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

1913 to 2013

Juneau, Alaska

State & Territorial

George Gasser

OCCUPATION:Agronomist from Fairbanks

BIRTH DATE/PLACE:12/10/1875; Youngstown, Ohio

EDUCATION:High School: Manhattan, Kansas; College/University: Kansas State College, Bachelor of Science Degree, 1905, Manhattan, Kansas; College/University: University of Alaska, Honorary Doctorate of Science, 1955, Alaska

SPOUSE:Minnie Beatrice Peck

EMPLOYMENT:Superintendent, Experiment Station, Rampart, Alaska; Director, Experiment State, University of Alaska; Professor and Dean, University of Alaska; Commissioner, Territorial Department of Agriculture, Alaska

SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS:Member, Rotary; Member, Arctic Institute of America; Member, American Association for the Advancement of Science

OTHER:Developed varieties of wheat and barley suitable for growing in Alaska