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Eben Nanauq Hopson (November 7, 1922 – June 28, 1980) was an American politician in the state of Alaska. An Iñupiaq, he was born and raised in Utqiaġvik, Alaska (at the time known as Barrow, Alaska) and was a heavy equipment operator.[1] Hopson served in Alaska Territorial Legislature from 1957 to 1959 as well as the Alaska Senate upon statehood, representing District O from 1959 to 1967.[2][3] He died from cancer in 1980 in Utqiaġvik, Alaska.[4]

Eben Hopson
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Personal details
Born(1922-11-07)November 7, 1922
Utqiavik, Alaska, U.S.
DiedJune 28, 1980(1980-06-28) (aged 57)
Utqiagvik, Alaska, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Rebecca Panigeo
ParentsAl Hopson
Maggie
ProfessionPolitician

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Who's Who in Alaskan Politics: A Biographical Dictionary of Alaskan ... - Evangeline Atwood, R. N. DeArmond - Google Books". Books.google.ca. 2008-09-24. Retrieved 2018-11-13.
  2. ^ "Historical Dictionary of the Inuit - Pamela R. Stern - Google Books". Books.google.ca. 2013-09-26. Retrieved 2018-11-13.
  3. ^ "The Arctic Coastal Zone Management Newsletter - Google Books". Books.google.ca. 2007-12-28. Retrieved 2018-11-13.
  4. ^ "The Polar Times - Google Books". Books.google.ca. Retrieved 2018-11-13.

Arctic Journal: Eben Hopson - http://www.ebenhopson.com/