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  Edgar Jacob Adams (1866-1944) — also known as Edgar J. Adams — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich.; Eugene, Lane County, Ore.; Washington, D.C. Born in Branch County, Mich., August 6, 1866. Republican. Lawyer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Kent County 1st District, 1897-1900; Speaker of the Michigan State House of Representatives, 1899-1900; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention 16th District, 1907-08; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1920, 1924, 1928. Member, Knights of Pythias. Died in Washington, D.C., May 23, 1944 (age 77 years, 291 days). Entombed at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Suitland, Md.
  Relatives: Son of George Oliver Adams (1835-1900) and Margaret Catherine 'Maggie' (Miller) Adams (1837-1928); married, March 15, 1888, to Alta Roop; second cousin once removed of John Quincy Adams; third cousin of Francis Alexandre Adams (1874-1975); third cousin once removed of Charles Hall Adams; third cousin thrice removed of Charles Adams, Jr..
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ann L. Aiken (b. 1951) — of Oregon. Born in Salem, Marion County, Ore., December 29, 1951. Lawyer; district judge in Oregon, 1988-92; circuit judge in Oregon, 1992-97; U.S. District Judge for Oregon, 1998-. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  See also federal judicial profile
  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, Portland, Ore.
  Relatives: Son of Joshua Willis Alexander (1852-1936) and Roe Ann (Richardson) Alexander; married, April 27, 1907, to Lola Mae Surface.
  Niel Richardson Allen (b. 1894) — also known as Niel R. Allen — of Grants Pass, Josephine County, Ore. Born in Pullman, Whitman County, Wash., May 1, 1894. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; Oregon Republican state chair, 1941-46; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1944; Presidential Elector for Oregon, 1956. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Forty and Eight; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Sons of the American Revolution; Sons of Union Veterans; Rotary; Izaak Walton League; Elks; Freemasons; Shriners. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, September 14, 1918, to Evelyn Marie Carey.
  Wayne Edward Alley (b. 1932) — of Oklahoma. Born in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., May 16, 1932. Lawyer; U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Oklahoma, 1985-99; took senior status 1999. Still living as of 2000.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Granville G. Ames (1852-1914) — also known as Grandville G. Ames — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Sheboygan, Sheboygan County, Wis., 1852. Lawyer; Consul for Costa Rica in Portland, Ore., 1896-1907. Died, in Emanuel Hospital, Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., December 31, 1914 (age about 62 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Isaac Ames and Roana (Witt) Ames; married 1880 to Alma Muzzy (died 1894); married 1904 to Minnie B. Robb.
  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, Portland, Ore.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Angell and Susan P. (Yeomans) Angell; married, July 29, 1908, to Mayme Henton.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  A. D. Babcock (b. 1818) — of Polk County, Ore. Born in New York, 1818. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Oregon state constitutional convention from Polk County, 1857. Burial location unknown.
  Edward Flint Bailey (1891-1974) — also known as Edward F. Bailey — of Junction City, Lane County, Ore.; Portland, Multnomah County, Ore.; Eugene, Lane County, Ore. Born in Junction City, Lane County, Ore., February 25, 1891. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War I; member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1923-24; member of Oregon state senate 3rd District, 1927-30; candidate for Governor of Oregon, 1930. Protestant. Member, Phi Delta Phi; Phi Delta Theta; Freemasons. Died in Eugene, Lane County, Ore., June 13, 1974 (age 83 years, 108 days). Cremated.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Hollen Bailey and Anna Isabella (Flint) Bailey; married, October 25, 1919, to Helen Lee Rosenberg.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Ora Bailey (b. 1880) — also known as J. O. Bailey — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Grinnell, Poweshiek County, Iowa, September 26, 1880. Republican. Lawyer; member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1925-29; member of Oregon state senate, 1929-33; justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1933-50; retired 1950; chief justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1943-45. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Elks; Knights of Pythias; American Bar Association; Woodmen. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Sherbourne Bailey and Harriet C. (Kingsley) Bailey; married, August 3, 1911, to Verna Alice Chase.
  Edward Dickinson Baker (1811-1861) — also known as Edward D. Baker — of Springfield, Sangamon County, Ill.; Galena, Jo Daviess County, Ill.; San Francisco, Calif.; Oregon City, Clackamas County, Ore. Born in London, England, February 24, 1811. Lawyer; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1837-40; member of Illinois state senate, 1841-45; U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1845-46, 1849-51 (7th District 1845-46, 6th District 1849-51); resigned 1846; colonel in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; U.S. Senator from Oregon, 1860-61; died in office 1861; general in the Union Army during the Civil War. Killed in battle at Balls Bluff, Loudoun County, Va., October 21, 1861 (age 50 years, 239 days). Interment at San Francisco National Cemetery, San Francisco, Calif.
  Relatives: Married, April 27, 1831, to Mary A. Lee.
  Baker County, Ore. is named for him.
  Fort Baker (previously, Lime Point Military Reservation; renamed Fort Baker in 1897; now part of Golden Gate National Recreation Area), in Marin County, California, is named for him.  — Baker Street, in San Francisco, California, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Ulysses S. Balentine (1900-1956) — also known as U. S. Balentine — of Klamath Falls, Klamath County, Ore. Born in Stone County, Ark., March 17, 1900. Republican. School teacher; lawyer; member of Oregon state senate, 1936-41; candidate for U.S. Representative from Oregon 2nd District, 1938. Member, Eagles. Died February 12, 1956 (age 55 years, 332 days). Interment at Klamath Memorial Park, Klamath Falls, Ore.
  Relatives: Married, August 31, 1929, to Helen Carden.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Louis Albert Banks (b. 1851) — also known as Louis A. Banks — Born in Corvallis, Benton County, Ore., 1851. Lawyer; minister; Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 7th District, 1893; Prohibition candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, 1893. Methodist. Burial location unknown.
  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, Portland, Ore.
  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
  Henry J. Bean (1853-1941) — of Pendleton, Umatilla County, Ore. Born in Bethel, Oxford County, Maine, November 13, 1853. Republican. Lawyer; member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1889; county judge in Oregon, 1904-06; circuit judge in Oregon, 1906-10; justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1911-41; died in office 1941; chief justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1931-33, 1937-39. Member, Freemasons. Died May 8, 1941 (age 87 years, 176 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Timothy Bean and Elizabeth E. (Swift) Bean; married, June 8, 1886, to Mattie E. Magahey.
  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, Portland, Ore.
  Relatives: Son of O. R. Bean and Julia A. (Sharp) Bean; married, September 7, 1880, to Ina Elizabeth Condon.
  See also federal judicial profile
  John J. Beckman (b. 1886) — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., March 4, 1886. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1933-35; chair of Multnomah County Democratic Party, 1934-40; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 1936, 1940, 1944 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee), 1948. Catholic. Member, Elks; Eagles; Woodmen; American Bar Association. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, December 6, 1917, to Lelah M. Coyle.
  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, Portland, Ore.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Robert Clinton Belloni (1919-1999) — also known as Robert C. Belloni — of Myrtle Point, Coos County, Ore. Born in Riverton, Coos County, Ore., April 4, 1919. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; chair of Coos County Democratic Party, 1957; circuit judge in Oregon, 1957-67; U.S. District Judge for Oregon, 1967-84; took senior status 1984. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Delta Theta Phi; Freemasons; Order of the Eastern Star; Elks; Rotary. Died, of congestive heart failure, at a retirement home in San Mateo, San Mateo County, Calif., November 3, 1999 (age 80 years, 213 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Edward Belloni and Della (Clinton) Belloni; married, January 26, 1946, to Doris A. Adams.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Harry H. Belt (1883-1950) — of Yamhill County, Ore.; Salem, Marion County, Ore. Born in Salem, Marion County, Ore., November 24, 1883. Republican. Superintendent of schools; lawyer; circuit judge in Oregon, 1914-24; justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1925-50; died in office 1950. Presbyterian or Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Elks. Died August 6, 1950 (age 66 years, 255 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John D. Belt and Nellie (Hacklemen) Belt; married, July 3, 1905, to Martha Paldanius.
  Jaime Benitez Rexach (1908-2001) — also known as Jaime Benitez — of San Juan, San Juan Municipio, Puerto Rico. Born in Vieques, Vieques Municipio, Puerto Rico, October 29, 1908. Lawyer; university professor; chancellor of the University of Puerto Rico, 1942-66; president of the Puerto Rico University System, 1966-71; Resident Commissioner to U.S. Congress from Puerto Rico, 1973-77; defeated, 1976; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Puerto Rico, 1976. Puerto Rican ancestry. Died, of pneumonia, in San Juan, San Juan Municipio, Puerto Rico, May 30, 2001 (age 92 years, 213 days). Interment at Cementerio de Santa Maria Magdalena, Santa Maria, Puerto Rico.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Alfred S. Bennett (b. 1854) — of The Dalles, Wasco County, Ore. Born in Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa, June 10, 1854. Democrat. School teacher; lawyer; circuit judge in Oregon, 1882-84; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 1912 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee), 1916; justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1919-20; resigned 1920. Member, Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas M. Bennett and Zylpha Ann (Finnell) Bennett; married, November 7, 1887, to Mary McCauley.
  Frank Williamson Benson (1858-1911) — also known as Frank W. Benson — of Roseburg, Douglas County, Ore. Born in San Jose, Santa Clara County, Calif., March 20, 1858. Republican. Lawyer; secretary of state of Oregon, 1907-11; died in office 1911; Governor of Oregon, 1909-10. Methodist. Died in Douglas County, Ore., April 14, 1911 (age 53 years, 25 days). Interment at Roseburg I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Roseburg, Ore.
  Cross-reference: Clifton N. McArthur
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Henry Lamdin Benson (1854-1921) — also known as Henry L. Benson — of Salem, Marion County, Ore. Born in Stockton, San Joaquin County, Calif., July 6, 1854. Republican. Lawyer; District Attorney, 1st District, 1892-96; member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1897; circuit judge in Oregon, 1898-1914; justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1915-21; died in office 1921. Methodist. Died October 16, 1921 (age 67 years, 102 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Henry C. Benson and Matilda M. (Williamson) Benson; married, September 7, 1876, to Susie E. Dougharty.
  Sam Berry — Republican. Lawyer; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Oregon, 1995. Member, Phi Beta Kappa. Still living as of 1995.
  Claude Vivian Birkhead (1880-1950) — also known as Claude Birkhead — of San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex. Born in Phoenix, Jackson County, Ore., May 27, 1880. Democrat. Lawyer; district judge in Texas, 1910-12; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1940. Died in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., November 19, 1950 (age 70 years, 176 days). Interment at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio, Tex.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Reuben Patrick Boise (1818-1907) — also known as Reuben P. Boise — of Polk County, Ore.; Salem, Marion County, Ore. Born in Blandford, Hampden County, Mass., June 9, 1818. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Oregon state constitutional convention from Polk County, 1857; justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1859-72, 1876-80; chief justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1862-64, 1868-70. French Huguenot ancestry. Member, Grange. Died in Salem, Marion County, Ore., April 10, 1907 (age 88 years, 305 days). Interment at Pioneer Cemetery, Salem, Ore.
  Relatives: Married 1851 to Ellen F. Lyon (died 1865); married, December 27, 1866, to Emily A. Pratt (died 1919).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Harry Dolan Boivin (1904-1999) — also known as Harry D. Boivin — of Klamath Falls, Klamath County, Ore.; Medford, Jackson County, Ore. Born in Ashland, Jackson County, Ore., February 7, 1904. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1935-41; Speaker of the Oregon State House of Representatives, 1937-39; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 1940, 1952. Member, Elks; Eagles. Died March 15, 1999 (age 95 years, 36 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, June 26, 1934, to Vivian McCauley.
  Suzanne Marie Bonamici (b. 1954) — also known as Suzanne Bonamici — Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., October 14, 1954. Lawyer; member of Oregon state house of representatives, 2007-08; member of Oregon state senate, 2008-11; U.S. Representative from Oregon 1st District, 2012-. Female. Still living as of 2018.
  See also congressional biography — Wikipedia article
  Jonathan Bourne, Jr. (1855-1940) — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in New Bedford, Bristol County, Mass., February 23, 1855. Lawyer; mining business; president, Bourne Cotton Mills, New Bedford, Mass.; member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1885-86, 1897; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1888, 1892; member of Republican National Committee from Oregon, 1888-92; U.S. Senator from Oregon, 1907-13; defeated (Progressive), 1912. Died in Washington, D.C., September 1, 1940 (age 85 years, 191 days). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Suitland, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Jonathan Bourne.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Daniel Boyd (b. 1875) — of Enterprise, Wallowa County, Ore. Born in Coshocton, Coshocton County, Ohio, December 5, 1875. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Enterprise, Ore.; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1912, 1916; Presidential Elector for Oregon, 1924; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Oregon 2nd District, 1928. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Woodmen; Phi Delta Theta. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, December 26, 1900, to Mary Ethel Axtell.
  Robert F. Brachtenbach (1931-2008) — of Selah, Yakima County, Wash. Born in Sidney, Cheyenne County, Neb., January 28, 1931. Republican. Lawyer; member of Washington state house of representatives, 1962-66; delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 1968; justice of Washington state supreme court, 1972-94. Died, of throat cancer, in Cottage Grove, Lane County, Ore., May 2, 2008 (age 77 years, 95 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Brachtenbach and Elizabeth Brachtenbach; married to Nancy Blair (divorced).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  James Tenney Brand (1886-1964) — also known as James T. Brand — of Salem, Marion County, Ore. Born in Oberlin, Lorain County, Ohio, October 9, 1886. Lawyer; circuit judge in Oregon, 1927-41; justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1941-58; judge of military tribunal for trial of major war criminals, Nuremberg, Germany, 1947. Presbyterian. Member, Phi Delta Phi; Freemasons. Died in February, 1964 (age 77 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Brand and Juliet (Hughes) Brand; married, July 13, 1916, to Irene May Morley.
  Anna J. Brown (b. 1952) — Born in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., 1952. Lawyer; district judge in Oregon, 1992-94; circuit judge in Oregon, 1994-99; U.S. District Judge for Oregon, 1999-. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  See also federal judicial profile
  George M. Brown (1864-1934) — of Roseburg, Douglas County, Ore. Born in Roseburg, Douglas County, Ore., May 5, 1864. Republican. Lawyer; District Attorney, 2nd District, 1895-1914; Oregon state attorney general, 1915-20; resigned 1920; justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1920-33. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Died in The Dalles, Wasco County, Ore., 1934 (age about 70 years). Interment somewhere in Roseburg, Ore.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Brown; married, November 8, 1895, to Bertha A. Bellows; grandson of John Flett (1815-1892; early settler in the Pacific Northwest).
  Walter Frederick Brown (b. 1926) — also known as Walter F. Brown; Walt Brown — of Oregon. Born in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., July 28, 1926. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean conflict; lawyer; member of Oregon state senate, 1975-86; Socialist candidate for U.S. Representative from Oregon 3rd District, 1998, 2000, 2002; Socialist candidate for President of the United States, 2004. Still living as of 2018.
  Relatives: Son of Walter Andrew Brown (1897-1978) and Emily Anna (Weber) Brown (1897-1978); married, August 7, 1950, to Barbara May Porter Stahlman (1922-1999); married, August 16, 2007, to Beverly Lois Isbell.
  See also Wikipedia article
  George C. Brownell — of Oregon. Republican. Lawyer; member of Oregon state senate, 1890; indicted in February 1905 on federal charges of subornation of perjury. Burial location unknown.
  George Henry Burnett (1853-1927) — also known as George H. Burnett — of Salem, Marion County, Ore. Born in Yamhill County, Ore., May 9, 1853. Republican. Lawyer; District Attorney, 3rd Judicial District, 1876-78; circuit judge in Oregon 3rd District, 1892-1910; justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1911-27; died in office 1927; chief justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1921-22, 1927; died in office 1927. Member, Odd Fellows; Freemasons; Elks. Died September 10, 1927 (age 74 years, 124 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George William Burnett and Sidney Ann (Younger) Burnett; married, December 31, 1879, to Miriam Belt.
  James Milton Burns (1924-2001) — of Harney County, Ore.; Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., November 24, 1924. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; Harney County District Attorney, 1952-56; circuit judge in Oregon, 1966-72; U.S. District Judge for Oregon, 1972-89; took senior status 1989. Died in Wilsonville, Clackamas County, Ore., December 21, 2001 (age 77 years, 27 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Robert Reyburn Butler (1881-1933) — also known as Robert R. Butler — of Condon, Gilliam County, Ore.; The Dalles, Wasco County, Ore. Born in Butler, Johnson County, Tenn., September 24, 1881. Republican. Lawyer; Presidential Elector for Oregon, 1908, 1916; circuit judge in Oregon, 1909-11; member of Oregon state senate, 1913-17, 1925-28; U.S. Representative from Oregon 2nd District, 1928-33; died in office 1933. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Elks; Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Died of heart disease and pneumonia, at Providence Hospital, Washington, D.C., January 7, 1933 (age 51 years, 105 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery, The Dalles, Ore.
  Relatives: Grandson of Roderick Randum Butler (1827-1902).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  James U. Campbell (1866-1937) — of Oregon City, Clackamas County, Ore.; Salem, Marion County, Ore. Born in Prince Edward Island, August 29, 1866. Republican. Naturalized U.S. citizen; school teacher; lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1907-09; circuit judge in Oregon, 1909; justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1931-37; died in office 1937; chief justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1935-37. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Elks. Died July 16, 1937 (age 70 years, 321 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Campbell and Mary (McDougall) Campbell; married, August 7, 1901, to Anna C. Pauling.
  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, Portland, Ore.
  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 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, Portland, Ore.
  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
  David Francis Cargo (1929-2013) — also known as David F. Cargo; "Lonesome Dave" — of New Mexico; Lake Oswego, Clackamas County, Ore. Born in Dowagiac, Cass County, Mich., January 13, 1929. Republican. Lawyer; member of New Mexico state house of representatives, 1963-67; Governor of New Mexico, 1967-71; defeated, 1994; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from New Mexico, 1970, 1972; candidate in primary for Oregon state treasurer, 1984; candidate for U.S. Representative from New Mexico 3rd District, 1986. Catholic. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Lions; Izaak Walton League. Died, from complications of a stroke, in Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N.M., July 5, 2013 (age 84 years, 173 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Books by David F. Cargo: Lonesome Dave: The Story of New Mexico Governor David Francis Cargo
  Joseph Kirtley Carson, Jr. (b. 1891) — also known as Joseph K. Carson, Jr. — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in McKinney, Lincoln County, Ky., December 19, 1891. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 1928 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1952; mayor of Portland, Ore., 1933-40; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member, U.S. Maritime Commission, 1947; candidate for Governor of Oregon, 1954. Episcopalian. Member, Delta Theta Phi; Freemasons; Woodmen; Maccabees; Odd Fellows. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Kelly Carson and Sallie Elizabeth Adeline (Johnson) Carson; married, March 26, 1926, to Hazel Irene Jenkins (died 1928); married, June 19, 1937, to Myrtle Cradick.
  Stephen Fowler Chadwick (1825-1895) — also known as Stephen F. Chadwick — of Douglas County, Ore. Born in Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn., December 25, 1825. Democrat. Lawyer; postmaster; delegate to Oregon state constitutional convention from Douglas County, 1857; secretary of state of Oregon, 1870-78; Governor of Oregon, 1877-78. Died in Salem, Marion County, Ore., January 15, 1895 (age 69 years, 21 days). Interment at Pioneer Cemetery, Salem, Ore.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
George E. Chamberlain George Earle Chamberlain (1854-1928) — also known as George E. Chamberlain — of Albany, Linn County, Ore.; Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born near Natchez, Adams County, Miss., January 1, 1854. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1880-84; Oregon state attorney general, 1891-95; appointed 1891; Governor of Oregon, 1903-09; resigned 1909; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 1904, 1924 (alternate); U.S. Senator from Oregon, 1909-21; defeated, 1920; candidate for Democratic nomination for Vice President, 1912. Member, Phi Kappa Psi. Died in Washington, D.C., July 9, 1928 (age 74 years, 190 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Thomson Chamberlain and Pamela A. (Archer) Chamberlain; married, May 21, 1879, to Sarah Newman Welch; grandson of Stevenson Archer (1786-1848).
  Political family: Archer family of Churchville, Maryland.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, July 1902
  George Thomas Cochran (1877-1965) — also known as George T. Cochran — of La Grande, Union County, Ore. Born November 1, 1877. Republican. Lawyer; candidate in primary for justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1938; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1944, 1948. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Order of the Eastern Star. Died January 10, 1965 (age 87 years, 70 days). Interment at Summerville Cemetery, Summerville, Ore.
  Relatives: Son of Louisa J. (Ruckman) Cochran (1845-1910) and Samuel Cochran (1846-1922).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Story Coke (b. 1867) — also known as John S. Coke — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Morristown, Hamblen County, Tenn., August 21, 1867. Lawyer; circuit judge in Oregon 2nd District, 1909-23; U.S. Attorney for Oregon, 1923-25. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Knights of Pythias; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, May 27, 1903, to Annie Laurie Anderson.
  Guy Cordon (1890-1969) — of Roseburg, Douglas County, Ore. Born in Cuero, DeWitt County, Tex., April 24, 1890. Republican. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1940; U.S. Senator from Oregon, 1944-55; defeated, 1954; member, Commission on Intergovernmental Relations, 1953-54. Died in Washington, D.C., June 8, 1969 (age 79 years, 45 days). Interment at Roseburg Memorial Gardens, Roseburg, Ore.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Oliver Perry Coshow (b. 1863) — also known as Oliver P. Coshow — of Roseburg, Douglas County, Ore.; Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Brownsville, Linn County, Ore., August 14, 1863. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Oregon state senate, 1905-09; justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1924-31; chief justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1929-31. Baptist. Member, American Bar Association; Sons of the American Revolution; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Order of the Eastern Star; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Elks; Woodmen; Kiwanis. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Oliver Perry Coshow and Sarah Elizabeth (Cochran) Coshow; married, December 25, 1886, to Elizabeth Kay (died 1925).
  Andrew Murray Crawford (1853-1925) — also known as Andrew M. Crawford — of Marshfield (now Coos Bay), Coos County, Ore.; Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Cannonsville, Delaware County, N.Y., January 29, 1853. Republican. Lawyer; member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1897; Oregon state attorney general, 1903-15. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Died January 29, 1925 (age 72 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Matthew P. Deady (b. 1824) — of Douglas County, Ore. Born in Maryland, 1824. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Oregon state constitutional convention from Douglas County, 1857. Burial location unknown.
  John Richard Dellenback (1918-2002) — also known as John R. Dellenback — of Medford, Jackson County, Ore. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., November 6, 1918. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1961-66; U.S. Representative from Oregon 4th District, 1967-75; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1968, 1972; associate director, U.S. Peace Corps, 1975-77; president, Christian College Coalition, 1977-88. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Elks. Died in Medford, Jackson County, Ore., December 7, 2002 (age 84 years, 31 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Arno Harry Denecke (1916-1993) — also known as Arno H. Denecke — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore.; Salem, Marion County, Ore. Born in Rock Island, Rock Island County, Ill., May 7, 1916. Lawyer; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II; circuit judge in Oregon, 1959-62; justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1963-. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association. Died October 20, 1993 (age 77 years, 166 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Harry Denecke and Gertrude (Etzel) Denecke; married, October 20, 1945, to Selma Rockey.
  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, Portland, Ore.
  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
  Carl Clinton Donaugh (b. 1900) — also known as Carl C. Donaugh — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore.; Troutdale, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., December 25, 1900. Democrat. Lawyer; secretary of Oregon Democratic Party, 1926-28; Oregon Democratic state chair, 1930-34; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 1932; U.S. Attorney for Oregon, 1933-45; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Oregon, 1938; candidate for U.S. Representative from Oregon 3rd District, 1950. Baptist. Member, American Bar Association; Delta Theta Phi; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Kiwanis. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Jack C. Donaugh and Jessie May (Hawn) Donaugh.
  Samuel Marion Driver (b. 1893) — also known as Sam M. Driver — of Douglas County, Wash.; Chelan County, Wash.; Spokane, Spokane County, Wash. Born in Wamic, Wasco County, Ore., May 22, 1893. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Douglas County Prosecuting Attorney, 1922-23; Chelan County Prosecuting Attorney, 1935-37; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, 1937-40; justice of Washington state supreme court, 1940-46; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Washington, 1946. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Kappa Sigma; Phi Delta Phi. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Francis Marion Driver and Adelia (Lucas) Driver; married, March 21, 1922, to Sue Glascock.
  Robert Eakin (1848-1917) — of Union, Union County, Ore.; Salem, Marion County, Ore. Born in Elgin, Kane County, Ill., March 15, 1848. Republican. Lawyer; circuit judge in Oregon, 1895-1906; justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1907-17; resigned 1917; chief justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1911-12. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Died October 1, 1917 (age 69 years, 200 days). Interment at Union Victorian Cemetery, Union, Ore.
  Relatives: Son of Stewart B. Eakin and Catherine (McEldowney) Eakin; married, June 21, 1876, to Mary Walker (1854-1922).
  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, Portland, Ore.
  Relatives: Son of Alexander Ekwall and Emilie Ekwall; married, June 19, 1915, to Lina Moser.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Henry Minor Esterly (b. 1873) — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Dodgeville, Iowa County, Wis., October 20, 1873. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Democratic National Committee from Oregon, 1914. Member, American Civil Liberties Union. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Francis Powell Esterly and Julia Bacon (Minor) Esterly; married, December 30, 1908, to Elizabeth Norcross.
  Walter Howard Evans (1870-1959) — of Corvallis, Benton County, Ore. Born in New Middletown, Harrison County, Ind., April 17, 1870. Lawyer; Multnomah County District Attorney, 1912-21; circuit judge in Oregon, 1921-31; Judge of U.S. Customs Court, 1931-41; retired 1941. Died in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., July 13, 1959 (age 89 years, 87 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Edward Norman Fadeley (b. 1929) — also known as Edward N. Fadeley — of Eugene, Lane County, Ore. Born in Williamsville, Wayne County, Mo., December 13, 1929. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1961-62; member of Oregon state senate, 1963-67; Oregon Democratic state chair, 1966-67; candidate for U.S. Representative from Oregon 4th District, 1968. Methodist. Member, Order of the Coif; Phi Alpha Delta; American Academy of Political and Social Science; American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Elks; Moose; American Civil Liberties Union. Still living as of 1968.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Sylvester Fadeley and Nellie (Norman) Fadeley; married, June 11, 1953, to Nancie Newell Peacocke.
  William H. Farrar (b. 1826) — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in New Hampshire, 1826. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for Oregon, 1854-59; delegate to Oregon state constitutional convention from Multnomah County, 1857; mayor of Portland, Ore., 1862-63. Burial location unknown.
  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, Portland, Ore.
  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
  George W. Friede (b. 1905) — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., February 22, 1905. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1937-39; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 1948. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Leo Friede and Fredrica (Feist) Friede.
  James Watson Gantenbein (b. 1900) — also known as James W. Gantenbein — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., November 9, 1900. Deputy county clerk; school teacher; lawyer; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Milan, 1930-33; U.S. Consul in Quito, as of 1943. Burial location unknown.
  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, Portland, Ore.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  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, Portland, Ore.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Raymond Luelling Givens (b. 1884) — also known as Raymond L. Givens — of Boise, Ada County, Idaho. Born in Salem, Marion County, Ore., February 9, 1884. Republican. Lawyer; Ada County Prosecuting Attorney, 1911-17; member of Idaho state house of representatives, 1919; district judge in Idaho 3rd District, 1920-24; justice of Idaho state supreme court, 1925-55; chief justice of Idaho state supreme court, 1930-31. Member, Sigma Chi; Phi Delta Phi; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Rotary. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Weeks Givens and Ellen Elizabeth (Luelling) Givens; married, March 6, 1916, to Margaret A. O'Donnell.
  Alva Curtis Goodrich (b. 1912) — of Bend, Deschutes County, Ore. Born in Yamhill, Yamhill County, Ore., May 14, 1912. Republican. Lawyer; municipal judge in Oregon, 1945; member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1951. Christian. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Forty and Eight; Knights of Pythias; Lions. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Alva Curtis Goodrich and Rachel Jane (Rose) Goodrich; married, September 12, 1937, to Grayce Barendrick.
  Alfred Theodore Goodwin (b. 1923) — also known as Alfred T. Goodwin — of Salem, Marion County, Ore. Born in Bellingham, Whatcom County, Wash., June 29, 1923. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; newspaper reporter; lawyer; circuit judge in Oregon, 1955-60; justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1960-69; U.S. District Judge for Oregon, 1969. Presbyterian. Member, American Judicature Society; American Bar Association; Order of the Coif; Phi Delta Phi; Sigma Delta Chi; Alpha Tau Omega. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of Alonzo Theodore Goodwin and Miriam Hazel (Williams) Goodwin; married, December 23, 1943, to Marjorie Elizabeth Major (divorced 1948); married, December 23, 1949, to Mary Ellin Handelin.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Ashley Greene (b. 1898) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill.; Portland, Multnomah County, Ore.; Lake Grove, Clackamas County, Ore. Born in Ashville, St. Clair County, Ala., January 15, 1898. Democrat. Newspaper reporter; lawyer; served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 1948 (member, Credentials Committee). Episcopalian. Member, American Legion; Elks; Eagles; American Bar Association; Military Order of the World Wars. Burial location unknown.
  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, Portland, Ore.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. John Grover and Fanny (Leary) Grover; married, January 5, 1865, to Elizabeth Carter.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Ralph Scott Hamilton (1879-1960) — also known as Ralph S. Hamilton — of Lind, Adams County, Wash.; Bend, Deschutes County, Ore.; Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in East Palestine, Columbiana County, Ohio, December 6, 1879. Republican. Lawyer; member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1925-31; Speaker of the Oregon State House of Representatives, 1929. Member, Elks; Knights of Pythias; Freemasons. Died May 31, 1960 (age 80 years, 177 days). Interment at Pilot Butte Cemetery, Bend, Ore.
  Relatives: Son of Cyrus Wright Hamilton (1847-1929) and Ida (Long) Hamilton (1853-1881); married, December 29, 1908, to Virginia F. Yancey (1883-1974); third cousin once removed of Leonard Kimball Firestone (1907-1996).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bert Emory Haney (1879-1943) — also known as Bert E. Haney — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Lafayette, Yamhill County, Ore., April 10, 1879. Democrat. Lawyer; Oregon Democratic state chair, 1910-15; U.S. Attorney for Oregon, 1918-19; member, U.S. Shipping Board, 1923-26; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 1924 (alternate), 1928; candidate for U.S. Senator from Oregon, 1926; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, 1935-43; died in office 1943. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Delta Phi. Died September 18, 1943 (age 64 years, 161 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Haney and Mary (Harris) Haney; married, November 21, 1906, to Jessie Holmes.
  See also federal judicial profile
  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, Portland, Ore.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Clair Harms and Gleneva (McClain) Harms; married, December 21, 1946, to Patricia Honeywood Walker.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Lawrence Thomas Harris (1873-1960) — also known as Lawrence T. Harris — of Eugene, Lane County, Ore. Born in Albany, Linn County, Ore., September 13, 1873. Republican. Lawyer; member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1901-03; Speaker of the Oregon State House of Representatives, 1903; district judge in Oregon 2nd District, 1905-13; justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1915-24; resigned 1924. Member, Freemasons. Died in Eugene, Lane County, Ore., January 21, 1960 (age 86 years, 130 days). Interment at Rest Haven Memorial Park, Eugene, Ore.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Wilson Harris (1849-1925) and Laura A. (Cattron) Harris (1855-1855); married, April 28, 1904, to Jennie B. Beatie (1874-1943).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Willis Chatman Hawley (1864-1941) — also known as Willis C. Hawley — of Salem, Marion County, Ore. Born near Monroe, Benton County, Ore., May 5, 1864. Republican. School principal; college professor; president, Willamette University, 1893-1902; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Oregon 1st District, 1907-33. Member, Woodmen; Elks. Co-sponsor of the Smoot-Hawley Tariff. Died July 24, 1941 (age 77 years, 80 days). Interment at City View Cemetery, Salem, Ore.
  Relatives: Son of Sewel R. Hawley and Emma A. (Nobel) Hawley; married, August 19, 1885, to Anna M. Geisendorfer.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Francis Joseph Heney (b. 1859) — also known as Francis J. Heney — of Fort Apache, Navajo County, Ariz.; Tucson, Pima County, Ariz.; San Francisco, Calif. Born in Lima, Livingston County, N.Y., March 17, 1859. Lawyer; cattle trader; Arizona territory attorney general, 1893-94; U.S. Attorney for Oregon, 1905; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1912; Progressive candidate for U.S. Senator from California, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Richard Heney and Julia (Schreiber) Heney.
  Binger Hermann (1843-1926) — of Roseburg, Douglas County, Ore. Born in Lonaconing, Allegany County, Md., February 19, 1843. Republican. Lawyer; member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1866; member of Oregon state senate, 1868-71; U.S. Representative from Oregon, 1885-97, 1903-07 (at-large 1885-87, 1st District 1887-89, at-large 1889-93, 1st District 1893-97, 1903-07). Died in 1926 (age about 83 years). Interment at Masonic Cemetery, Roseburg, Ore.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. Henry Hermann and Elizabeth (Hopkins) Hermann.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  William Harrison Hornibrook (1884-1946) — also known as William H. Hornibrook — of Condon, Gilliam County, Ore.; Twin Falls, Twin Falls County, Idaho; Vancouver, Clark County, Wash.; Utah. Born in Cherokee, Cherokee County, Iowa, July 6, 1884. Democrat. Lawyer; newspaper publisher; member of Idaho state senate, 1910-12; member of Oregon Democratic State Central Committee, 1913-15; U.S. Minister to Siam, 1915-16; Persia, 1933-36; Afghanistan, 1935-36; Costa Rica, 1937-41; member of Democratic National Committee from Oregon, 1918-19. Episcopalian. Died in 1946 (age about 61 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. Edward Hornibrook and Rosina Hornibrook; married, November 23, 1906, to Yolande Wilson.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Clarence Roland Hotchkiss (1880-1952) — also known as Clarence R. Hotchkiss — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in West Warren, Bradford County, Pa., June 5, 1880. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; real estate broker; lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1916; secretary of Oregon Republican Party, 1920; Presidential Elector for Oregon, 1920. Congregationalist. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; United Spanish War Veterans; Military Order of the World Wars; Reserve Officers Association; Sons of the American Revolution; Delta Theta Phi; Phi Gamma Mu; Freemasons; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Royal Arcanum. Died in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., September 17, 1952 (age 72 years, 104 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Frederick Hotchkiss (1854-1914) and Melissa Ann (Taylor) Hotchkiss (1857-1886); married, July 2, 1908, to Grace Evangeline North (1878-1959); fourth cousin once removed of Arthur Burnham Woodford (1861-1946).
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Paul Winniford Hyatt (b. 1901) — also known as Paul W. Hyatt — of Orofino, Clearwater County, Idaho; Lewiston, Nez Perce County, Idaho; Grangeville, Idaho County, Idaho. Born in Coquille, Coos County, Ore., June 2, 1901. Lawyer; Clearwater County Prosecuting Attorney, 1928-34; justice of Idaho state supreme court, 1947-49; appointed 1947; resigned 1949; district judge in Idaho 10th District, 1961-64. Member, American Judicature Society; Phi Alpha Delta; Freemasons; Elks; Eagles; Knights of Pythias. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Calvin Arthur Hyatt and Mary (Winniford) Hyatt; married, December 22, 1928, to Millie Margaret McCollum.
  Orange Jacobs (1827-1914) — of Jacksonville, Jackson County, Ore.; Seattle, King County, Wash. Born near Geneseo, Livingston County, N.Y., May 2, 1827. Republican. Lawyer; newspaper editor and publisher; justice of Washington territorial supreme court, 1869-75; Delegate to U.S. Congress from Washington Territory, 1875-79; mayor of Seattle, Wash., 1879-80; member Washington territorial council, 1885-87; superior court judge in Washington, 1896-1900. Died in Seattle, King County, Wash., May 21, 1914 (age 87 years, 19 days). Interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Seattle, Wash.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Joseph W. Kehoe (b. 1890) — of Ketchikan, Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska; Seward, Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska. Born in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., July 19, 1890. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Alaska territorial House of Representatives, 1933-34, 1943-44 (1st District 1933-34, 3rd District 1943-44); U.S. Attorney for the 3rd District of Alaska Territory, 1933-42; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alaska Territory, 1936. Catholic. Member, American Legion; Delta Theta Phi. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Kehoe and Josephine (Thomas) Kehoe; married, February 9, 1916, to Katherine L. Southard.
  James Kerr Kelly (1819-1903) — also known as James K. Kelly — of Clackamas County, Ore.; Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Blanchard, Centre County, Pa., February 16, 1819. Democrat. Went to California for the 1849 Gold Rush; lawyer; member of Oregon territorial legislature, 1853; delegate to Oregon state constitutional convention from Clackamas County, 1857; member of Oregon state senate, 1860; U.S. Attorney for Oregon, 1860-62; U.S. Senator from Oregon, 1871-77; member of Democratic National Committee from Oregon, 1876; justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1878-80; chief justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1878-80; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 1888. Died in Washington, D.C., September 15, 1903 (age 84 years, 211 days). Interment at Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Percy R. Kelly (1870-1949) — of Albany, Linn County, Ore.; Salem, Marion County, Ore. Born in Arlington, Fayette County, Iowa, July 13, 1870. Republican. Lawyer; member of Oregon state senate, 1898-1902; circuit judge in Oregon, 1911-30; justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1930-49; appointed 1930; died in office 1949; chief justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1941-43. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Knights of Pythias. Died June 14, 1949 (age 78 years, 336 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Christopher C. Kelly and Mary Jane (Whipple) Kelly; married, March 29, 1910, to Margaret Dawson.
  John Kelsey (b. 1819) — of Benton County, Ore. Born in Kentucky, 1819. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Oregon state constitutional convention from Benton County, 1857; justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1868-70. Burial location unknown.
  Homer Baird Kidwell (1911-2000) — also known as H. Baird Kidwell — of Hawaii. Born in Maricopa, Kern County, Calif., October 20, 1911. Lawyer; justice of Hawaii state supreme court, 1975-79. Member, American Bar Association. Died, at Rogue Valley Medical Center, Medford, Jackson County, Ore., December 27, 2000 (age 89 years, 68 days). Cremated.
  William Rufus King (b. 1864) — also known as William R. King; Will R. King — of Baker City, Baker County, Ore.; Ontario, Malheur County, Ore. Born in Walla Walla County, Wash., October 3, 1864. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1892-94; member of Oregon state senate, 1894-98; candidate for Governor of Oregon, 1898; justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1909-10; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 1912 (speaker), 1916 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee), 1920; member of Democratic National Committee from Oregon, 1912-16. Unitarian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Knights of Pythias. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Davis Rufus King and Elizabeth (Estes) King; married, December 6, 1892, to L. Myrtle King.
  Franklin Frederick Korell (1889-1965) — also known as Franklin F. Korell — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., July 23, 1889. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1921; U.S. Representative from Oregon 3rd District, 1927-31; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1928. Died June 7, 1965 (age 75 years, 319 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Charles H. Korell and Frances M. Korell.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  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, Portland, Ore.
  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
  Abraham Walter Lafferty (1875-1964) — also known as Walter Lafferty — of Montgomery City, Montgomery County, Mo.; Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born near Farber, Audrain County, Mo., June 10, 1875. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Oregon, 1911-15 (2nd District 1911-13, 3rd District 1913-15); defeated (Independent), 1950. Died January 15, 1964 (age 88 years, 219 days). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery, Middletown, Mo.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Lotus Lee Langley (b. 1875) — also known as Lotus L. Langley — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Scranton, Greene County, Iowa, September 15, 1875. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate in primary for justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1928; Oregon Democratic state chair, 1928; Multnomah County District Attorney, 1931-35; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 1940. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William McMurray Langley (born 1846) and Amanda (Scott) Langley; married, December 24, 1908, to Eva G. Allen.
  Sidney Irving Lezak (1924-2006) — also known as Sidney I. Lezak — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., November 8, 1924. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; lawyer; U.S. Attorney for Oregon, 1961-82. Jewish. Member, American Bar Association; Federal Bar Association; American Judicature Society. Died April 24, 2006 (age 81 years, 167 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Manny Lezak and Celia (Weiner) Lezak; married, June 26, 1949, to Muriel Elaine Deutsch.
  Lycurgus Homer Lingenfelter (1861-1917) — also known as Curg H. Lingenfelter — of Grant City, Worth County, Mo.; Boise, Ada County, Idaho. Born in Denver, Worth County, Mo., November 11, 1861. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for Idaho, 1908-13. Died in Oregon City, Clackamas County, Ore., June 1, 1917 (age 55 years, 202 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Lingenfelter (1832-1884) and Mary Ellen (Pyle) Lingenfelter (1844-1932); married, December 25, 1889, to Beatrice Daily (1865-1917); second cousin once removed of Lloyd Elmer Pyle (1892-1954).
  David Logan (1824-1874) — of Multnomah County, Ore. Born in North Carolina, April 5, 1824. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Oregon state constitutional convention from Multnomah County, 1857; mayor of Portland, Ore., 1863-64. Died March 26, 1874 (age 49 years, 355 days). Burial location unknown.
  William Paine Lord (1839-1911) — also known as William P. Lord — of Salem, Marion County, Ore. Born in Dover, Kent County, Del., July 1, 1839. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; member of Oregon state senate, 1878; justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1880-94; chief justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1880-82, 1886-88, 1892-94; Governor of Oregon, 1895-99; U.S. Minister to Argentina, 1899-1903. Died in San Francisco, Calif., February 17, 1911 (age 71 years, 231 days). Entombed at Mount Crest Abbey Mausoleum, Salem, Ore.
  Relatives: Married, January 12, 1880, to Juliette Montague (1844-1924).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  A. L. Lovejoy (b. 1811) — of Clackamas County, Ore. Born in Massachusetts, 1811. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Oregon state constitutional convention from Clackamas County, 1857. Burial location unknown.
  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, Portland, Ore.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  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, Portland, Ore.; cenotaph at Mt. Washington Cemetery, Independence, Mo.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Rufus Mallory (1831-1914) — of Oregon. Born in Coventry, Chenango County, N.Y., January 10, 1831. Republican. School teacher; lawyer; member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1862, 1872; U.S. Representative from Oregon at-large, 1867-69; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1868 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1888; U.S. Attorney for Oregon, 1873-82. Died in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., April 30, 1914 (age 83 years, 110 days). Cremated.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Mallory and Lucretia (Davis) Mallory; married, June 24, 1860, to Lucy A. Rose.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  P. B. Marple (b. 1819) — of Coos County, Ore. Born in Virginia, 1819. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Oregon state constitutional convention from Coos County, 1857. Burial location unknown.
  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
  Simon Bolivar Marye (1825-1868) — also known as Simon B. Marye — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Shenandoah County, Va., June 7, 1825. Lawyer; mayor of Portland, Ore., 1852-53. Died in Butte, Silver Bow County, Mont., February 19, 1868 (age 42 years, 257 days). Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Simon Bolivar
  Relatives: Married to Sarah Chapman.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Menzies McAllister (b. 1905) — also known as William M. McAllister — of Medford, Jackson County, Ore.; Salem, Marion County, Ore. Born in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., November 2, 1905. Republican. Lawyer; member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1937-44; Speaker of the Oregon State House of Representatives, 1943-44; major in the U.S. Army during World War II; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1948, 1952; member of Oregon state senate, 1949-50; justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1956-70; chief justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1959-66. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Delta Theta; Delta Theta Phi; Freemasons; Shriners. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William James McAllister and Mary (Menzies) McAllister; married, June 4, 1932, to Jean Middleton.
  Clifton Nesmith McArthur (1879-1923) — also known as Clifton N. McArthur — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in The Dalles, Wasco County, Ore., June 10, 1879. Republican. Lawyer; cattle breeder; secretary of Oregon Republican Party, 1908; private secretary to Gov. Frank W. Benson, 1909-11; member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1913; U.S. Representative from Oregon 3rd District, 1915-23; defeated, 1922. Episcopalian. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Sigma Nu; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks. Died in 1923 (age about 44 years). Cremated.
  Relatives: Son of Lewis Linn McArthur (1843-1897) and Harriet (Nesmith) McArthur; married, June 25, 1913, to Lucile Smith; grandson of James Willis Nesmith.
  Political family: Nesmith-McArthur family of Oregon.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  John Rogers McBride (1832-1904) — also known as John R. McBride — of Lafayette, Yamhill County, Ore.; Boise, Ada County, Idaho; Spokane, Spokane County, Wash. Born in Franklin County, Mo., August 22, 1832. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Oregon state constitutional convention from Yamhill County, 1857; member of Oregon state senate, 1860-62; U.S. Representative from Oregon at-large, 1863-65; justice of Idaho territorial supreme court, 1865-69; member of Republican National Committee from Idaho Territory, 1872-; member of Republican National Committee from Washington, 1880-92. Died in Spokane, Spokane County, Wash., July 20, 1904 (age 71 years, 333 days). Interment at Germany Hill Cemetery, St. Helens, Ore.
  Relatives: Son of James McBride; brother of Thomas Allen McBride and George Wycliffe McBride (1854-1911).
  Political family: McBride family of St. Helens, Oregon.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Thomas Allen McBride (1847-1930) — also known as Thomas A. McBride — of Deer Island, Columbia County, Ore. Born in Yamhill County, Ore., November 15, 1847. Republican. Lawyer; member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1877; District Attorney 5th Judicial District, 1882-92; circuit judge in Oregon 5th District, 1892-1909; justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1909-30; died in office 1930; chief justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1913-14, 1917-20, 1923-26. Disciples of Christ. Died September 9, 1930 (age 82 years, 298 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James McBride (1802-1875) and Mahala (Miller) McBride; brother of John Rogers McBride and George Wycliffe McBride; married, February 7, 1874, to Mary E. Merrill.
  Political family: McBride family of St. Helens, Oregon.
  Ross McCormick (b. 1927) — of Albany, Linn County, Ore. Born in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., October 27, 1927. Democrat. Lawyer; university professor; candidate for Oregon state house of representatives, 1962. Unitarian. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Kappa Sigma; Freemasons; Elks. Still living as of 1970.
  Relatives: Son of Cyrus Ross McCormick and Helen (Kalbus) McCormick; married, August 6, 1955, to Nancy Kathleen Bohman.
  Obadiah Benton McFadden (1815-1875) — also known as Obadiah B. McFadden — of Olympia, Thurston County, Wash. Born in West Middletown, Washington County, Pa., November 18, 1815. Lawyer; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1843; justice of Oregon territorial supreme court, 1853-54; justice of Washington territorial supreme court, 1854-61; member Washington territorial council, 1861; Delegate to U.S. Congress from Washington Territory, 1873-75. Died in Olympia, Thurston County, Wash., June 25, 1875 (age 59 years, 219 days). Interment at Masonic Memorial Park, Tumwater, Wash.
  Relatives: Married to Margaret Caldwell (1816-1903).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Lesil McGuire (b. 1971) — of Anchorage, Alaska. Born in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., January 22, 1971. Republican. Intern and press aide for U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens, 1993-95; lawyer; member of Alaska state house of representatives, 2001-07 (17th District 2001-03, 28th District 2003-07); member of Alaska state senate District N, 2007-. Female. Member, Habitat for Humanity. Still living as of 2009.
  Relatives: Married 2005 to Thomas T. Anderson (1957-).
  See also Wikipedia article
Charles L. McNary Charles Linza McNary (1874-1944) — also known as Charles L. McNary — of Salem, Marion County, Ore. Born near Salem, Marion County, Ore., June 12, 1874. Republican. Lawyer; law school dean; justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1913-14; appointed 1913; Oregon Republican state chair, 1916-17; U.S. Senator from Oregon, 1917-18, 1918-44; appointed 1917, 1918; died in office 1944; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1940; candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1940. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Elks; Grange. Died February 25, 1944 (age 69 years, 258 days). Original interment at Pioneer Cemetery, Salem, Ore.; reinterment at Belcrest Memorial Park, Salem, Ore.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Books about Charles L. McNary: Steve Neal, McNary of Oregon: A Political Biography
  Image source: Official Report of the 22nd Republican National Convention (1940)
  Charles R. Meigs (b. 1830) — of Wasco County, Ore. Born in Connecticut, 1830. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Oregon state constitutional convention from Wasco County, 1857. Burial location unknown.
  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, Portland, Ore.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Wayne Lyman Morse (1900-1974) — also known as Wayne L. Morse — of Eugene, Lane County, Ore. Born in Verona, Dane County, Wis., October 20, 1900. Lawyer; U.S. Senator from Oregon, 1945-69; defeated (Democratic), 1968, 1972; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1952; member, Commission on Intergovernmental Relations, 1955; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1960; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 1964. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Americans for Democratic Action. Was actively engaged in campaigning for U.S. Senate when he died, in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., July 22, 1974 (age 73 years, 275 days). Interment at Rest Haven Memorial Park, Eugene, Ore.
  Relatives: Son of Wilbur Frank Morse (1859-1936) and Jessie F. (White) Morse; married, June 18, 1924, to Mildred Martha Downie (1901-1994); second cousin four times removed of James Doolittle Wooster; second cousin five times removed of Oliver Ellsworth (1745-1807); third cousin thrice removed of Martin Olds.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Morris-Ingersoll family of New York and Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  The Wayne L. Morse U.S. Courthouse, in Eugene, Oregon, is named for him.
  Campaign slogan (1960): "The candidate who votes the way he talks."
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Books about Wayne Morse: Mason Drukman, Wayne Morse : A Political Biography
  James Wheaton Mott (1883-1945) — also known as James W. Mott — of Clatsop County, Ore.; Salem, Marion County, Ore. Born near New Washington, Clearfield County, Pa., November 12, 1883. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1922-26, 1930; U.S. Representative from Oregon 1st District, 1933-45; defeated in primary, 1928; died in office 1945. Presbyterian. Member, American Legion; Sigma Chi; Elks; Kiwanis; Acacia. Died in Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., November 12, 1945 (age 62 years, 0 days). Entombed in mausoleum at City View Cemetery, Salem, Ore.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  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, Portland, Ore.
  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
  James Willis Nesmith (1820-1885) — also known as James W. Nesmith — of Salem, Marion County, Ore.; Rickreall, Polk County, Ore. Born in New Brunswick of American parents, July 23, 1820. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Senator from Oregon, 1861-67; U.S. Representative from Oregon at-large, 1873-75. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Died in Rickreall, Polk County, Ore., June 17, 1885 (age 64 years, 329 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Polk County, Ore.
  Relatives: Father of Jennie Nesmith (who married Levi Ankeny) and Harriet K. Nesmith (who married Lewis Linn McArthur); grandfather of Clifton Nesmith McArthur (1879-1923); cousin *** of Joseph Gardner Wilson.
  Political family: Nesmith-McArthur family of Oregon.
  The World War II Liberty ship SS James W. Nesmith (built 1942, scuttled 1946) was named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  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, Portland, Ore.
  Relatives: Married to Edna Lyle Cates; father of Albin Walter Norblad, Jr. (1908-1964).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Albin Walter Norblad, Jr. (1908-1964) — also known as A. Walter Norblad — of Astoria, Clatsop County, Ore.; Stayton, Marion County, Ore. Born in Escanaba, Delta County, Mich., September 12, 1908. Republican. Lawyer; member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1935-37; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1940 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1960; served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; U.S. Representative from Oregon 1st District, 1946-64; defeated in primary, 1938; died in office 1964. Swedish ancestry. Died in Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., September 20, 1964 (age 56 years, 8 days). Interment at Lone Oak Cemetery, Stayton, Ore.
  Relatives: Son of Albin Walter Norblad (1881-1960).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Kenneth John O'Connell (b. 1909) — also known as Kenneth J. O'Connell — of Salem, Marion County, Ore. Born in Bayfield, Bayfield County, Wis., December 8, 1909. Lawyer; law professor; justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1958-. Member, Order of the Coif; Phi Delta Phi. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Daniel W. O'Connell and Kathryn B. (Smith) O'Connell; married, June 2, 1938, to Evelyn L. Wachsmuth.
  Cyrus Olney (b. 1815) — of Clatsop County, Ore. Born in New York, 1815. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Oregon state constitutional convention from Clatsop County, 1857. Burial location unknown.
  Robert William Packwood (b. 1932) — also known as Bob Packwood — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore.; Lake Oswego, Clackamas County, Ore. Born in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., September 11, 1932. Republican. Lawyer; chair of Multnomah County Republican Party, 1960-62; member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1963-68; U.S. Senator from Oregon, 1969-95; resigned 1995; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1972. Unitarian. Member, American Bar Association; Jaycees; Beta Theta Pi. Resigned from the U.S. Senate in 1995, after the Select Committee on Ethics recommended his expulson for sexual misconduct, attempting to obstruct the committee's investigation, and using his position to solicit employment for his wife. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of Frederick William Packwood (1895-1965) and Gladys (Taft) Packwood (1901-1988); married, November 25, 1964, to Georgie Ann Oberteuffer; great-grandson of William Henderson Packwood; third cousin thrice removed of Augustus Brandegee; fourth cousin once removed of Otis Larry Packwood (1927-2008).
  Political family: Wolcott-Packwood-Griswold family of Connecticut (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  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, Portland, Ore.
  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
  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, Portland, Ore.
  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
  Norma Paulus — Republican. Lawyer; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Oregon, 1995. Female. Still living as of 1995.
  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, Portland, Ore.; reinterment in 1924 at River View Cemetery, Portland, Ore.
  Samuel Barrett Pettengill (1886-1974) — also known as Samuel B. Pettengill — of South Bend, St. Joseph County, Ind. Born in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., January 19, 1886. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Indiana, 1931-39 (13th District 1931-33, 3rd District 1933-39). Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; American Bar Association. Died in Springfield, Windsor County, Vt., March 20, 1974 (age 88 years, 60 days). Interment at Grafton Village Cemetery, Grafton, Vt.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel B. Pettengill and Sue (Clagett) Pettengill; married, June 1, 1912, to Josephine Harrison; nephew of William Horace Clagett (1838-1901).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Charles Orlando Porter (1919-2006) — also known as Charles O. Porter — of Eugene, Lane County, Ore. Born in Klamath Falls, Klamath County, Ore., April 4, 1919. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 1956 (alternate), 1964; U.S. Representative from Oregon 4th District, 1957-61; defeated, 1954, 1960, 1966, 1972. Member, American Bar Association. Died, from Alzheimer's disease, in Eugene, Lane County, Ore., January 1, 2006 (age 86 years, 272 days). Interment at Masonic Cemetery, Eugene, Ore.
  Relatives: Son of Frank Porter and Ruth (Peterson) Porter; married to Priscilla Galassi (1918-2002).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books by Charles O. Porter: The Struggle for Democracy in Latin America, with Robert L. Alexander (1961)
  Paine Paige Prim (b. 1822) — also known as P. P. Prim — of Jackson County, Ore. Born in Tennessee, 1822. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Oregon state constitutional convention from Jackson County, 1857; justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1859-80; chief justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1864-66, 1870-72, 1876-78. Burial location unknown.
  Irving Rand (1896-1978) — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born October 27, 1896. Lawyer; member of Oregon state senate; elected 1942. Died July 20, 1978 (age 81 years, 266 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Baker City, Ore.
  Relatives: Son of John Langdon Rand (1861-1942) and Edith Gonzaga (Packwood) Rand (1871-1954).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Langdon Rand (1861-1942) — also known as John L. Rand — of Baker City, Baker County, Ore. Born in Portsmouth, Rockingham County, N.H., October 28, 1861. Republican. Lawyer; attorney for railroad, lumber, and mining companies; member of Oregon state senate, 1903-06; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1920; justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1921-42; died in office 1942; chief justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1927-29, 1933-35, 1939-41. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Royal Arch Masons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Elks; Knights of Pythias. Died in Salem, Marion County, Ore., November 19, 1942 (age 81 years, 22 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Baker City, Ore.
  Relatives: Son of John Sullivan Rand and Elvira Wallace (Odiorne) Rand; married to Edith Gonzaga Packwood (1871-1954); father of Irving Rand (1896-1978).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Alfred Evan Reames (1870-1943) — also known as A. E. Reames — of Medford, Jackson County, Ore. Born in Jacksonville, Jackson County, Ore., February 5, 1870. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for Presidential Elector for Oregon, 1920; Oregon Democratic state chair, 1936; U.S. Senator from Oregon, 1938. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Freemasons; Elks. Died March 4, 1943 (age 73 years, 27 days). Interment at Siskiyou Memorial Park, Medford, Ore.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Givings Reames and Lucinda (Williams) Reames; married 1923 to Lillian Lanning Opie.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  J. H. Reed (b. 1824) — of Jackson County, Ore. Born in Pennsylvania, 1824. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Oregon state constitutional convention from Jackson County, 1857. Burial location unknown.
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 in Portland, Ore.
  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
  Jack Roberts — of Lane County, Ore. Republican. Lawyer; Lane County Commissioner, 1989-94; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Oregon, 1995. Still living as of 1995.
  James Albert Rodman (died c.1961) — also known as James A. Rodman — of Kimball, Kimball County, Neb.; Eugene, Lane County, Ore. Republican. Lawyer; real estate developer; delegate to Nebraska state constitutional convention, 1919-20; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1948, 1956. Died about 1961. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Helen Lawrence.
  Patricia Scott Schroeder (b. 1940) — also known as Patricia Schroeder; Patricia Nell Scott — of Denver, Colo. Born in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., July 30, 1940. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Colorado 1st District, 1973-97; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1996; Co-Chair, 1984. Female. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; League of Women Voters. Inducted, National Women's Hall of Fame, 1995. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — National Women's Hall of Fame
  Books about Patricia Schroeder: Joan A. Lowy, Pat Schroeder: A Woman of the House
  Eugene Semple (1840-1908) — of Oregon; Washington. Born in Bogotá, Colombia of American parents, June 12, 1840. Democrat. Lawyer; newspaper editor and publisher; Oregon state printer, 1870-73; Governor of Washington Territory, 1887-89; candidate for Governor of Washington, 1889. Died, of pneumonia, in a rest home at San Diego, San Diego County, Calif., August 28, 1908 (age 68 years, 77 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Wright Crematory and Columbarium, Seattle, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of James Semple (1798-1866).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Erasmus D. Shattuck (b. 1824) — of Washington County, Ore. Born in Vermont, 1824. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Oregon state constitutional convention from Washington County, 1857; U.S. Attorney for Oregon, 1862; justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1862-68, 1874-78; chief justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1866-68. Burial location unknown.
  George Knox Shiel (1825-1893) — also known as George K. Shiel — of Oregon. Born in Ireland, 1825. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Oregon at-large, 1861-63. While slightly intoxicated, fell over a railing, fourteen feet down into a window well, at the entrance to the Hotel Williamett, broke his neck, and died, in Salem, Marion County, Ore., December 12, 1893 (age about 68 years). Interment at Pioneer Cemetery, Salem, Ore.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  James Shields (1806-1879) — of Springfield, Sangamon County, Ill.; Belleville, St. Clair County, Ill.; Rice County, Minn.; San Francisco, Calif.; Carrollton, Carroll County, Mo. Born in Altmore, County Tyrone, Ireland (now Northern Ireland), May 10, 1806. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1836; member of Illinois Democratic State Committee, 1839-41; Illinois state auditor of public accounts, 1841-43; in 1842, when the Springfield paper published letters from "Aunt Becca" ridiculing him, Shields demanded to know who wrote them; Abraham Lincoln (then a Springfield lawyer) acknowledged responsibility, and Shields challenged him to a duel, which was averted only through the intervention of friends; justice of Illinois state supreme court, 1843-45; general in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1849, 1849-55; U.S. Senator from Minnesota, 1858-59; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri, 1868; member of Missouri state house of representatives, 1874, 1879; U.S. Senator from Missouri, 1879. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Died in Ottumwa, Wapello County, Iowa, June 1, 1879 (age 73 years, 22 days). Interment at St. Mary's Cemetery, Carrollton, Mo.; statue at Courthouse Grounds, Carrollton, Mo.; statue at State Capitol Grounds, St. Paul, Minn.
  Relatives: Nephew of James Shields (1762-1831).
  The community of Shieldsville, Minnesota (which he founded), is named for him.  — The World War II Liberty ship SS James Shields (built 1943, scrapped 1971) was named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Nicholas John Sinnott (1870-1929) — also known as Nicholas J. Sinnott — of The Dalles, Wasco County, Ore. Born in The Dalles, Wasco County, Ore., December 6, 1870. Republican. Lawyer; member of Oregon state senate, 1909-12; U.S. Representative from Oregon 2nd District, 1913-28; Judge of U.S. Court of Claims, 1928-29; died in office 1929. Died in Washington, D.C., July 20, 1929 (age 58 years, 226 days). Interment at St. Peters Cemetery, The Dalles, Ore.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — federal judicial profile
  James Harvey Slater (1826-1899) — of Corvallis, Benton County, Ore. Born near Springfield, Sangamon County, Ill., December 28, 1826. Democrat. Went to California for the 1849 Gold Rush; lawyer; newspaper publisher; member of Oregon territorial House of Representatives, 1857-58; member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1859; District Attorney 5th District, 1868; U.S. Representative from Oregon at-large, 1871-73; U.S. Senator from Oregon, 1879-85. Died in La Grande, Union County, Ore., January 28, 1899 (age 72 years, 31 days). Interment at Masonic Cemetery, La Grande, Ore.
  Relatives: Son of Jay Slater (1795-1860) and Lucretia (Carman) Slater (1806-1853); married, August 31, 1854, to Edna Elizabeth Gray (1835-1916); father of Woodson Taylor Slater (1858-1920).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Woodson Taylor Slater (1858-1920) — also known as Woodson T. Slater — of Salem, Marion County, Ore.; Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Corvallis, Benton County, Ore., November 18, 1858. Democrat. Lawyer; assistant to State Treasurer G. W. Webb, 1887-91; justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1909-10. Episcopalian. Died in Clackamas County, Ore., November 30, 1920 (age 62 years, 12 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Harvey Slater (1826-1899) and Edna Elizabeth (Gray) Slater (1835-1916); married, June 17, 1885, to Mary Price Howe.
  Delazon Smith (1816-1860) — of Linn County, Ore. Born in New Berlin, Chenango County, N.Y., October 5, 1816. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Oregon territorial House of Representatives, 1854; delegate to Oregon state constitutional convention from Linn County, 1857; U.S. Senator from Oregon, 1859. Died November 19, 1860 (age 44 years, 45 days). Interment at City Cemetery, Albany, Ore.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  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, Portland, Ore.
  Relatives: Married to Julia A. Carter.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Milan Dale Smith, Jr. (b. 1942) — Born in Pendleton, Umatilla County, Ore., 1942. Lawyer; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, 2006-. Still living as of 2017.
  Relatives: Son of Jessica (Udall) Smith (1918-2001) and Milan Dale Smith (1919-1987); brother of Gordon Harold Smith; nephew of Lee Kenyon Udall (1925-2009); grandson of Jesse Addison Udall; grandnephew of John Hunt Udall, Levi Stewart Udall and Don Taylor Udall; great-grandson of David King Udall; second great-grandson of John Doyle Lee; third great-grandson of Jefferson Hunt; first cousin once removed of John Nicholas Udall, Stewart Lee Udall, Morris King Udall and Rex E. Lee; double second cousin of Thomas Stewart Udall and Mark E. Udall; second cousin of Mike Lee.
  Political family: Udall family of Arizona.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Gus Jerome Solomon (1906-1987) — also known as Gus J. Solomon — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., August 29, 1906. Democrat. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 1940, 1944; U.S. District Judge for Oregon, 1949-71; took senior status 1971. Jewish. Died February 15, 1987 (age 80 years, 170 days). Burial location unknown.
  The Gus J. Solomon U.S. Courthouse (opened 1933; named 1988; courts moved out 1997), in Portland, Oregon, is named for him.
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article
  Benjamin Stark (1820-1898) — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore.; New London, New London County, Conn. Born in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La., June 26, 1820. Democrat. Went to California for the 1849 Gold Rush; lawyer; member of Oregon territorial House of Representatives, 1852; member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1860; U.S. Senator from Oregon, 1861-62; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1868; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1874. On June 6, 1862, a resolution to expel him from the U.S. Senate for alleged disloyalty to the Union, requiring two-thirds to pass, failed on a vote of 21 in favor to 16 opposed. Died in New London, New London County, Conn., October 10, 1898 (age 78 years, 106 days). Interment at Cedar Grove Cemetery, New London, Conn.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
Frederick Steiwer Frederick Steiwer (1883-1939) — of Pendleton, Umatilla County, Ore.; Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born near Jefferson, Marion County, Ore., October 13, 1883. Republican. School teacher; lawyer; District Attorney, 1913-16; member of Oregon state senate, 1917; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Senator from Oregon, 1927-38; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1936 (Temporary Chair; speaker). Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Woodmen; Elks. Died February 3, 1939 (age 55 years, 113 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Married, December 11, 1912, to Frieda Roesch.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Image source: Library of Congress
  Robert Y. Thornton — of Oregon. Born in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Democrat. Lawyer; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of Oregon state legislature, 1940; Oregon state attorney general, 1953-69; candidate for U.S. Representative from Oregon 1st District, 1958; Judge, Oregon Court of Appeals, 1971-83. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Samuel Royal Thurston (1816-1851) — of Oregon. Born in Monmouth, Kennebec County, Maine, April 15, 1816. Lawyer; newspaper editor; Delegate to U.S. Congress from Oregon Territory, 1849-51. Died aboard the steamer California, in the North Pacific Ocean, April 9, 1851 (age 34 years, 359 days). Original interment somewhere in Acapulco de Juárez, Guerrero; reinterment in 1853 at Pioneer Cemetery, Salem, Ore.
  Thurston County, Wash. is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  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, Portland, Ore.
  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
  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, Portland, Ore.
  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
  Warren Truitt (1849-1935) — of Moscow, Latah County, Idaho. Born in Fayette, Greene County, Ill., 1849. Republican. Lawyer; member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1882; district judge in Alaska, 1892-96; member of Idaho state senate, 1906-08; delegate to Republican National Convention from Idaho, 1908; justice of Idaho state supreme court, 1914-15; appointed 1914. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died in 1935 (age about 86 years). Interment at Moscow Cemetery, Moscow, Idaho.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Truitt and Cynthia (Carr) Truitt; married, February 28, 1888, to Kathryn Mayer (1860-1938).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William E. Walsh (b. 1903) — of Coos Bay, Coos County, Ore. Born in Oswego, Oswego County, N.Y., January 29, 1903. Republican. Lawyer; Coos County District Attorney, 1931-33; member of Oregon state senate, 1941-51; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1952 (member, Credentials Committee; speaker); co-owner, Radio Station KWRO, Coquille, Ore. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Order of the Eastern Star; Shriners; Elks; Phi Delta Theta. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William E. Walsh and Mary (Schneider) Walsh; married, August 5, 1932, to Marian Kardell (1905?-?).
  Harold Johnson Warner (b. 1890) — also known as Harold J. Warner — of Pendleton, Umatilla County, Ore.; Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Fort Wayne, Allen County, Ind., November 6, 1890. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Presidential Elector for Oregon, 1928; justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1950-63; appointed 1950; resigned 1963; chief justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1955-57. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Sons of the American Revolution; Military Order of the World Wars; Phi Delta Phi; Beta Theta Pi. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas C. Warner and Katherine E. (Johnson) Warner; married, August 5, 1925, to Aluta M. Larsen.
  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, Portland, Ore.
  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
  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, Portland, Ore.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  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, Portland, Ore.
  David Wu (b. 1955) — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Hsinchu, Taiwan, April 8, 1955. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008; U.S. Representative from Oregon 1st District, 1999-2011; resigned 2011; in July 2011, news media reported that he had been accused of an unwanted sexual encounter by the 18-year-old daughter of a friend of his; episodes of erratic and intoxicated behavior alienated his campaign aides, his congressional staff, and his colleagues in Congress; he resigned in August 2011. Chinese ancestry. Still living as of 2017.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
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