Elton Engstrom Jr. dies

Elton Engstrom, Jr. Courtesy Alaska Legislature.

Elton Engstrom, Jr. Courtesy Alaska Legislature.

Services are pending for former Juneau legislator Elton Engstrom, Jr., who has died at the age of 78.

Engstrom represented Juneau as a Republican in the legisalature from 1965 yo 1971, first in the House of Representatives and then in the State Senate.

Politics were in his blood, so to speak, as both his mother and father, Thelma and Elton Engstrom, Sr., served in the Alaska Territorial Legislature.

His daughter Cathy Munoz currently represents Juneau in the State House.

Check back later for more details on Engstrom’s life.

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Elton Engstrom Jr. dies