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About Michael

Mr. Sheldon was born in Petersburg, Alaska when it was a territory and then became a State. The Sheldon family history goes back for Generations in Alaska on my Mothers side. Mr. Sheldon's Father was born in Wrangell, Alaska and Michaels living Tlingit Native Mother was born in the village of Kake, Alaska. My education came from Petersburg, High School (K--12) and after High School, I attended Peninsula College in Port Angles, Washington in the early 70's. After college, Michael was called upon the Alyeska Pipeline to join the 302 Operators Engineers and worked several camps as a Mechanic and Welder on the Pipeline. After the pipeline, Michael traveled back home and purchased a Commercial Fishing boat to start his career in the fishing industry. Michael fished, throughout Southeast Alaska and Bristol Bay. Mr. Sheldon fished for 22 years as an owner-0perator of his fishing boats and retired from fishing in 1998. Michael then worked for the Alaska Marine Highway System for some time and finally settled down and began his business as a Handyman for the past ten years.


MY EDUCATION AND HISTORY OF EXPERIENCES THROUGHOUT MY LIFE. 

EDUCATION 
🎂Born in Petersburg, Alaska on Jan. 20, 1956
📖Petersburg High School
📑Peninsula College in Port Angles Washington. Studied to be a Mechanic and Welder.

WORK HISTORY 
🐟Commercial fished for a few years as a deckhand.
🛠 Worked on the Alyeska Pipeline as an Oilier and Mechanic Welder.
🐟 Commercial Fished as Owner Operator, for 22 years in Southeastern Alaska.
🔨 Handyman and vehicle Detailing Services.

POLITICAL EXPERIENCE
 
1) Sat on a Native Coalition Board that I was nominated to travel to Washington D.C. twice. I was directed to talk to the Natural Resources Committee, which the Chairman of the Board at the time was Sen. Frank Murkowski. 
2) Also sat on a Tribal Board for the Petersburg Indian Association. 
3) I had convinced a Petersburg borough committee, to start a recycling center on used vehicle parts at the Petersburg garbage dump and the sort.

 


    


Committee to Elect Michael Sheldon for Governor of Alaska in 2018. “paid for by” Michael D. Sheldon P.O. Box 1285 Petersburg, Alaska 99833 Ak Statue 15.13.090
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