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Ione Christensen

Ione Christensen, 1979

Yukon Archives, Yukon. Photography Unit records, 2001/80, Box 2 #15, slide #18

Ione Christensen

Ione Jean Christensen born 1933 in British Columbia; appointed Commissioner January 20, 1979, resigned October 10, 1979. First woman Commissioner in Yukon.

Sound Clip Summary

March 17, 1979 – Commissioner Christensen speaks at the Vancouver Yukoners' Association's 50th Anniversary Meeting at the Vancouver Hotel in Vancouver, B.C. She is introduced by Gordon Armstrong, the first mayor of Whitehorse. (CBC radio clip)

Yukon Archives, CBC Yukon fonds, CD series 47, CD #1420, track 4