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Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Multnomah County

Index to Locations

  • Corbett Pioneer Cemetery
  • Portland Unknown location
  • Portland Beth Israel Cemetery
  • Portland Greenwood Hills Cemetery
  • Portland Lincoln Memorial Park
  • Portland Lone Fir Cemetery
  • Portland Mt. Calvary Cemetery
  • Portland River View Cemetery
  • Portland Riverview Abbey Mausoleum and Crematory
  • Portland Rose City Cemetery
  • Portland Wilhelm's Portland Memorial
  • Portland Willamette National Cemetery


    Pioneer Cemetery
    Corbett, Multnomah County, Oregon
    Politicians buried here:
      Edith Starrett Green (1910-1987) — also known as Edith Green; Edith Louise Starrett — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Trent, Moody County, S.Dak., January 17, 1910. Democrat. School teacher; candidate for secretary of state of Oregon, 1952; U.S. Representative from Oregon 3rd District, 1955-74; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 1956, 1960, 1964, 1968. Female. Christian. Member, League of Women Voters; Urban League; American Association of University Women. Died April 21, 1987 (age 77 years, 94 days). Interment at Pioneer Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of James Vaughn Starrett and Julia (Hunt) Starrett; married, August 19, 1933, to Arthur N. Green.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Unknown Locations
    Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon
    Politicians buried here:
      William Elmer Holt (1884-1945) — also known as Elmer Holt — of Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Mont. Born October 14, 1884. Democrat. Lieutenant Governor of Montana, 1935; Governor of Montana, 1935-37; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 1936. Died in Butte, Silver Bow County, Mont., March 1, 1945 (age 60 years, 138 days). Interment somewhere.
    James H. Richards James Heber Richards (1852-1936) — also known as James H. Richards — of Boise, Ada County, Idaho. Born in Fredericktown, Knox County, Ohio, May 5, 1852. Republican. Lawyer; banker; district judge in Idaho 3rd District, 1895-96; mayor of Boise, Idaho, 1899-1901; member of Idaho state house of representatives, 1905. Christian Scientist. Member, Freemasons; Elks. Died in 1936 (age about 84 years). Interment somewhere.
      Relatives: Son of Daniel Richards and Clarissa (Allen) Richards; married, November 29, 1881, to Fannie Howe.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: City of Boise


    Beth Israel Cemetery
    Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon
    Politicians buried here:
      Joseph Simon (1851-1935) — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Germany, February 7, 1851. Republican. Member of Oregon state senate, 1880-98; member of Republican National Committee from Oregon, 1892-96; U.S. Senator from Oregon, 1898-1903; mayor of Portland, Ore., 1909-11. Jewish. Died in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., February 14, 1935 (age 84 years, 7 days). Interment at Beth Israel Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Richard Lewis Neuberger (1912-1960) — also known as Richard L. Neuberger — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., December 26, 1912. Democrat. Newspaper reporter; member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1941-42; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of Oregon state senate 13th District, 1948-54; U.S. Senator from Oregon, 1955-60; died in office 1960; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 1956 (delegation chair). Jewish. Member, Veterans of Foreign Wars; Grange. Died of a cerebral hemorrhage, in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., March 9, 1960 (age 47 years, 74 days). Interment at Beth Israel Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Isaac Neuberger and Ruth (Lewis) Neuberger; married, December 20, 1945, to Maurine Brown (1907-2000).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Julius L. Meier (1874-1937) — of Oregon. Born December 31, 1874. Governor of Oregon, 1931-35. Jewish. Died July 14, 1937 (age 62 years, 195 days). Interment at Beth Israel Cemetery.
      Maurine Brown Neuberger (1907-2000) — also known as Maurine Neuberger; Maurine Brown; Mrs. Richard L. Neuberger — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Cloverdale, Tillamook County, Ore., January 9, 1907. Democrat. School teacher; writer; photographer; member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1951-56; U.S. Senator from Oregon, 1960-67; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 1964. Female. Unitarian. Member, Americans for Democratic Action; Theta Sigma Phi; Delta Kappa Gamma; American Association of University Women. Third woman to win a full term in the U.S. Senate. Died, of a bone marrow disorder, in a nursing home at Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., February 22, 2000 (age 93 years, 44 days). Interment at Beth Israel Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of Walter T. Brown and Ethel (Kelty) Brown; married, December 20, 1945, to Richard Lewis Neuberger (1912-1960); married, July 11, 1964, to Dr. Philip Solomon.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Solomon Hirsch (1839-1902) — of Oregon. Born in 1839. Republican. Merchant; U.S. Minister to Turkey, 1889-92; Oregon Republican state chair, 1896. Jewish. Died in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., December 15, 1902 (age about 63 years). Interment at Beth Israel Cemetery.
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary


    Greenwood Hills Cemetery
    9002 S.W. Boones Ferry Road
    Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon
    Politicians buried here:
      Elton Watkins (1881-1956) — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Newton, Newton County, Miss., 1881. Democrat. FBI agent; lawyer; candidate for Presidential Elector for Oregon, 1920; U.S. Representative from Oregon 3rd District, 1923-25; candidate for U.S. Senator from Oregon, 1930; Presidential Elector for Oregon, 1936, 1944. Baptist. Died in 1956 (age about 75 years). Interment at Greenwood Hills Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of M. M. Watkins and Virginia (Williams) Watkins; married, November 26, 1918, to Daniela Ruth Sturges.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Henry Nicholas Bolander (1831-1897) — also known as Henry N. Bolander — of San Francisco, Calif. Born in Schlüchtern, Hesse, Germany, February 22, 1831. Republican. California superintendent of public instruction, 1871-75. Lutheran; later Episcopalian. German ancestry. Member, Odd Fellows. State Botanist for California Geological Survey, 1864-67; discovered many plant species. Died in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., August 28, 1897 (age 66 years, 187 days). Interment at Greenwood Hills Cemetery.


    Lincoln Memorial Park
    (formerly Mount Scott Park Cemetery)
    11801 S.E. Mount Scott Boulevard
    Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon
    Politicians buried here:
      Jay Bowerman (1876-1957) — of Oregon. Born August 15, 1876. Republican. Governor of Oregon, 1910-11. Died October 25, 1957 (age 81 years, 71 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Lincoln Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Father of Jayne Bowerman (1916-2009; who married William O. Hall (1914-1977)).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Wallace McCredie (1862-1935) — also known as William W. McCredie — of Vancouver, Clark County, Wash. Born in Montrose, Susquehanna County, Pa., April 27, 1862. Republican. State court judge in Washington, 1904; U.S. Representative from Washington 2nd District, 1909-11. Died in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., May 10, 1935 (age 73 years, 13 days). Interment at Lincoln Memorial Park.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      David Emmons Johnston (1845-1917) — of Mercer County, W.Va. Born near Pearisburg, Giles County, Va., April 10, 1845. Democrat. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; member of West Virginia state senate 7th District, 1879-80; resigned 1880; state court judge in West Virginia, 1880; U.S. Representative from West Virginia 3rd District, 1899-1901. Died in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., July 17, 1917 (age 72 years, 98 days). Interment at Lincoln Memorial Park.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Louis Raphael Geisler (1890-1982) — also known as L. Raphael Geisler — Born in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., August 25, 1890. School teacher; U.S. Vice Consul in Cologne, 1916-17; Zurich, 1917-19. Died December 6, 1982 (age 92 years, 103 days). Interment at Lincoln Memorial Park.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Lone Fir Cemetery
    Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon

    Politicians buried here:
      Harry Lane (1855-1917) — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Corvallis, Benton County, Ore., August 28, 1855. Democrat. Mayor of Portland, Ore., 1905-09; U.S. Senator from Oregon, 1913-17; died in office 1917. Died May 23, 1917 (age 61 years, 268 days). Interment at Lone Fir Cemetery.
      Relatives: Nephew of La Fayette Lane (1842-1896); grandson of Joseph Lane.
      Political family: Lane-Colquitt family of North Carolina.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      George Law Curry (1820-1878) — also known as George L. Curry — of Oregon. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., July 2, 1820. Democrat. Member of Oregon territorial legislature, 1848-49, 1851-52; secretary of Oregon Territory, 1853-55; Governor of Oregon Territory, 1853, 1854, 1854-59; candidate for U.S. Senator from Oregon, 1860. Died in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., July 28, 1878 (age 58 years, 26 days). Interment at Lone Fir Cemetery.
      Curry County, Ore. is named for him.
      William Wallace Thayer (1827-1899) — also known as W. W. Thayer — of Oregon. Born July 15, 1827. Democrat. Governor of Oregon, 1878-82; justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1884-90; chief justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1888-90. Died in Woodstock, Multnomah County, Ore., October 15, 1899 (age 72 years, 92 days). Interment at Lone Fir Cemetery.
      George Edward Cole (1826-1906) — also known as George E. Cole — of Oregon; Walla Walla, Walla Walla County, Wash.; Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Trenton Falls, Oneida County, N.Y., December 23, 1826. Republican. Member of Oregon territorial House of Representatives, 1851-53; Delegate to U.S. Congress from Washington Territory, 1863-65; Governor of Washington Territory, 1866-67; postmaster at Portland, Ore., 1873-81. Died in a hotel in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., December 3, 1906 (age 79 years, 345 days). Interment at Lone Fir Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Melvin Clark George (1849-1933) — also known as Melvin C. George; M. C. George — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born near Caldwell, Noble County, Ohio, May 13, 1849. Republican. Lawyer; member of Oregon state senate, 1876-80; U.S. Representative from Oregon at-large, 1881-85; circuit judge in Oregon, 1897-1907; Presidential Elector for Oregon, 1920. Died in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., February 22, 1933 (age 83 years, 285 days). Interment at Lone Fir Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Williams Chapman (1808-1892) — also known as William W. Chapman — of Wapello County, Iowa. Born in Clarksburg, Harrison County, Va. (now W.Va.), August 11, 1808. Delegate to U.S. Congress from Iowa Territory, 1838-40; delegate to Iowa state constitutional convention from Wapello County, 1844; member of Oregon territorial House of Representatives, 1850. Died in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., October 18, 1892 (age 84 years, 68 days). Interment at Lone Fir Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Socrates H. Tryon — of Marion, Linn County, Iowa. Republican. Physician; delegate to Iowa state constitutional convention from Linn and Benton counties, 1846; lumber business. Interment at Lone Fir Cemetery.
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      Sylvester Pennoyer (1831-1902) — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Groton, Tompkins County, N.Y., July 6, 1831. Democrat. Lawyer; lumber business; Governor of Oregon, 1887-95; mayor of Portland, Ore., 1896-98. Died May 30, 1902 (age 70 years, 328 days). Original interment at Lone Fir Cemetery; reinterment in 1924 at River View Cemetery.
    Other politicians who have monuments here:
      Joseph Lane (1801-1881) — of Winchester, Douglas County, Ore. Born in a log cabin near Asheville, Buncombe County, N.C., December 14, 1801. Democrat. Member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1822-23, 1830-33, 1838-39; member of Indiana state senate, 1839-40, 1844-46; general in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; Governor of Oregon Territory, 1849-50, 1853; Delegate to U.S. Congress from Oregon Territory, 1851-59; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1852; U.S. Senator from Oregon, 1859-61; Southern Democratic candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1860; candidate for Oregon state senate, 1880. Baptist; later Catholic. Member, Freemasons. Died in Roseburg, Douglas County, Ore., April 19, 1881 (age 79 years, 126 days). Original interment at Masonic Cemetery, Roseburg, Ore.; reinterment at Memorial Garden Cemetery, Roseburg, Ore.; cenotaph at Lone Fir Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father-in-law of Lafayette Mosher; father of La Fayette Lane; grandfather of Harry Lane; grandnephew of Joel Lane (1740?-1795); cousin *** of David Lowry Swain; first cousin by marriage of Walter Terry Colquitt.
      Political family: Lane-Colquitt family of North Carolina.
      Lane County, Ore. is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Mt. Calvary Cemetery
    Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon
    Politicians buried here:
      John McDermeid Gearin (1851-1930) — also known as John M. Gearin — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born near Pendleton, Umatilla County, Ore., August 15, 1851. Democrat. Member of Oregon state legislature, 1890; U.S. Senator from Oregon, 1905-07; defeated, 1906. Died in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., November 12, 1930 (age 79 years, 89 days). Interment at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Hall Stoner Lusk (1883-1983) — also known as Hall S. Lusk — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore.; Beaverton, Washington County, Ore. Born in Washington, D.C., September 21, 1883. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for Oregon state house of representatives, 1922; circuit judge in Oregon, 1930-37; justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1937-60; retired 1960; U.S. Senator from Oregon, 1960-61. Died in Beaverton, Washington County, Ore., May 15, 1983 (age 99 years, 236 days). Interment at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier — OurCampaigns candidate detail


    River View Cemetery
    8421 Southwest Macadam Avenue
    Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      George Henry Williams (1823-1910) — also known as George H. Williams — of Lee County, Iowa; Marion County, Ore.; Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in New Lebanon, Columbia County, N.Y., March 23, 1823. Democrat. Lawyer; district judge in Iowa 1st District, 1847-52; justice of Oregon territorial supreme court, 1853-57; delegate to Oregon state constitutional convention from Marion County, 1857; U.S. Senator from Oregon, 1865-71; U.S. Attorney General, 1872-75; mayor of Portland, Ore., 1902-05. Episcopalian. Died in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., April 4, 1910 (age 87 years, 12 days). Interment at River View Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      John Hipple Mitchell (1835-1905) — also known as John H. Mitchell; John Mitchell Hipple — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Washington County, Pa., June 22, 1835. Republican. Lawyer; member of Oregon state senate, 1862-66; U.S. Senator from Oregon, 1873-79, 1885-97, 1901-05; died in office 1905. Indicted in December 1904 in connection with land frauds; a bribery charge was added later. Died in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., December 8, 1905 (age 70 years, 169 days). Interment at River View Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      La Fayette Grover (1823-1911) — of Marion County, Ore.; Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Bethel, Oxford County, Maine, November 29, 1823. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1853-55; delegate to Oregon state constitutional convention from Marion County, 1857; U.S. Representative from Oregon at-large, 1859; Oregon Democratic state chair, 1866-70; Governor of Oregon, 1870-77; resigned 1877; U.S. Senator from Oregon, 1877-83. Died May 10, 1911 (age 87 years, 162 days). Interment at River View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Dr. John Grover and Fanny (Leary) Grover; married, January 5, 1865, to Elizabeth Carter.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Sylvester Pennoyer (1831-1902) — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Groton, Tompkins County, N.Y., July 6, 1831. Democrat. Lawyer; lumber business; Governor of Oregon, 1887-95; mayor of Portland, Ore., 1896-98. Died May 30, 1902 (age 70 years, 328 days). Original interment at Lone Fir Cemetery; reinterment in 1924 at River View Cemetery.
      George Lemuel Woods (1832-1890) — also known as George L. Woods — Born in Boone County, Mo., July 30, 1832. Republican. Lawyer; justice of Idaho territorial supreme court, 1865-66; Governor of Oregon, 1866-70; Governor of Utah Territory, 1871-75. Died in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., January 7, 1890 (age 57 years, 161 days). Interment at River View Cemetery.
      Frederick William Mulkey (1874-1924) — also known as Fred W. Mulkey — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., January 6, 1874. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Senator from Oregon, 1907, 1918; resigned 1918. Baptist. Member, American Political Science Association. Died in 1924 (age about 50 years). Interment at River View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Marion Francis Mulkey and Mary Elizabeth (Porter) Mulkey; nephew of Joseph Norton Dolph (1835-1897).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Robert Sharp Bean (1854-1931) — also known as Robert S. Bean — of Oregon. Born in Yamhill County, Ore., November 28, 1854. Republican. Lawyer; circuit judge in Oregon 2nd District, 1882-90; justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1890-1909; resigned 1909; chief justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1894-96, 1901-02, 1905-08; U.S. District Judge for Oregon, 1909-31; died in office 1931. Member, Freemasons; Ancient Order of United Workmen; Woodmen. Died in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., January 7, 1931 (age 76 years, 40 days). Interment at River View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of O. R. Bean and Julia A. (Sharp) Bean; married, September 7, 1880, to Ina Elizabeth Condon.
      See also federal judicial profile
      Addison Crandall Gibbs (1825-1886) — also known as A. C. Gibbs — of Gardiner, Douglas County, Ore. Born in Cattaraugus County, N.Y., July 9, 1825. Republican. Lawyer; went to California for the 1849 Gold Rush; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1854; Governor of Oregon, 1862-66; U.S. Attorney for Oregon, 1871-73. Died in London, England, December 29, 1886 (age 61 years, 173 days). Interment at River View Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Joseph Norton Dolph (1835-1897) — also known as Joseph N. Dolph — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Schuyler County, N.Y., October 19, 1835. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for Oregon, 1865-68; member of Oregon state senate, 1866-74; U.S. Senator from Oregon, 1883-95. Died in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., March 10, 1897 (age 61 years, 142 days). Interment at River View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Uncle of Frederick William Mulkey (1874-1924).
      The former community (now abandoned) of Dolph, Oregon, was named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Paul Linton Patterson (1900-1956) — also known as Paul L. Patterson — of Washington County, Ore. Born July 18, 1900. Republican. Governor of Oregon, 1952-56; died in office 1956. Died January 31, 1956 (age 55 years, 197 days). Cremated; ashes interred at River View Cemetery.
      See also NNDB dossier
      Rufus Cecil Holman (1877-1959) — also known as Rufus C. Holman — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., October 14, 1877. Republican. School teacher; accountant; manufacturer of record books and paper boxes; ice business; Oregon state treasurer, 1931-38; appointed 1931; resigned 1938; U.S. Senator from Oregon, 1939-45. Died in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., November 27, 1959 (age 82 years, 44 days). Interment at River View Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Henry Winslow Corbett (1827-1903) — of Oregon. Born in Westborough, Worcester County, Mass., February 18, 1827. Republican. U.S. Senator from Oregon, 1867-73; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1868; member of Republican National Committee from Oregon, 1868-72. Died in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., May 31, 1903 (age 76 years, 102 days). Interment at River View Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Charles Henry Martin (1863-1946) — also known as Charles H. Martin — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born near Albion, Edwards County, Ill., October 1, 1863. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Oregon 3rd District, 1931-35; Governor of Oregon, 1935-39; defeated in primary, 1938. Died September 22, 1946 (age 82 years, 356 days). Interment at River View Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Josiah Failing (1806-1877) — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Canajoharie, Montgomery County, N.Y., July 9, 1806. Republican. Merchant; mayor of Portland, Ore., 1853-54; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1864, 1868. Baptist. Died in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., August 14, 1877 (age 71 years, 36 days). Interment at River View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Henry Jacob Failing (1772-1828); married to Henrietta Ellison (1801-1883); father of Henry Failing (1824?-?).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      George Abernethy (1807-1877) — Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., October 7, 1807. Governor of Oregon Territory, 1845-49; newspaper publisher. Methodist. Scottish ancestry. Died in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., March 2, 1877 (age 69 years, 146 days). Interment at River View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1830 to Ann Pope.
      The Abernethy Bridge on I-205, crossing the Willamette River between Oregon City & West Linn, Oregon, is named for him.  — The World War II Liberty ship SS George Abernethy (built 1942, scrapped 1960) was named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Victor George Atiyeh (1923-2014) — also known as Victor Atiyeh; Vic Atiyeh — of Washington County, Ore.; Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., February 20, 1923. Rug import business; member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1959-64; member of Oregon state senate, 1965-78; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1968, 1972, 1976; Governor of Oregon, 1979-87; defeated (Republican), 1974. Syrian ancestry. Died in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., July 20, 2014 (age 91 years, 150 days). Interment at River View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of George Atiyeh; married 1964 to Dolores Hewitt.
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Wallace McCamant (1867-1944) — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Hollidaysburg, Blair County, Pa., September 22, 1867. Republican. Justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1917-18; appointed 1917; resigned 1918; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1920 (member, Resolutions Committee); Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, 1925-26. Member, American Bar Association. Died December 17, 1944 (age 77 years, 86 days). Interment at River View Cemetery.
      See also federal judicial profile
      Alan Punch Green, Jr. (1925-2001) — also known as Alan Green; "Punch" — of Oregon. Born in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., May 1, 1925. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; U.S. Ambassador to Romania, 1989-92. Died, of heart failure, in Palm Springs, Riverside County, Calif., March 23, 2001 (age 75 years, 326 days). Interment at River View Cemetery.
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary
      Joseph Showalter Smith (1824-1884) — also known as Joseph S. Smith — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore.; Olympia, Thurston County, Wash. Born in Connellsville, Fayette County, Pa., June 20, 1824. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for mayor of Portland, Ore., 1851; U.S. Attorney for Washington, 1857-59; member of Oregon state legislature, 1860; U.S. Representative from Oregon at-large, 1869-71; candidate for Governor of Oregon, 1882. Died in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., September 28, 1884 (age 60 years, 100 days). Interment at River View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Julia A. Carter.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      George Forrest Alexander (1882-1948) — also known as George F. Alexander — of Gallatin, Daviess County, Mo.; Portland, Multnomah County, Ore.; Juneau, Alaska. Born in Gallatin, Daviess County, Mo., April 20, 1882. Democrat. Lawyer; chair of Multnomah County Democratic Party, 1914-18; candidate for circuit judge in Oregon, 1922; U.S. District Judge for Alaska, 1934-46. Christian. Member, American Bar Association; Sigma Chi; Theta Nu Epsilon; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners; Elks; Woodmen. Died May 16, 1948 (age 66 years, 26 days). Entombed in mausoleum at River View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joshua Willis Alexander (1852-1936) and Roe Ann (Richardson) Alexander; married, April 27, 1907, to Lola Mae Surface.
      Maurice Edgar Crumpacker (1886-1927) — of Oregon. Born in Valparaiso, Porter County, Ind., December 19, 1886. Republican. U.S. Representative from Oregon 3rd District, 1925-27; died in office 1927. Died in San Francisco, Calif., July 24, 1927 (age 40 years, 217 days). Interment at River View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Edgar Dean Crumpacker (1851-1920); cousin *** of Shepard J. Crumpacker, Jr..
      Political family: Crumpacker family of Valparaiso, Indiana.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Hicklin Hall (1854-1937) — also known as John H. Hall — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Multnomah County, Ore., July 17, 1854. Member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1891-92; U.S. Attorney for Oregon, 1897-1904. Removed from office as district attorney; tried and convicted in 1905 on land fraud charges; later pardoned by President Taft. Died in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., July 27, 1937 (age 83 years, 10 days). Interment at River View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of John Hubert Hall (1899-1970); second cousin of Louis Blasdel Ewbank.
      Political family: Hall family of Oregon.
      Lansing Stout (1828-1871) — of California; Oregon. Born in Watertown, Jefferson County, N.Y., March 27, 1828. Democrat. Member of California state assembly 17th District, 1856-57; state court judge in Oregon, 1858; U.S. Representative from Oregon at-large, 1859-61; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 1860; member of Oregon state senate, 1868. Died March 4, 1871 (age 42 years, 342 days). Interment at River View Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Richard Williams (1836-1914) — of Oregon. Born in Ohio, 1836. Republican. U.S. Representative from Oregon at-large, 1877-79. Died in 1914 (age about 78 years). Interment at River View Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Nan Wood Honeyman (1881-1970) — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in West Point, Orange County, N.Y., July 15, 1881. Democrat. Delegate to Oregon state constitutional convention, 1933; member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1935-37; U.S. Representative from Oregon 3rd District, 1937-39; defeated, 1938; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 1940; member of Oregon state senate, 1941-42; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1946-51. Female. Died in Woodacre, Marin County, Calif., December 10, 1970 (age 89 years, 148 days). Cremated; ashes interred at River View Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      George A. Steel (1846-1918) — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Stafford, Monroe County, Ohio, April 22, 1846. Republican. Railroad executive; banker; Oregon Republican state chair, 1876; postmaster at Portland, Ore., 1881-85, 1889-94; member of Republican National Committee from Oregon, 1896; Oregon state treasurer, 1907-11. Died, from Bright's disease, in Good Samaritan Hospital, Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., June 20, 1918 (age 72 years, 59 days). Interment at River View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Steel (1809-1881) and Elizabeth (Lawrie) Steel (1814-1887); married, February 18, 1869, to Eva Pope (1848-1917).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
    Back Hin % Moy Moy Back Hin (1848-1935) — also known as Charley Twin Wo — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in China, February 8, 1848. Merchant; importer and exporter; Honorary Consul for China in Portland, Ore., 1906-35. Chinese ancestry. One of the first Asian millionaires in the United States. Died in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., December 15, 1935 (age 87 years, 310 days). Interment at River View Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Western Washington University
      Robert S. Farrell, Jr. (c.1906-1947) — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born about 1906. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1940, 1944; secretary of state of Oregon, 1943-47; died in office 1947. While flying to southern Oregon on a hunting trip, along with Gov. Earl Snell and State Senate President Marshall E. Cornett, was killed when the small plane crashed in stormy weather, near Dog Lake, Lake County, Ore., October 28, 1947 (age about 41 years). Interment at River View Cemetery.
      Benjamin Lee Paget (1864-1944) — also known as B. Lee Paget — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Somerset, England, June 14, 1864. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Senator from Oregon, 1906, 1912; Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Oregon, 1920. Died in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., July 21, 1944 (age 80 years, 37 days). Interment at River View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Edward Paget (1835-1880) and Sarah (Hutton) Paget (1835-1916); married to Margaret Ann Caples (1864-1927); father of Lowell Caples Paget; grandfather of Eileen Paget (1939-).
      Political family: Paget family of Portland, Oregon.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Francis Aaron Spencer (1865-1936) — also known as Frank A. Spencer — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in San Francisco, Calif., January 24, 1865. Democrat. Commission merchant; importer; Consul for Mexico in Portland, Ore., 1895-1914; wholesale grocery manager; administrator, Oregon Liquor Control Commission, 1935; Presidential Elector for Oregon, 1936. Jumped from the high Vista Avenue Viaduct, and fell hundreds of feet to his death amid traffic on Canyon Road, in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., December 22, 1936 (age 71 years, 333 days). His suicide note was quoted in news reports as follows: "Frankly, the pace has been too fast for me, and I cannot convince myself that I can make a comeback.". Interment at River View Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Fletcher Caples (1832-1908) — also known as John F. Caples — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Ashland County, Ohio, January 12, 1832. Republican. Lawyer; member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1873; Presidential Elector for Oregon, 1892, 1896; U.S. Consul in Valparaiso, as of 1898. Methodist. English and German ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Ancient Order of United Workmen. Died in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., July 17, 1908 (age 76 years, 187 days). Interment at River View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Robert Francis Caples (1781-1831) and Charlotte (Laffer) Caples; married 1854 to Sarah Jemima Morrison (1829-1877); grandfather of Lowell Caples Paget; great-grandfather of Eileen Paget (1939-).
      Political family: Paget family of Portland, Oregon.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Henri Labbé (1874-1935) — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., October 25, 1874. Lawyer; Consular Agent for France in Portland, Ore., 1899-1935; Honorary Vice-Consul for Belgium in Portland, Ore., 1909-35. Died in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., February 28, 1935 (age 60 years, 126 days). Interment at River View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Angeline Marguerite (Mathiot) Labbe (1852-1913) and Jean 'John' Labbe (1935-1905); married 1905 to Myra Louise Bradley (1875-1907); married 1913 to Laura Lytle (1881-1967); nephew of Blaise Labbé (1837-1917).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Howland Lothrop (1866-1949) — also known as John H. Lothrop — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Sharon, Norfolk County, Mass., April 11, 1866. Freight and passenger agent, Union Pacific Railroad; secretary of the traffic and transportation bureau. Portland Chamber of Commerce, 1911-23; Honorary Vice-Consul for Uruguay in Portland, Ore., 1923-48; Honorary Vice-Consul for Argentina in Portland, Ore., 1931. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Died in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., July 13, 1949 (age 83 years, 93 days). Interment at River View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Horace Augustus Lothrop (1828-1898) and Sarah G. (Swain) Lothrop (1840-1930); married to Lucile L. LaBertew (1867-1946).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Henry Carey (1857-1941) — also known as Charles H. Carey — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, October 27, 1857. Republican. Lawyer; attorney for James J. Hill's railroad lines; historian; municipal judge in Oregon, 1892-95; member of Republican National Committee from Oregon, 1904-06; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1912, 1916, 1920, 1924; Oregon Corporation Commissioner, 1933-37. Member, American Bar Association; American Academy of Political and Social Science; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners; Beta Theta Pi; Phi Beta Kappa. Died in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., August 26, 1941 (age 83 years, 303 days). Interment at River View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel Doak Carey (abolitionist) and Martha Louisa (Felton) Carey; married, September 24, 1883, to Mary N. Bidwell.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Lowell Caples Paget (1898-1967) — also known as Lowell C. Paget — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., May 8, 1898. Republican. Lawyer; member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1933-34; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1936 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1944, 1948, 1956, 1960, 1964; Presidential Elector for Oregon, 1956; member of Republican National Committee from Oregon, 1960-67. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. Died in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., March 20, 1967 (age 68 years, 316 days). Interment at River View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Margaret Ann (Caples) Paget (1864-1927) and Benjamin Lee Paget; married, July 5, 1919, to Beatrice Mary Thurston; father of Eileen Paget (1939-); grandson of John Fletcher Caples.
      Political family: Paget family of Portland, Oregon.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Blaise Labbé (1837-1917) — Born in France, December 24, 1837. Consular Agent for France in Portland, Ore., 1898. Died in Seaside, Clatsop County, Ore., August 12, 1917 (age 79 years, 231 days). Interment at River View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Uncle of Charles Henri Labbé (1874-1935).
      Lyman E. Belknap (1851-1918) — of Mayville, Tuscola County, Mich. Born in Cayuga County, N.Y., November 17, 1851. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Tuscola County 2nd District, 1895-98. Died in Camas, Clark County, Wash., November 17, 1918 (age 67 years, 0 days). Interment at River View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Edwin Belknap and Anna (Butler) Belknap; married 1875 to Julia Allen; married to Mary E. Schultz.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Thomas Harry Banfield (1885-1950) — also known as T. H. Banfield — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., December 20, 1885. Republican. Co-founder and president, Iron Fireman Manufacturing Company, maker of automatic coal stokers, furnaces, and boilers; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1940. Member, Rotary; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Died in 1950 (age about 64 years). Interment at River View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, October 18, 1921, to Margaret Elizabeth Weston (1895-1979).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Lorienne Conlee Fowler (1903-1959) — also known as Lorienne Morrow Conlee; Mrs. Frank E. Fowler — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore.; Astoria, Clatsop County, Ore. Born in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., 1903. Republican. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1956; candidate for Oregon state house of representatives, 1958. Female. Died in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., August 5, 1959 (age about 56 years). Entombed in mausoleum at River View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of William Ruben Fowler (1880-1957) and Sophia Kathleen (Morrow) Fowler (1885-1948); married 1948 to Frank Edgar Fowler (1898-1978).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Louis Earle Hammer (1894-1971) — also known as Louis E. Hammer — of Tillamook, Tillamook County, Ore. Born in Albany, Linn County, Ore., May 29, 1894. Democrat. Dairy business; postmaster at Tillamook, Ore., 1936. Methodist. Member, Kiwanis; Freemasons. Died May 13, 1971 (age 76 years, 349 days). Entombed in mausoleum at River View Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Lamar Tooze (1895-1971) — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Oregon, February 4, 1895. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1948, 1952 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Died, from a heart attack, in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., November 29, 1971 (age 76 years, 298 days). Interment at River View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Walter Lincoln Tooze and Sarah Ann 'Sadie' (Barnes) Tooze (1869-1845); brother of Walter Lincoln Tooze, Jr.; married to Marie Berta Sheahan (1895-1991); father of Leslie Ann Tooze; uncle of Walter Lincoln Tooze III (1912-1971); first cousin of Otis Asel Tooze.
      Political family: Tooze family of Portland, Oregon.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Robert S. Farrell — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1924 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1928. Interment at River View Cemetery.
      Beatrice Mary Paget (1896-2002) — also known as Beatrice Mary Thurston; Mrs. Lowell C. Paget — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Benton County, Ore., October 11, 1896. Republican. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1944. Female. Episcopalian. Died in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., June 1, 2002 (age 105 years, 233 days). Interment at River View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of Edward Alfred 'Alf' Thurston (1854-1935) and Margaret 'Maggie' (Long) Thurston (1863-1951); married, July 5, 1919, to Lowell Caples Paget; mother of Eileen Paget (1939-).
      Political family: Paget family of Portland, Oregon.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Riverview Abbey Mausoleum and Crematory
    0319 Southwest Taylors Ferry Road
    Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Walter Lincoln Tooze, Jr. (1887-1956) — also known as Walter L. Tooze — of McMinnville, Yamhill County, Ore.; Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Butteville, Marion County, Ore., February 24, 1887. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1920 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1936, 1940; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Oregon 3rd District, 1938; circuit judge in Oregon, 1949-50; justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1950-56; died in office 1956. Methodist. Member, Knights of Pythias; Eagles; Odd Fellows; Elks; American Legion. Died in Salem, Marion County, Ore., December 21, 1956 (age 69 years, 301 days). Entombed at Riverview Abbey Mausoleum and Crematory.
      Relatives: Son of Walter Lincoln Tooze (1860-1927) and Sarah Ann 'Sadie' (Barnes) Tooze (1869-1945); brother of Lamar Tooze; married 1908 to Ruth Belden Smith (1886-1983); married 1931 to Caroline Violet Glaisyer (1906-1942); married 1944 to Helen Jane Cox (1899-1983); father of Walter Lincoln Tooze III; uncle of Leslie Ann Tooze; first cousin of Otis Asel Tooze.
      Political family: Tooze family of Portland, Oregon.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Walter Lincoln Tooze (1860-1927) — of Salem, Marion County, Ore. Born in Pittsfield, Lorain County, Ohio, November 25, 1860. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1920. Died in Salem, Marion County, Ore., September 28, 1927 (age 66 years, 307 days). Original interment at Eugene Pioneer Cemetery, Eugene, Ore.; re-entombed at Riverview Abbey Mausoleum and Crematory.
      Relatives: Son of William Tooze (1829-1868) and Mary (Parkmand) Tooze (1829-1865); married, April 22, 1886, to Sarah Ann 'Sadie' Barnes (1869-1945); father of Walter Lincoln Tooze, Jr., Leslie Orland Tooze (1895-1918; 1st Lt., U.S. Army, killed in Argonne Forest, France) and Lamar Tooze; uncle of Otis Asel Tooze (1892-1972); grandfather of Walter Lincoln Tooze III and Leslie Ann Tooze.
      Political family: Tooze family of Portland, Oregon.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Rose City Cemetery
    Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon
    Politicians buried here:
      Theodore Thurston Geer (1851-1924) — also known as Theodore T. Geer; T. T. Geer — of Oregon. Born in Marion County, Ore., March 12, 1851. Republican. Farmer; member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1881-82, 1889-94; Speaker of the Oregon State House of Representatives, 1891; Presidential Elector for Oregon, 1896; Governor of Oregon, 1899-1903. Died February 21, 1924 (age 72 years, 346 days). Interment at Rose City Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Albin Walter Norblad (1881-1960) — also known as A. W. Norblad — of Astoria, Clatsop County, Ore. Born in Malmo, Sweden, March 19, 1881. Republican. Lawyer; member of Oregon state senate, 1910; Governor of Oregon, 1929-31. Swedish ancestry. Died April 17, 1960 (age 79 years, 29 days). Interment at Rose City Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Edna Lyle Cates; father of Albin Walter Norblad, Jr. (1908-1964).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      William A. Storey (1854-1917) — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in 1854. Mayor of Portland, Ore., 1899-1900. Died July 29, 1917 (age about 63 years). Interment at Rose City Cemetery.
      John Wesley Hance (1849-1930) — also known as John W. Hance — of Mt. Pleasant, Isabella County, Mich.; Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Marengo, Morrow County, Ohio, August 2, 1849. Republican. Isabella County Clerk and Register of Deeds; postmaster at Mt. Pleasant, Mich., 1902-14. Died in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., January 8, 1930 (age 80 years, 159 days). Interment at Rose City Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Wilhelm's Portland Memorial
    6705 S.E. 14th Avenue
    Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon
    Founded 1901
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      George Luis Baker (1868-1941) — also known as George L. Baker — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in The Dalles, Wasco County, Ore., August 23, 1868. Republican. Mayor of Portland, Ore., 1917-33. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Woodmen; Elks; Rotary. Died in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., May 16, 1941 (age 72 years, 266 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Wilhelm's Portland Memorial.
      Relatives: Son of John Baker and Mary (Edgett) Baker; married, August 7, 1910, to Claire M. Skeel (1876-1945).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Homer Daniel Angell (1875-1968) — also known as Homer D. Angell — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born near The Dalles, Wasco County, Ore., January 12, 1875. Republican. Lawyer; member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1929-31, 1935; member of Oregon state senate, 1937-38; U.S. Representative from Oregon 3rd District, 1939-55. Member, American Bar Association; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Humane Society; Alpha Tau Omega. Died in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., March 31, 1968 (age 93 years, 79 days). Entombed at Wilhelm's Portland Memorial.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Angell and Susan P. (Yeomans) Angell; married, July 29, 1908, to Mayme Henton.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Charles Byron Bellinger (1839-1905) — of Oregon. Born in Maquon, Knox County, Ill., November 21, 1839. Lawyer; member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1868; circuit judge in Oregon, 1878-80; U.S. District Judge for Oregon, 1893-1905; died in office 1905. Died in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., May 12, 1905 (age 65 years, 172 days). Entombed at Wilhelm's Portland Memorial.
      See also federal judicial profile
      William Alexander Ekwall (1887-1956) — also known as William A. Ekwall — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore.; Bronxville, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Ludington, Mason County, Mich., June 14, 1887. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; municipal judge in Oregon, 1922-27; circuit judge in Oregon, 1927-34; U.S. Representative from Oregon 3rd District, 1935-37; defeated, 1936; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1940; Associate Judge of U.S. Court of Customs and Patent Appeals, 1942-56; died in office 1956. Member, American Legion; Forty and Eight; Delta Theta Phi; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Woodmen. Died in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., October 16, 1956 (age 69 years, 124 days). Entombed at Wilhelm's Portland Memorial.
      Relatives: Son of Alexander Ekwall and Emilie Ekwall; married, June 19, 1915, to Lina Moser.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Lawrence Walter Hartman (1898-1969) — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore.; Sun City, Maricopa County, Ariz. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., June 20, 1898. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; customs broker; Honorary Consul for Panama in Portland, Ore., 1935; Honorary Vice-Consul for Argentina in Portland, Ore., 1935-42; Honorary Consul for Guatemala in Portland, Ore., 1944. Died, in Fort Whipple V.A. Hospital, Prescott, Yavapai County, Ariz., August 22, 1969 (age 71 years, 63 days). Entombed at Wilhelm's Portland Memorial.
      Relatives: Married to Margaret Dee Thurmond (1897-1976).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Willamette National Cemetery
    11800 S.E. Mount Scott Boulevard
    Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Mark Odom Hatfield (1922-2011) — also known as Mark O. Hatfield — of Salem, Marion County, Ore. Born in Dallas, Polk County, Ore., July 12, 1922. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1951-54; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1952 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1956, 1960 (delegation chair); member of Oregon state senate, 1955-56; secretary of state of Oregon, 1957-59; Governor of Oregon, 1959-67; U.S. Senator from Oregon, 1967-97. Baptist. Member, Freemasons. Died in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., August 7, 2011 (age 89 years, 26 days). Interment at Willamette National Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles Dolen Hatfield (1887-1972) and Dovie (Odom) Hatfield (1893-1979); married, July 8, 1958, to Antoinette Kuzmanich.
      The Mark O. Hatfield U.S. Courthouse (opened 1997), in Portland, Oregon, is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Books by Mark O. Hatfield: Against the Grain: Reflections of a Rebel Republican, with Diane N. Solomon (2000)
      Thomas Ellsworth Martin (1893-1971) — also known as Thomas E. Martin — of Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa. Born in Melrose, Monroe County, Iowa, January 18, 1893. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; accountant; lawyer; candidate for Iowa railroad commission, 1932, 1934; mayor of Iowa City, Iowa, 1935-37; U.S. Representative from Iowa 1st District, 1939-55; U.S. Senator from Iowa, 1955-61; delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1956. Member, Order of the Coif; American Bar Association. Died in Seattle, King County, Wash., June 27, 1971 (age 78 years, 160 days). Interment at Willamette National Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Alexander Grant Barry (1892-1952) — also known as Alexander G. Barry; Alex G. Barry — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Astoria, Clatsop County, Ore., August 23, 1892. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; U.S. Senator from Oregon, 1938-39; member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1945-50. Presbyterian. Member, Sigma Chi; Phi Delta Phi; American Legion. Died in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., December 28, 1952 (age 60 years, 127 days). Interment at Willamette National Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of W. J. Barry and Margaret A. (Grant) Barry; married, January 21, 1940, to Helen (Hammersley) Bealey.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William O. Hall (1914-1977) — of Joseph, Wallowa County, Ore. Born in Roswell, Chaves County, N.M., May 22, 1914. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia, 1967-71; director general, U.S. Foreign Service, 1971. Episcopalian. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; American Society for Public Administration. Died November 8, 1977 (age 63 years, 170 days). Interment at Willamette National Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William O. Hall and Margaret (Barnard) Hall; married, September 19, 1943, to Jayne Bowerman (1916-2009; daughter of Jay Bowerman (1876-1957)).
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Scott Leavitt (1879-1966) — of Great Falls, Cascade County, Mont.; Newberg, Yamhill County, Ore. Born in Elk Rapids, Antrim County, Mich., June 16, 1879. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; U.S. Representative from Montana 2nd District, 1923-33; defeated, 1932; delegate to Republican National Convention from Montana, 1932; candidate for U.S. Senator from Montana, 1934. Died in Newberg, Yamhill County, Ore., October 19, 1966 (age 87 years, 125 days). Interment at Willamette National Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Lester Ellis Anderson (1921-2000) — also known as Les Anderson — of Eugene, Lane County, Ore.; Aspen, Pitkin County, Colo. Born in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., December 5, 1921. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; mayor of Eugene, Ore., 1969-77. Member, Rotary. Died, of cancer, in Eugene, Lane County, Ore., October 8, 2000 (age 78 years, 308 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Willamette National Cemetery.
      Epitaph: "Look to the mountains for strength."
      Walter William Whitbeck (1892-1961) — also known as Walter W. Whitbeck — of Oregon. Born in North St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn., August 7, 1892. Democrat. Insurance business; fire chief; candidate for U.S. Senator from Oregon, 1942. Died in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., October 23, 1961 (age 69 years, 77 days). Interment at Willamette National Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1918 to Beaulah Angela Simpson.
      K. William Stinson (1930-2002) — also known as Bill Stinson — of Battle Ground, Clark County, Wash. Born in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich., April 20, 1930. Republican. U.S. Representative from Washington 7th District, 1963-65; defeated, 1964. Died in Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, January 9, 2002 (age 71 years, 264 days). Interment at Willamette National Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Edward Clair Harms, Jr. (1924-2005) — also known as Edward C. Harms, Jr. — of Springfield, Lane County, Ore. Born in Roseburg, Douglas County, Ore., September 21, 1924. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; mayor of Springfield, Ore., 1952-60; director, McKenzie-Willamette Memorial Hospital. Baptist. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Lions; Sigma Phi Epsilon; Phi Alpha Delta. Died, from a heart attack, November 12, 2005 (age 81 years, 52 days). Interment at Willamette National Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Edward Clair Harms and Gleneva (McClain) Harms; married, December 21, 1946, to Patricia Honeywood Walker.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Locke Madison (1915-1998) — also known as Charles L. Madison — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo.; Salem, Marion County, Ore. Born in Independence, Jackson County, Mo., August 28, 1915. Republican. Lawyer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Jackson County 10th District, 1941-42; served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; member of Missouri state senate 10th District, 1947-55; resigned 1955. Christian. Member, Beta Theta Pi; Phi Delta Phi. Died in Keizer, Marion County, Ore., January 18, 1998 (age 82 years, 143 days). Interment at Willamette National Cemetery; cenotaph at Mt. Washington Cemetery, Independence, Mo.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Walter Lincoln Tooze III (1912-1971) — also known as Walter L. Tooze — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Oregon, October 9, 1912. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1960. Died in Medford, Jackson County, Ore., February 1, 1971 (age 58 years, 115 days). Interment at Willamette National Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Ruth Belden 'Bell' (Smith) Tooze (1886-1983) and Walter Lincoln Tooze, Jr.; married 1930 to Helen Gould Cox (1899-1983); nephew of Lamar Tooze; grandson of Walter Lincoln Tooze (1860-1927); first cousin of Leslie Ann Tooze; first cousin once removed of Otis Asel Tooze.
      Political family: Tooze family of Portland, Oregon.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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