Bill Hudson (Alaska politician)
Bill Hudson (December 14, 1932 – October 11, 2021) was an American politician and businessman.
Born in Yuma, Arizona, Hudson graduated from the Wallace, Idaho High School in 1951. He served in the United States Navy and the United States Coast Guard, where he reached the rank of Commander. Hudson attended Columbia University and Juilliard School in New York City. After living in Ketchikan, Soldotna, Kodiak, and Dot Lake, Alaska, he and his second wife Lucy settled in Juneau in 1974 where he was in the real estate business. A Republican, he served in the Alaska House of Representatives from 1987 to 1995 and from 1997 to 2003. Hudson and Lucy, who was a special assistant to Senator Frank Murkowski and Representative Don Young, had nine children between them: Shawna, Joseph, Patti, Teresa, James, David, Steve, Karen and Kristen. They moved from Juneau to Castle Rock, Colorado in 2017 where Lucy could be provided with memory care. She died in 2018. Hudson died on October 11, 2021.
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- Juneau losing seniors, money because of lack of services, Juneau Empire, Alex McCarthy, August 25, 2017. Retrieved April 20, 2021.
- Lucy Diane (Nordgulen) Hudson, Legacy.com, July 18, 2018. Retrieved April 20, 2021.
- "Governor Recognizes Passing of Former State Legislator Bill Hudson – Mike Dunleavy". gov.alaska.gov. Retrieved October 14, 2021.