Shellikoff, Luke - U.S. Army 

Akutan, Alaska

Chief Luke Shellikoff was born 31 Oct 1908 in Akutan, Alaska.  His parents were Kirel and Pariscovia Shellikoff.  Traditionally, Akutan was governed by an Aleut Chief.  Luke was the last Chief to hold the position, he held it for over 46 years.  

Luke served in the U.S. Army joining the Aleutian Campaign during World War II.  His dates of service are unknown.

Status:  deceased, Mar 1982

Photo courtesy:  Anesia Kudrin Collection                      

1. Chief Luke Shellikoff  

2. Chief Luke Shellikoff and young Mike Shellikoff 

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courtesy of the Aleut Corporation, logo designer ivy Pelkey, originally  of Akutan, Alaska