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Aleut man who, in 1927, won a contest to design the flag used to represented the Alaskan Territory before it became a U.S. state. His design was inspired by the constellations visible from the orphanage where he grew up.
He was married to Betty Van Hise from 1938 to 1950. He had daughters named Anna and Charlotte.