Peterson, Henry - AK Territorial Guard

Ikatan, Alaska

Henry W. Peterson, Capt., was born 25 Jan 1901, his parents were William and Martha Peterson.  Henry attended school at the Jesse Lee Home in Seward, Alaska.  He married Ida Newman.

Henry joined the Alaska Territorial Guard in 1942 to serve in the Aleutian Campaign during World War II.  He was officially discharged 21 Mar 1947.

He worked for P. E. Harris & Co. in False Pass, AK and for Pacific American Fisheries for many years in Squaw Harbor and King Cove, Alaska.  

Status:  deceased, 12 Feb 1981

Photo courtesy:   Larsen Family    


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