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October 19, 2023

October 19, 1923 – The Wrangell Commercial Club voted unanimously in favor of the division of a new territory out of Southeastern Alaska and voted unanimously in favor of holding a convention at Juneau to consider the question and to make arrangements to inaugurate a campaign to bring about the division. The action of the Wrangell Commercial Club was based upon the request of the Ketchikan City Council that the people of Southeastern Alaska give serious attention to the matter of Territorial division. The Wrangell Commercial Club, acting unanimously on all propositions, favored the 141st...

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