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


1913 to 2013

Juneau, Alaska

State & Territorial



Francis Wirth

EMPLOYMENT: Employee, Everett Pacific shipyard, Everett, Washington; Deputy US Marshal, Fairbanks and points along the Yukon and Kuskokwim Rivers, Alaska; City Councilman, Nenana, Alaska; Chief of detectives, Fairbanks, Alaska; Chief of police, Sitka, Alaska; Proprietor, hotel and bar, Fairbanks, Alaska; Founder, private detective agency, Wirth Investigations, Anchorage, Alaska; Assemblyman, Anchorage Borough, Alaska

OCCUPATION: Law enforcement officer, businessman from Fairbanks

BIRTH DATE/PLACE: 07/10/1920 Indianapolis, Indiana

EDUCATION: Grade and High School: Helena, Montana; College/University: Business College, Everett, Washington;

SPOUSE: Sylvia

CHILDREN: Rita, Cecelia

MILITARY SERVICE: US Navy, one year, 1942-1943