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Doris Southall

"Doris Southall, the senior activist, retired nurse and historian first traveled to Fairbanks in 1953. She was instrumental to the funding and construction of two senior-housing complexes: Golden Towers and the Southall Manor Apartments, which bear her name. A highlight of her life came when she was 88, when she was given an honorary doctorate degree from the University of Alaska Fairbanks for her work with the Alaska's Nurse's Association historical project. Doris died at the Fairbanks Pioneer Home on December 4, 1996 at the age of 91" ~ Alaska Magazine 1996, v62 no.2 p87.  Doris is featured in the Fairbanks Project Jukebox.

Date of Death:
Dec 4, 1996
Doris Southall appears in the following new Jukebox projects: