Jack Wiseman – A Man of Many Talents
Wiseman entered his third Masters Meet with an expanded confidence and plan. At the Beach Cities Invitational he posted a personal best of 6 feet 3 inches to earn freshman-soph state honors.
His family lives a subsistence-based lifestyle which includes hunting, trapping and berry picking for sustenance. Additionally, he works as a commercial fisherman as well as providing tours of his town.
Early Life and Education
Jack Wiseman grew up in a small town south of Houston and quickly learned the ropes of ranching and cowboy life from an early age, thanks to the influence of his grandparents who taught him hard work, thankfulness, appreciation of growing crops and vineyards and winemaking techniques in Napa Valley.
Wiseman not only ran his own janitorial business but was renowned for raising Christmas trees as well. Additionally, he served on various community boards and earned the reputation as being an individual who cared about helping others.
He currently resides in a cabin near Avery that boasts solar panels for power and an internet satellite dish for internet service, enabling him to use an iPad, order books from Amazon and communicate with family through email and facebook. All of the meat he consumes comes directly from nature – caribou, sheep and moose are among his favorites!
Jack Wiseman was a man of many talents. His formidable wit could charm any audience and was always eager to express his opinions. He understood the value of time and valued being around his loved ones.
Buchanan and Wiseman shared an interest in many areas, from economic policy and public finance to the advancement of economic method. Early collaborations saw Wiseman emphasize uncertainty as unknowability – something Frank Knight articulated and which Jim Buchanan later adopted – and its subjective nature when making real decisions.
Wiseman currently lives in a small Alaskan village since 1971 and enjoys living a subsistence-based life, hunting and fishing for food as well as picking berries to supplement his income. Additionally, he operates his own small business to act as a northern Alaska tour guide.
Achievement and Honors
Jack Wiseman was an outstanding high school football player, receiving multiple five-star ratings from national recruiting services and being honored as a first team All-American selection and winning several national player of the year awards. Now serving as coordinator/director for West Virginia Partnership to Assure Student Success in Charleston.
He funded research that resulted in the discovery of twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS). Through his fund, research fellowships are provided at Queen Charlotte’s & Chelsea Hospital and Imperial College London for this disorder; furthermore he has published 49 original articles and 26 reviews about it.
In 2014, he was honored to be honored with induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame at a star-studded Medallion Ceremony. Additionally, he served on founding board member for Alaska Native Foundation and as advisory committee member on Koyukuk River Advisory Council and Western Interior Subsistence Resources Board advisory committees.
Jack is a man of many talents, enjoying surfing and aviation as hobbies. Additionally, he enjoys rooting on both the Los Angeles Dodgers and Lakers while listening to music by John Mayer, Royal Blood and Asking Alexandria during his free time. Additionally, Jack attends Altamont United Methodist Church where his strong faith can be found.
Wiseman stands out among Alaska Natives by maintaining his family homestead year-round in Wiseman; however, he travels seasonally to hunt, trap, and fish elsewhere throughout Alaska.
He has numerous family members, such as sons BJ and Jordan Wiseman and daughters Leah and Colby Stufflebean; grandchildren Tyler Taryn Sierra Slate Jade Grayson as well as great-grandson Jackualie; as well as being involved with various regional subsistence advisory committees.
Wiki reports he possesses an estimated net worth of between $1-5 Million at 52 years old, having amassed his fortune through TV Actor work.
He is currently single, opting to keep his personal life private and has had two relationships in the past.
Chris Wiseman of Tullahoma and Lori Ledbetter of Shelbyville are survived by his wife Vivian Wiseman of Wheel Community as well as seven of their eight children: Chris Wiseman in Tullahoma, Angie Wiseman of Decherd, Shanna Wiseman of Savannah Georgia, Ryan Trotter from Manchester, Isaiah Lott from Lewisburg and Marie Trotter from Mansfield – along with twelve grandchildren. An avid train enthusiast himself, Chris loved all things trains while fishing was another passion of his. His funeral service took place Saturday at Grant Funeral Services with Bro. John Bell officiating.