Alaska

Zachary Joshua Loussac: Jewish Pharmacist, Philanthropist, & Mayor of Anchorage, Alaska

Zachary Joshua Loussac Values Codes I – E – L – P   Z. J. Loussac was Alaska’s first philanthropist. He was the first living Alaskan to turn over a good share of his wealth to his beloved land. He was the proud recipient of an honorary

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Leopold David: Jewish Civil Servant & the First Mayor of Anchorage

Leopold David Values Codes I – E – L   Leopold David was born in 1881 in Nordhausen, Germany.   Along the way As a child, David’s parents brought him and his four siblings – Hannah, Clara, Martha and Max (d. 1901) – to America. They settled

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William David Gross: Jewish Pioneer of the Alaskan Movie Theater Business

William David Gross Values Codes I – E – L   William David Gross was born in 1879 in Russia.*   Along the way With his parents, William Gross traveled as a child to America, where they settled in Seattle, Washington.   Alaska Before 1896, William Gross

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“Colonel” Solomon Ripinsky: Jewish Educator and Civic Service Pioneer of Alaska

“Colonel” Solomon Ripinsky Values Codes I – H – E – L   Sol Ripinsky was born in 1859 in Ripin, Poland.   Along the way In 1870, Sol Ripinsky journeyed to America, at the age of 11. He worked for a brother’s clothing store in Shreveport,

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