LEO RASMUSSEN

FROM: Michigan to Fairbanks (actually College, Alaska) and the U of Alaska in 1962.


CAME TO NOME: Moved to Nome in 1963. Been home ever since.

 

"We have lots of problems and that's why we're hoping you're going to grow up and take over... because you're gonna solve some of those problems."

 

THREE INTERESTING THINGS WE LEARNED:

• He knew Dorthy Page.

• Leo was the mayor of Nome.

• He was at the first Iditarod.

 

 

Interviewers: Reese & Shaylee

Photographer/Editors: Katie & Shyloah