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Digital Branch of the University of Alaska Fairbanks Oral History Program

Shirley English

Bill and Shirley English

Originally from Seattle, Washington, Shirley English came to Alaska in 1945 as a student at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. She married Bill English in 1948, who grew up in Wiseman, Alaska and made a living as a commercial pilot. As the wife of a pilot, she spent many hours waiting for her husband to come back home safely.

Shirley English appears in the following new Jukebox projects: