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

1913 to 2013

Juneau, Alaska

State & Territorial

Jalmar Kerttula

OCCUPATION:Businessman from Palmer

Member, Pioneers of Alaska

OTHER:Kerttula family were original colonizers of the Matanuska Valley Project at Palmer, 1935;
First Alaskan to serve as both Speaker of the House and President of the Senate;
Candidate, Alaska State Governor, 1978

EMPLOYMENT:Former Democratic State Chairman;
Member, State Investment Advisory Board;
Member, Governor's Pipeline Commission; Chairman, Alaska Democratic Central Committee; Board Member, Alaska Mutual Savings Bank; Real Estate Developer, Matanuska Valley; Manager, Dairy Cooperative

BIRTH DATE/PLACE:04/06/1928; Milwaukee, Wisconsin

EDUCATION:College/University: University of Alaska; University of Washington

SPOUSE:Helen Joyce

CHILREN:Beth, Anna, Marie