Episode 39: Henry Yesler
Henry Yesler’s sawmill transformed the young city of Seattle and brought jobs, money, and opportunity. This two time mayor and captain of industry led a fascinating personal life with an open marriage and attempts to communicate with the dead.
Brett Hamil is a standup comic, columnist for City Arts and host of The Seattle Process with Brett Hamil, a political comedy talk show at Northwest Film Forum. His debut comedy album, Grower, is available on the internet. He’s lived in Seattle since 2000.