100 Years of Alaska's Legislature
"From Territorial Days to Today"


1913 to 2013

Juneau, Alaska

State & Territorial



Henry Roden

OCCUPATION: Lawyer, Miner, Businessman from Juneau

BIRTH DATE/PLACE: August 1874; Basel, Switzerland

SPOUSE: Margaret

EDUCATION: Educated in Germany & England;
Law Studies: Chena - admitted to Alaska Bar, 1906

EMPLOYMENT: Prospector/Miner/Wood Cutter for Riverboats: Dawson, B.C., Rampart, Fairbanks, Iditarod, Ruby & Chena, 1897-1906;
Established Law Office, Fairbanks;
Assistant US Attorney, Fairbanks;
Assistant US Attorney, Iditarod;
City Attorney, Iditarod;
Attorney, Law Practice, Juneau;
Proprietor, Business Ventures, Juneau;
Co-Founder, Pelican City;
Attorney General, Territory of Alaska;
Treasurer, Territory of Alaska

SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS: President/Member, Pelican Cold Storage Co.; Grand President/Member, Pioneers; Chairman/Board of Trustees/Member, Pioneers Home, Sitka

OTHER: Joined stampeders during the Klondike Gold Rush, having purchased transportation
direct from London to Skagway, with a stopover in Juneau, 1897-1899; Candidate, Delegate to Congress, 1944;
Author, "Alaska Mining Laws Federal and Territorial, 1940"