastern and Central Alaska, Fort Richardson, 2 years, 1944-1946

SPOUSE: Gertrude M. Bertelsen

CHILDREN: Vance, Jr., Cynthia Karen

EMPLOYMENT: Surveyor, Kodiak; Heavy Equipment Operator, Kodiak; Owner, Mt. McKinley Excavating Co.; Co-Owner/President, Caribou Department Stores; Real Estate Developer, Anchorage

SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS: Member, City Parks and Recreation Board, Anchorage; President/Member, Lions; Member, Elks; Member, Anchorage Chamber of Commerce; Member, Alaska Big Game Trophy Club; Member, Anchorage Roundtable

SPECIAL INTERESTS: Contracting, retailing