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Digital Branch of the University of Alaska Fairbanks Oral History Program

Trefon Angasan, Jr.

Trefon Angasan, Jr.

Trefon Angasan, Jr. was born in South Naknek (Savonoski), Alaska in 1947 to Vera and Trefon Angasan, Sr. His parents worked for Alaska Packers Association cannery, so he grew up around the cannery facilities and lifestyle. Vera Angasan ran the cannery laundry for many years, and his dad worked in maintenance and as a fisherman. As soon as he turned eighteen, Trefon began working for the cannery. He worked on the spring/fall crew, on the beach gang, and as a fisherman.

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