Joe Vogler

Alaskan politician Joe Vogler

Joseph E. "Joe" Vogler was the founder of the Alaskan Independence Party, and either its chair or gubernatorial nominee for most of its first two decades of existence. He was also known, originally in his adopted hometown of Fairbanks, Alaska, and later statewide, as a frequent participant in governmental and political affairs and frequent litigant in court.
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Deceased
31 May 1993

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Kantonaler Jugendgottesdienst geplant - ONZ Obwalden Nidwalden Zeitung
Google News - over 6 years
Über seine Arbeit als Präses der Kantonsleitung von Jungwacht und Blauring orientierte Joe Vogler, Lungern. Ein überraschend positives Rechnungsergebnis für das Jahr 2010 konnte Finanzchef Lukas Küng, Alpnach, den 24 Delegierten vorstellen
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Mitt Romney Targeted by Joe Miller's Tea Party Group - ABC News (blog)
Google News - over 6 years
(being involved with agenda of Joe Vogler is why she became Mayor!!) Yep, this is a true conservative....LOL!!!! There is no "Tea Party"! Self described "tea party" candidates are trying to siphon enough votes from Republican candidates to allow the
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'Epic' Sarah Palin Documentary Due Out in June - ABC News (blog)
Google News - over 6 years
Will she also include her proud and SUPPORTed speeches for Joe Vogler's HATE American Conventions in "06 & 08"?!! That's right she's happy with it, that can ONLY mean one thing it will NOT include the truth about her and her lies!
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Cellphones have 'made it fashionable to be rude' - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
Google News - almost 7 years
A case in point is Joe Vogler, who was every bit as gentlemanly at the library's reference desk as he could be gruff on the political stump. How conscientious are our patrons? This librarian's heart glowed to read several blog postings in response to
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Remains of Alaska Separatist Are Identified
NYTimes - over 23 years
Fingerprint tests show that human remains found in a gravel pit east of Fairbanks on Wednesday are those of Joe Vogler, the founder of the Alaskan Independence Party, who vanished in May 1993, Alaska state troopers said today. The discovery of the remains, following an anonymous tip to the authorities, apparently resolves a year-and-a-half-old
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Alaska G.O.P. Nominee Abandons the Ticket
NYTimes - over 27 years
LEAD: The Alaska Republican Party has been thrown into disarray by the defection of its nominee for lieutenant governor to a third-party ticket led by former Gov. Walter J. Hickel. The Alaska Republican Party has been thrown into disarray by the defection of its nominee for lieutenant governor to a third-party ticket led by former Gov. Walter J.
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ALASKA JOURNAL; BIG FIELD, COSTLY CAR, AND DRINK
NYTimes - almost 32 years
Gov. Bill Sheffield has drawn 13 opponents in his campaign for re-election to a second term. And with the deadline less than a month away, a 14th, former Gov. Walter J. Hickel, stands teetering in the wings undecided. The Democratic Governor, a millionaire hotel chain owner who won his first political campaign in 1982, has had stormy passage in his
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MAVERICK AGAIN ROILING ALASKA GOVERNOR RACE
NYTimes - over 35 years
When you call on Joe Vogler, leave the blue serge at home because dog hair sticks to it like filings to a magnet. And Mr. Vogler has two poodles, a half Husky, and four black Laborador retrievers. The dogs are part of the Alaskan veneer assumed over four decades by this Kansas farm boy who is the Alaskan Independence Party nominee for Governor. His
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2 ISSUES DOMINATE ALASKAN CAMPAIGN
NYTimes - over 35 years
Political passions aroused by the proposed shift of the state capital from Juneau to a place near Anchorage and charges that state fish and game laws are unfair dominate the Alaska campaign for Governor. A two-term limit barred the incumbent, Gov. Jay Hammond, a Republican, from seeking re-election. His attempt to pass on his office to Lieut. Gov.
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Timeline
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    LATE ADULTHOOD
  • 1993
    Age 79
    Vogler disappeared under suspicious circumstances in May 1993, just weeks before he was scheduled to give a speech to the United Nations on Alaskan independence, sponsored by the government of Iran.
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  • 1990
    Age 76
    In 1990, as party chair, Vogler paved the way for the vacation of the nominated party ticket of John Lindauer and Jerry Ward and their replacement with Hickel and Jack Coghill.
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  • 1986
    Age 72
    Vogler quit running for public office after the 1986 election.
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    Vogler's running mate in 1986 was Al Rowe (born May 11, 1932), a Fairbanks resident and former Alaska State Trooper.
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  • 1982
    Age 68
    Vogler's running mate in 1982 was Roger "Dee" Roberts (born March 27, 1937).
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    In the 1982 race, Vogler was taken to task for comments made during a debate.
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    Vogler also ran for governor in 1982 and 1986.
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  • 1978
    Age 64
    Vogler switched to run for lieutenant governor in 1978, with Don Wright running for governor. Wright was also the AIP's nominee for governor from 2002 through 2010. The 1978 campaign for governor was dominated by the extremely controversial Republican primary race between moderate Hammond and former governor Walter Hickel.
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  • 1974
    Age 60
    Vogler would serve as the AIP's standard-bearer for most of the party's first two decades. He ran for governor in 1974, with Wayne Peppler (born March 26, 1942), a fellow miner from Fairbanks, as his running mate.
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  • FIFTIES
  • 1973
    Age 59
    Vogler arose as a figure in Alaskan politics in 1973, where he began a petition calling for secession of Alaska from the United States.
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    He was mostly known around Fairbanks as a rabble-rouser and frequent writer of letters to the editor, until 1973 when he launched a petition drive calling for secession for Alaska, in the early part of that year, and subsequently launched his first campaign for governor a year later (see "Political career", below).
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1951
    Age 37
    After spending a year in Kodiak, he moved to Fairbanks and worked as a civilian employee of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Ladd Field (now Fort Wainwright) in Fairbanks, until 1951 when he began mining on Homestake Creek.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1942
    Age 28
    Vogler moved to Alaska in March 1942, having run afoul of many of his contemporaries in the Lower 48 regarding his views on then-U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1929
    Age 15
    He graduated from high school in Waterville, Kansas, in 1929.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1913
    Born
    Vogler was born April 24, 1913, on a farm outside Barnes, Kansas.
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