Death of Walter Joseph Hickel

August 18, 1919 - May 7, 2010
Anchorage, Alaska | Age 90

Ex-Interior Secretary dies at 90
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(Associated Press)


Associated Press Writer


Former Alaska Gov. Walter J. Hickel, who served as Interior secretary under President Nixon until he was dismissed for objecting to the treatment of Vietnam War protesters, has died at age 90.

The two-time Alaskan governor died Friday of natural causes at an Anchorage assisted living facility, said longtime Hickel assistant Malcolm Roberts

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