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

1913 to 2013

Juneau, Alaska

State & Territorial

E. M. Polley

OCCUPATION:Carpenter, Bookkeeper from Juneau

BIRTH DATE/PLACE:06/09/1887;
South Boston, Massachusetts

EDUCATION:High School: Winchester, Massachusetts

MILITARY SERVICE:US Army, Quartermaster Corps., WWI, 1918 - 1919

SPOUSE:Edna Evelyn York

CHILDREN:Clayton Leslie

EMPLOYMENT:Employee, Father's Building Contractor Business, Massachusetts; Carpenter, A.J. Mine, Juneau; Street Commissioner, City of Juneau; Employee, W.P. Mills Company, Sitka; Tax Clerk, Territorial Treasurer's Office, Juneau; Tax Clerk, United States Forest Service, Juneau; Tax Collector, Enforcing School Tax Collection & Remittance, Territory of Alaska

SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS:Member, American Legion; Member, Elks; Member, Odd Fellows

OTHER:Helped Establish, American Legion Sitka Post;
Served, National Committee;
Legislative Accomplishment: Child Welfare Reform Act;
Juneau home built at 604 W. 12th Street (with wife Edna & son Clayton),
property remains in the Polley family and is presently owned by Ernest's
great-grandson and wife, Mikko & Caro Rosier Polley