B. Frank Heintzleman

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B. Frank Heintzleman
8th Governor of Alaska Territory
In office
April 10, 1953 – January 4, 1957
Nominated byDwight D. Eisenhower
Preceded byErnest Gruening
Succeeded byWaino Edward Hendrickson Territorial Acting Governor of Alaska
Personal details
Born
Benjamin Franklin Heintzleman

(1888-12-03)December 3, 1888
Fayetteville, Pennsylvania
DiedJune 24, 1965(1965-06-24) (aged 76)
Juneau, Alaska
Political partyRepublican

Benjamin Franklin Heintzleman (December 3, 1888 – June 24, 1965) was an American forester and politician. He was Governor of Alaska Territory, a position he held from 1953 till 1957.[1] Heintzleman's resignation became effective on January 4, 1957, when Territorial Secretary became Acting Governor.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Alaska Governor Quits". New York Times. December 19, 1956. p. 24.
  2. "Alaska Governor Quits". New York Times. January 5, 1957. p. 7.