Wally Hickel

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Wally Hickel
2nd and 8th Governor of Alaska
In office
December 3, 1990 – December 5, 1994
LieutenantJack Coghill
Preceded bySteve Cowper
Succeeded byTony Knowles
In office
December 5, 1966 – January 29, 1969
LieutenantKeith Harvey Miller
Preceded byWilliam A. Egan
Succeeded byKeith Harvey Miller
38th United States Secretary of the Interior
In office
January 24, 1969 – November 25, 1970
PresidentRichard Nixon
Preceded byStewart Udall
Succeeded byRogers Morton
Personal details
Walter Joseph Hickel

(1919-08-18)August 18, 1919
Ellinwood, Kansas, U.S.
DiedMay 7, 2010(2010-05-07) (aged 90)
Anchorage, Alaska, U.S.
Resting placeAnchorage Memorial Park
Political partyRepublican (before 1990, 1994–2010)
Alaska Independence (1990–1994)
Janice Sheppard Cannon
(m. 1941; died 1943)

Ermalee Strutz (m. 1945)
Military service
AllegianceUnited States
Branch/serviceUnited States Army
UnitUnited States Army Air Corps
Flight Instuctor
Battles/warsWorld War II

Walter Joseph Hickel (August 18, 1919 – May 7, 2010) was an American businessman, real estate developer, and Republican politician. He was the 2nd and 8th Governor of Alaska from 1966 until 1969 and again from 1990 until 1994. He was also the United States Secretary of the Interior from 1969 until 1970 during the Richard Nixon administration.

Hickel died on May 7, 2010 in Anchorage, Alaska at the age of 90.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Former Alaska Gov. Hickel dead at 90". Alaska Dispatch. May 7, 2010. Archived from the original on July 19, 2012.