Egan, William

Egan, William (Allen)

(1914–84) governor; born in Valdez, Alaska. Owner of the Valdez general store, he served in the territorial house of representatives (Dem., 1941–43, 1945–56), sponsoring Alaskan statehood. President of the constitutional convention (1955–56), he drafted the state charter, lobbying for congressional approval afterward. Alaska's first governor (Dem., 1959–67, 1971–75), he worked to harness the state's vast natural resources.
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James Bainbridge, Chris Banning, John Collis, Ollie Cooper, James Egan, William Forrest, Jaime Hindle, Mark Hopkins, Hugo Jenkins, Alex Keating, Andy King, Nick King, Tyrone Moore, Daniel Pickering, Neil Potter, Wayne Robson, Iwan Williams.
who join existing members Michael Egan, William Hill, and Miles Moore, President and CEO of AWS.
Whitchurch's squad for the Leek match, which will be played at Holden Lane High School in Stoke-on-Trent (1pm), is: Jamie Westerman (capt), James Bainbridge, Chris Banning, John Collis, Ollie Cooper, James Egan, William Forrest, Jaime Hindle, Mark Hopkins, Hugo Jenkins, Alex Keating, Andy King, Nick King, Tyrone Moore, Daniel Pickering, Neil Potter, Wayne Robson, Iwan Williams.