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Frank Chapados Longtime Fairbanksan and Alaska pioneer Frank Chapados, 93, passed away July 12, 2007, at the Anchorage Pioneers' Home.
Born Jan. 18, 1914, in Juneau to James and Monica Chapados, Frank moved to Chichagof Island in 1920. In 1925 the family purchased a farm in Winlock, Wash., where Frank learned the work ethic that made him a success throughout life.
Frank returned to Chichagof in 1936, working as a millman at the gold mine, before moving to Fairbanks in 1939.
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