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


1913 to 2013

Juneau, Alaska

State & Territorial



Dora Sweeney

OCCUPATION: Secretary from Juneau

BIRTH DATE/PLACE: 06/19/1907;
Biwabie, Minnesota

EDUCATION: High School: Juneau High School, graduate College/University: Stateside Business College, Seattle, Washington

SPOUSE: Edward Sweeney

EMPLOYMENT: Staff, Bureau of Indian Affairs; Staff, Territorial Health Department; Staff, Shattuck Insurance Agency; Secretary, Alaska Territorial Senate; Delegate, Constitutional Convention, 1955 & 1956; Staff, Hellenthal & Hellenthal Attorneys, Juneau; Staff, Sommers Construction Company; Legislative Historian, Legislative Council; Sergeant-at-Arms, Alaska House of Representatives

SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS: Grand Secretary/Member, Pioneers Auxiliary; President/Member, Business and Professional Women; Member, Eastern Star; Member, Order Rainbow Girls

OTHER: First female Sergeant-at-Arms, Alaska House of Representatives, 1966