Posted By:anna geis
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Subject:Willis Epperson drowns while saving sister on Susitna River in Alaska
Post Date:July 30, 2010 at 20:05:18
Message URL:http://genforum.genealogy.com/ak/messages/2176.html
Forum:Alaska Genealogy Forum
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Willis Epperson is listed as a Heroic person in Alaska.

I had heard he drowned in a river, but it looks like he drowned while saving his sister on the Susitna River in Alaska in 1929. This story was publicized nationally.

Has anyone heard of this story?

Thanks alot,

Anna