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POLLOCK, Howard Wallace

POLLOCK, Howard Wallace

Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

1920–2011

Biography

POLLOCK, Howard Wallace, A Representative from Alaska; born in Chicago, Ill., April 11, 1920; attended Perkinston High School, Perkinston, Miss., 1935-1939; Junior College, Perkinston, Miss., 1939-1941; University of Santa Clara (Calif.) School of Law, 1952-1953; J.D., University of Houston School of Law, Houston, Tex., 1953-1955; M.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass., 1960; Ph.D., International University of Vienna, Austria, 2002; United States Navy, rank of lieutenant commander, 1941-1946; lawyer, private practice; president, Alaska Gold and Other Products, Inc.; president, Falcon Alaska Oil Co.; chairman of the board, Alaskan Seafoods, Inc.; Territorial representative, Alaska Territorial Legislature, 1953-1955; member of the Alaska state senate, 1961-1963, 1965-1966, and minority whip, 1965-1966; member, Alaska Republican State Central committee, 1960-1966; committeeman, Republican Southcentral District, 1962-1966; elected as a Republican to the Ninetieth and Ninety-first Congresses (January 3, 1967-January 3, 1971); was not a candidate for reelection to the Ninety-second Congress in 1970, but was an unsuccessful candidate for the nomination as Governor of Alaska; deputy administrator, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 1971-1983; delegate, United Nations Law of the Sea Conference; private advocate; died on January 9, 2011, in Coronado, Calif.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

University of Alaska-Fairbanks
Elmer E. Rasmuson Library Alaska and Polar Regions Department

Fairbanks, AK
Papers: 1967-1970. 39 feet. Congressional papers and correspondence. Finding aid in repository.
Oral History: January 1970. With Mike Gavel and Robert Ward. Copy of original in Alaska Historical Library, Juneau.
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