Byron Mallott

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Byron Mallott
Mallott smiling, wearing native Tlingit dress
12th Lieutenant Governor of Alaska
In office
December 1, 2014 – October 16, 2018
GovernorBill Walker
Preceded byMead Treadwell
Succeeded byValerie Davidson
Mayor of Juneau
In office
October 4, 1994 – February 13, 1995
Preceded byJamie Parsons
Succeeded byDennis Egan
Commissioner of the Alaska Department of Community and Regional Affairs
In office
1972–1974
GovernorBill Egan
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byLee McAnerney
Mayor of Yakutat
In office
1965–1966
Preceded byJB Mallott
Succeeded byJerry Nelson
Personal details
Born (1943-04-06) April 6, 1943 (age 76)
Yakutat, Alaska, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic [1]
Spouse(s)Toni Mallott
Children5
EducationWestern Washington University

Byron I. Mallott (born April 6, 1943) is an American politician, elder, tribal activist, and business executive.

Mallott is an Alaska Native leader of Tlingit heritage, and the leader of the Kwaash Ké Kwaan clan. He was the 12th Lieutenant Governor of Alaska from 2014 until his resignation on October 16, 2018.[2] He was the Mayor of Yakutat, the Mayor of Juneau, the President of the Alaska Federation of Natives and the executive director of the Alaska Permanent Fund.

Mallott was the Democratic nominee for Governor of Alaska in 2014,[3] until he agreed to merge his campaign with that of Independent candidate Bill Walker and become Walker's running mate.

Walker and Mallott won the election and were sworn in on December 1, 2014.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Walker-Mallott to run as independents again in 2018". KTUU. August 21, 2017.
  2. "Alaska Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott abruptly resigns following 'inappropriate comments'". Anchorage Daily News. 16 October 2018.
  3. "Alaska - Summary Vote Results". ASSOCIATED PRESS. August 20, 2014.

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