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


1913 to 2013

Juneau, Alaska

State & Territorial



John Powers

OCCUPATION: Teamster, Miner, Merchant from Eagle

BIRTH DATE/PLACE: 03/02/1870
Memphis, Tennessee

SPOUSE: Married (Spouse's name unspecified)

MILITARY SERVICE: Served in the Spanish-American War

EMPLOYMENT: Railroad Engineer, Various Railroads; Mail Contractor, Eagle to Chicken; Freighter, Miner, Store Proprietor, Alaska; U.S. Commissioner, Alaska; U.S. Marshal, Alaska; Mayor, Eagle

SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS: Member, Pioneers