George Allen Jeckell
Term of Office as Acting Gold Commissioner: July 10, 1927, to 1928
Term of Office as Comptroller: June 30, 1932, to December 2, 1936
Term of Office as Controller: December 3, 1936, to 1947
Born: July 25, 1880, Exeter, Ontario
Died: May 30, 1950
- Worked as a teacher in Dawson City starting in 1902.
- Worked in various positions in Yukon's administration starting in 1919.
- Given the duties and responsibilities of Gold Commissioner when position was abolished, and appointed Chief Executive Officer of Yukon with the title of Comptroller.
- Alaska Highway built in 1942 during Jeckell’s tenure, bypassed Dawson and instead went through Whitehorse. This isolated the Controller from Yukon affairs in the growing town of Whitehorse and precipitated the move of the office from Dawson to Whitehorse several years later.