Next mayor of Seattle was

So after Wood left the mayorship of Seattle, Thomas J. Humes was appointed mayor on November 19, 1897. He must have left in 1900 for Nome because I read today that he left Nome with $20,000 in gold.
Then in 1904 he left the new Fairbanks camp as a frozen corpse, lashed to a dog sled and was mushed to Valdez over the Valdez Trail.

William R. Hunt in “North of 53 – The Wild Days of the Alaska-Yukon Mining Frontier 1870-1914, 1974 MacMillan, page 101.



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