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


1913 to 2013

Juneau, Alaska

State & Territorial



William Britt

OCCUPATION: Pharmacist from Juneau

BIRTH DATE/PLACE: 09/12/1868; Norway

SPOUSE: Sophia Lind

CHILDREN: Jacob William

EDUCATION: College/University: University of Christiana, Bachelor of Science Degree

EMPLOYMENT: Pharmacist, Chicago; Established, Drug Store, Skagway; School Treasurer, Skagway; City Magistrate, Skagway; Established, Pharmacy, Juneau; Norwegian Vice Consul, Southern Alaska, 1914-1932

SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS: Member, Territorial Historical Library & Museum Commission; Member, Masons; Member, Elks; President/Member, Alaska Territorial Pharmacy Board; Member, Juneau City Council; Member, Skagway School Board; Member, Skagway City Council

OTHER: Joined Klondike Gold Rush Stampede, 1898; Knighted by the King of Norway