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    Wickersham, Alaska, and the Organic Act

    I came across this recently on the Alaska Historical Society website (http://alaskahistoricalsociety.org/discover-alaska/this-month-in-alaska-history/):  August 24, 1912 – President William Howard Taft signed the Organic Act which created the Territory of Alaska. The signing took place on the birthday of Delegate James…