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Accountant Politicians in Oregon

  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, Portland, Ore.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  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, Portland, Ore.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  C. Norris Poulson (1895-1982) — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born near Haines, Baker County, Ore., July 23, 1895. Republican. Accountant; member of California state assembly, 1938-42; U.S. Representative from California, 1943-45, 1947-53 (13th District 1943-45, 1947-53, 24th District 1953); defeated, 1944; mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 1953-61; defeated, 1961; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1956. Danish ancestry. Died in Orange, Orange County, Calif., September 25, 1982 (age 87 years, 64 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Baker City, Ore.
  Relatives: Married, December 25, 1916, to Erma Jane Loennig.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
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