Hougen Group


50th Anniversary, 1964.

Marriage of Margrethe and Berent Hougen

Margrethe and Berent Hougen were married in Norway in 1914. The Photo was taken at their 50th wedding anniversary. On the wall photo is Berent as a young man, He went to sea at age 14 and sailed on square rigger sailing ships twice around the world before coming to the Yukon in the early 1900's.


Progressive Conservative Yukon delegation, 1964.

Progressive Conservative Yukon Delegation

Yukon Progressive Conservative Yukon delegation with MR. and Mrs. Diefenbaker in Ottawa in Feb. 1964.

L to R:
Jack Hogan, Rudy Couture, Janet Couture, Aldi McCosh, Rolf Hougen, Jack Hibberd, Erik Nielsen

Margretta Gaundreau, Laura Hibberd, John and Olive Diefenbaker, PJ Nielsen, Margaret Hougen


Karen and Craig Hougen Fashion Show, 1964.

Hougen’s Department Store

Hougen's Department Store regularly held fashion shows in the Whitehorse Inn or the F.H Collins School auditorium. They featured fashions from their Ladieswear, Menswear and children's department and sometimes from the sporting goods and footwear.