TITLE

Bill Sheffield Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

AUTHOR(S)
Heinze, Cheryll
PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
Alaska Business Monthly;Oct2006, Vol. 22 Issue 10, p120
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article profiles Bill Sheffield, Sheffield Hotel owner, Alaska Railroad Corp chief executive officer and Alaska's former governor. In 1960, he pledged his Sears stock to buy the Red Ram motel and restaurant in Anchorage. In 1964, he opened the Sheffield House Restaurant and Travel Lodge. He was elected governor in 1982.
ACCESSION #
22712567

 

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