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Walter J. Hickel

Walter J. HickelAKA Walter Joseph Hickel

Born: 18-Aug-1919
Birthplace: Ellinwood, KS
Died: 7-May-2010
Location of death: Anchorage, AK
Cause of death: Natural Causes

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: See Note [1]

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Twice Governor of Alaska

Military service: (civilian flight maintenance inspector, for US Army Air Corps)

[1] Republican Party, 1st term. Alaskan Independence Party, 2nd term.

Wife: Janice Cannon (m. 1941, d. 1943 illness, one son)
Son: Ted
Wife: Ermalee Strutz (m. 1945, five sons)
Son: Bob
Son: Wally, Jr.
Son: Jack
Son: Joe
Son: Karl

    High School: Claflin, KS

    Governor of Alaska (1990-94, as Alaskan Independence Party)
    US Secretary of the Interior (1969-70, fired over Vietnam War controversy)
    Governor of Alaska (1966-69, resigned)
    Republican National Committee (1960-64)
    Republican National Committee (1954-59)
    Alaskan Independence Party (1990-94)
    Elizabeth Dole Committee
    Elizabeth Dole for President
    George W. Bush for President
    It's My Party Too National Advisory Board
    Northern Lights PAC
    Romney for President
    Rudy Giuliani Presidential Committee
    Santorum 2006

Author of books:
Who Owns America? (1971, nonfiction)
Crisis in the Commons: The Alaska Solution (2002, nonfiction)

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