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  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.
  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.
  George Luis Baker (1868-1941) — also known as George L. Baker — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in The Dalles, Wasco County, Ore., August 23, 1868. Republican. Mayor of Portland, Ore., 1917-33. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Woodmen; Elks; Rotary. Died in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., May 16, 1941 (age 72 years, 266 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Wilhelm's Portland Memorial, Portland, Ore.
  Relatives: Son of John Baker and Mary (Edgett) Baker; married, August 7, 1910, to Claire M. Skeel (1876-1945).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thomas Harry Banfield (1885-1950) — also known as T. H. Banfield — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., December 20, 1885. Republican. Co-founder and president, Iron Fireman Manufacturing Company, maker of automatic coal stokers, furnaces, and boilers; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1940. Member, Rotary; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Died in 1950 (age about 64 years). Interment at River View Cemetery, Portland, Ore.
  Relatives: Married, October 18, 1921, to Margaret Elizabeth Weston (1895-1979).
  See also 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
  Horace P. Belknap (1890-1960) — of Nampa, Canyon County, Idaho. Born in Prineville, Crook County, Ore., January 29, 1890. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; physician; delegate to Republican National Convention from Idaho, 1940 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Protestant. Member, American Medical Association; American Legion; Rotary; Elks; Eagles; Freemasons. Died May 19, 1960 (age 70 years, 111 days). Interment at Kohlerlawn Cemetery, Nampa, Idaho.
  Relatives: Son of H. P. Belknap and Wilda (Ketchum) Belknap; married, January 23, 1918, to Gladys Andre.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  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.
  Howard Clair Belton (1893-1988) — also known as Howard C. Belton — of Canby, Clackamas County, Ore. Born in Algona, Kossuth County, Iowa, January 2, 1893. Republican. Member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1933; member of Oregon state senate, 1939-47; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1944, 1952, 1956 (member, Credentials Committee); Oregon state treasurer, 1960-65; appointed 1960; defeated, 1964. Presbyterian. Member, Sigma Phi Epsilon; Gamma Sigma Delta; Phi Kappa Phi; Kiwanis; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Order of the Eastern Star; Shriners. Died in Canby, Clackamas County, Ore., November 21, 1988 (age 95 years, 324 days). Interment at Belcrest Memorial Park, Salem, Ore.
  Relatives: Married, October 27, 1917, to Mae C. Brown (1894-1982).
  Epitaph: "In Loving Memory."
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Cassius C. Bennett (b. 1856) — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore.; Pierre, Hughes County, S.Dak. Born in Vermont, February 4, 1856. Republican. Banker; member of South Dakota state senate 24th District, 1895-96, 1903-04. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Knights of Pythias; Ancient Order of United Workmen; Modern Woodmen of America. Burial location unknown.
  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.
  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.
  Edward Everett Brodie (1876-1939) — of Oregon City, Clackamas County, Ore.; San Francisco, Calif. Born in Fort Stevens, Clatsop County, Ore., March 12, 1876. Republican. Newspaper publisher; chair of Clackamas County Republican Party, 1916-21; U.S. Minister to Siam, 1921-25; Finland, 1930-33; member of Oregon Republican State Central Committee, 1928-30. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Woodmen; Sigma Delta Chi. Died June 27, 1939 (age 63 years, 107 days). Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Edward Everett
  Relatives: Son of Elias Henry Brodie and Julia Matilda (Goff) Brodie; married, July 12, 1905, to Imogen Harding.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  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).
  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.
  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
  Frederick Silas Bynon (1870-1950) — also known as Fred S. Bynon — of Hollywood, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif.; Salem, Marion County, Ore.; North Bend, Coos County, Ore. Born in Brooklyn (now part of Oakland), Alameda County, Calif., December 3, 1870. Republican. With his father, he founded the Hollywood (Calif.) Sentinel newspaper, which later became the Hollywood Citizen News; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1912. Protestant. Member, Freemasons. Died in Salem, Marion County, Ore., June 6, 1950 (age 79 years, 185 days). Entombed in mausoleum at City View Cemetery, Salem, Ore.
  Relatives: Son of Alfred Augustus Bynon; married, September 5, 1891, to Stella Mitchell.
  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
  John H. Carkin (b. 1853) — of Medford, Jackson County, Ore. Born in Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, November 18, 1853. Republican. Member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1913, 1923-27; Speaker of the Oregon State House of Representatives, 1927. Member, Elks; Freemasons; Shriners. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, June 29, 1919, to Vida Turner.
  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.
  William A. Carter (b. 1874) — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Greene County, Tenn., June 7, 1874. Republican. Member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1901; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1924, 1928 (Convention Vice-President), 1932. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Moose; Woodmen. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Ethel Hughes.
  Henry Vance Clymer (1865-1934) — also known as H. Vance Clymer — of Yuma, Yuma County, Ariz.; Fairfield, Solano County, Calif. Born in Marion County, Ore., August 5, 1865. Republican. Physician; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Arizona, 1912. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Elks; American Medical Association. Died in Fairfield, Solano County, Calif., October 4, 1934 (age 69 years, 60 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Vance Clymer and Mary (Johnson) Clymer; married, November 27, 1890, to Ida Florence Geer (1869-1958); married to Grace Osham; third cousin twice removed of Theodore Davenport (1792-1884).
  Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; Morris-Ingersoll family of New York and Connecticut; Sherman family of Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Appleton family of Massachusetts; Cornell family of New York; DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; Hatfield-Cornell-Woolsey family of New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  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.
  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.
  James Judson Crossley (b. 1869) — also known as James J. Crossley — of Winterset, Madison County, Iowa; Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska; Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Crawford Township, Madison County, Iowa, August 31, 1869. Republican. Superintendent of schools; member of Iowa state senate, 1900-07; U.S. Attorney for the 3rd District of Alaska Territory, 1908-09; U.S. Attorney for the 4th District of Alaska Territory, 1909-14. Member, Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Wesley Crossley and Cynthia Jane (Hardy) Crossley; married, August 10, 1910, to Cherry L. Hyde.
  William Clifton Culbertson (b. 1874) — also known as William C. Culbertson — of Oregon. Born in Rolla, Phelps County, Mo., September 12, 1874. Democrat. Hotel proprietor; candidate for U.S. Representative from Oregon 3rd District, 1928. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, April 8, 1928, to Charlotte Kandace Bowen.
  Henry Martin Daniel (1829-1908) — also known as Henry M. Daniel — of Fillmore County, Minn.; North Yamhill, Yamhill County, Ore. Born in Danville, Va., March 26, 1829. Democrat. Sawmill and grist mill owner; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 3, 1873. English ancestry. Member, Freemasons. Suffered a stroke of paralysis, and died four days later, in McMinnville, Yamhill County, Ore., December 16, 1908 (age 79 years, 265 days). Interment at Masonic Cemetery, McMinnville, Ore.
  Relatives: Son of William Daniel and Lucinda (Miller) Daniel; married, September 9, 1851, to Sarah A. Driskell; first cousin of John Warwick Daniel (1842-1910).
  Political family: Daniel family of Lynchburg, Virginia.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Henry A. Davee (b. 1872) — of Hoquiam, Grays Harbor County, Wash.; Roseburg, Douglas County, Ore.; Lewistown, Fergus County, Mont. Born in Martinsville, Morgan County, Ind., July 29, 1872. School teacher and principal; superintendent of schools; Montana superintendent of public instruction, 1905-17. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Zachariah L. Davee and Elvira (King) Davee; married, December 24, 1902, to Mabel Flinders.
  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
  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.
  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).
  George Egbert (1820-1908) — of Hastings, Dakota County, Minn.; Fargo, Cass County, Dakota Territory (now N.Dak.); Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Northumberland, Northumberland County, Pa., November 15, 1820. Merchant; farmer; steamboat business; mayor of Fargo, N.Dak., 1875-76, 1877-80. Member, Freemasons. Died in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., August 22, 1908 (age 87 years, 281 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1871 to Sarah Savery.
  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
  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.
  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
  Louis Earle Hammer (1894-1971) — also known as Louis E. Hammer — of Tillamook, Tillamook County, Ore. Born in Albany, Linn County, Ore., May 29, 1894. Democrat. Dairy business; postmaster at Tillamook, Ore., 1936. Methodist. Member, Kiwanis; Freemasons. Died May 13, 1971 (age 76 years, 349 days). Entombed in mausoleum at River View Cemetery, Portland, Ore.
  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
  Mark Odom Hatfield (1922-2011) — also known as Mark O. Hatfield — of Salem, Marion County, Ore. Born in Dallas, Polk County, Ore., July 12, 1922. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1951-54; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1952 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1956, 1960 (delegation chair); member of Oregon state senate, 1955-56; secretary of state of Oregon, 1957-59; Governor of Oregon, 1959-67; U.S. Senator from Oregon, 1967-97. Baptist. Member, Freemasons. Died in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., August 7, 2011 (age 89 years, 26 days). Interment at Willamette National Cemetery, Portland, Ore.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Dolen Hatfield (1887-1972) and Dovie (Odom) Hatfield (1893-1979); married, July 8, 1958, to Antoinette Kuzmanich.
  The Mark O. Hatfield U.S. Courthouse (opened 1997), in Portland, Oregon, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Books by Mark O. Hatfield: Against the Grain: Reflections of a Rebel Republican, with Diane N. Solomon (2000)
  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
  Charles Abner Howard (b. 1881) — also known as Charles A. Howard — of Monmouth, Polk County, Ore. Born in Greenwood County, Kan., February 17, 1881. Republican. School teacher; superintendent of schools; school principal; Oregon superintendent of public instruction, 1927-37; resigned 1937; president, Eastern Oregon College of Education, 1937-39; president, Oregon College of Education, from 1939. Presbyterian. Member, Phi Delta Kappa; Freemasons; Order of the Eastern Star; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Abner Howard and Catherine Mary (Lough) Howard; married, August 11, 1909, to Cora DeFontaigne Shaw.
  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.
  Clarence F. Hyde (1888-1979) — of Eugene, Lane County, Ore. Born in Sun Valley, Blaine County, Idaho, May 13, 1888. Democrat. Real estate broker; member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1935-38; candidate for Oregon commissioner of labor, 1938, 1942; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 1940; Oregon Real Estate Commissioner, 1957-59. Member, Freemasons. Died, one week after a heart attack, in Sacred Heart General Hospital, Eugene, Lane County, Ore., March 3, 1979 (age 90 years, 294 days). Interment at West Lawn Memorial Park, Eugene, Ore.
  Charles A. Johns (b. 1857) — of Baker City, Baker County, Ore.; Portland, Multnomah County, Ore.; Manila, Philippines. Born in Jackson County, Mo., June 25, 1857. Republican. County judge in Oregon, 1883-85; justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1918-21; resigned 1921; justice of Phillipine Islands supreme court, 1921-; delegate to Republican National Convention from Philippine Islands, 1924. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  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.
  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.
  Joseph Lane (1801-1881) — of Winchester, Douglas County, Ore. Born in a log cabin near Asheville, Buncombe County, N.C., December 14, 1801. Democrat. Member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1822-23, 1830-33, 1838-39; member of Indiana state senate, 1839-40, 1844-46; general in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; Governor of Oregon Territory, 1849-50, 1853; Delegate to U.S. Congress from Oregon Territory, 1851-59; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1852; U.S. Senator from Oregon, 1859-61; Southern Democratic candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1860; candidate for Oregon state senate, 1880. Baptist; later Catholic. Member, Freemasons. Died in Roseburg, Douglas County, Ore., April 19, 1881 (age 79 years, 126 days). Original interment at Masonic Cemetery, Roseburg, Ore.; reinterment at Memorial Garden Cemetery, Roseburg, Ore.; cenotaph at Lone Fir Cemetery, Portland, Ore.
  Relatives: Father-in-law of Lafayette Mosher; father of La Fayette Lane; grandfather of Harry Lane; grandnephew of Joel Lane (1740?-1795); cousin *** of David Lowry Swain; first cousin by marriage of Walter Terry Colquitt.
  Political family: Lane-Colquitt family of North Carolina.
  Lane County, Ore. is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  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.
  John Howland Lothrop (1866-1949) — also known as John H. Lothrop — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Sharon, Norfolk County, Mass., April 11, 1866. Freight and passenger agent, Union Pacific Railroad; secretary of the traffic and transportation bureau. Portland Chamber of Commerce, 1911-23; Honorary Vice-Consul for Uruguay in Portland, Ore., 1923-48; Honorary Vice-Consul for Argentina in Portland, Ore., 1931. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Died in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., July 13, 1949 (age 83 years, 93 days). Interment at River View Cemetery, Portland, Ore.
  Relatives: Son of Horace Augustus Lothrop (1828-1898) and Sarah G. (Swain) Lothrop (1840-1930); married to Lucile L. LaBertew (1867-1946).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  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
  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.
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)
  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
  Lafayette Mosher (1824-1890) — of Oregon. Born in Latonia Springs, Kenton County, Ky., September 1, 1824. Served in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; member of Oregon state legislature, 1860; justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1872-74. Catholic. Member, Freemasons; Redmen. Died March 27, 1890 (age 65 years, 207 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son-in-law of Joseph Lane (1801-1881).
  Political family: Lane-Colquitt family of North Carolina.
  George Neuner (b. 1878) — of McMinnville, Yamhill County, Ore. Born in Bavaria, Germany, August 24, 1878. Republican. Member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1911; member of Oregon state senate, 1913; U.S. Attorney for Oregon, 1925-33; Oregon state attorney general, 1943-53; appointed 1943. German ancestry. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Elks; Rotary. Burial location unknown.
  Ben Wilson Olcott (1872-1952) — also known as Ben W. Olcott; B. W. Olcott — of Salem, Marion County, Ore.; Redlands, San Bernardino County, Calif. Born in Keithsburg, Mercer County, Ill., October 15, 1872. Republican. Miner; secretary of state of Oregon, 1911-20; appointed 1911; resigned 1920; Governor of Oregon, 1919-23; defeated, 1922; president, American Savings Bank, Long Beach, 1923. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks. Died in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., July 21, 1952 (age 79 years, 280 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Mount Crest Abbey Mausoleum, Salem, Ore.
  Relatives: Son of Hiram Wallace Olcott and Mary Jane (Wilson) Olcott; married, December 25, 1912, to Lena O. Hutton (1882-1936).
  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
  Abraham S. Patterson (1824-1902) — also known as Abram S. Patterson — of Eugene, Lane County, Ore. Born in Indiana, June, 1824. Republican. Member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1858; postmaster at Eugene, Ore., 1869-86. Member, Freemasons. Died in Eugene, Lane County, Ore., 1902 (age about 78 years). Interment at Masonic Cemetery, Eugene, Ore.
  Relatives: Married 1868 to Sarah E. Christian (1847-1922).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Isaac Lee Patterson (1859-1929) — also known as I. L. Patterson — of Salem, Marion County, Ore. Born in Benton County, Ore., September 17, 1859. Republican. Farmer; chair of Marion County Republican Party, 1892; member of Oregon state senate, 1895-98, 1919-21; Oregon Republican state chair, 1924-26; Governor of Oregon, 1927-29; died in office 1929; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1928. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Moose; Woodmen; Ancient Order of United Workmen; Rotary. Died, from pneumonia, in Marion County, Ore., December 21, 1929 (age 70 years, 95 days). Entombed at Mount Crest Abbey Mausoleum, Salem, Ore.
  Relatives: Son of Francis Austin Patterson and Caroline (Tatom) Patterson; married, May 12, 1886, to Mary Elizabeth Woodworth.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  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
  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
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
  Terry Doyle Schrunk (b. 1913) — also known as Terry D. Schrunk — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Stayton, Marion County, Ore., March 10, 1913. Democrat. Fire fighter; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; Multnomah County Sheriff, 1949-56; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 1952; mayor of Portland, Ore., 1957-72; indicted in March, 1957 on bribery and perjury charges; tried and found not guilty; another indictment, for conspiracy to obtain wiretaps and other related charges, was dismissed in September, 1957. Presbyterian. Member, Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion; Purple Heart; Elks; Eagles; Freemasons. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Schrunk and Pearl Margaret (Doyle) Schrunk; married, May 17, 1936, to Virginia Dorothy Price.
  Ezra L. Smith (1837-1921) — of El Dorado County, Calif.; Olympia, Thurston County, Wash. Born in Vermont, 1837. Member of California state assembly 15th District, 1865-67. Member, Freemasons. Died in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., January 22, 1921 (age about 83 years). Cremated.
  Robert Freeman Smith (b. 1931) — also known as Robert F. Smith; Bob Smith — of Burns, Harney County, Ore. Born in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., June 16, 1931. Republican. Rancher; member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1960-72; Speaker of the Oregon State House of Representatives, 1968-72; member of Oregon state senate, 1972-82; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1972, 1980; U.S. Representative from Oregon 2nd District, 1983-95, 1997-99. Member, Freemasons; Elks. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
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
  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
  Lew Wallace (b. 1889) — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Furnas County, Neb., March 27, 1889. Democrat. Insurance agent; member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1935; member of Oregon state senate, 1938; candidate for Governor of Oregon, 1942, 1948; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 1944; member of Democratic National Committee from Oregon, 1944; candidate for U.S. Representative from Oregon 3rd District, 1946. Presbyterian. Member, Elks; Eagles; Izaak Walton League; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Henry M. Wallace and Margaret (Scott) Wallace; married to Pearl Hock.
  Paul Black Wallace (b. 1879) — also known as Paul B. Wallace — of Salem, Marion County, Ore. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., May 28, 1879. Republican. President, Valley Motor Co.; president, Salem Sand and Gravel Co.; manager, R. S. Wallace Orchard Co.; president, Producers Cannery; director, Salem Federal Savings & Loan Co.; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1944. Presbyterian. Member, Newcomen Society; American Legion; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of R. S. Wallace and Nancy Lee (Black) Wallace; married, August 15, 1923, to Helena Willett.
  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?-?).
Ralph E. Williams Ralph Edward Williams (1869-1940) — also known as Ralph E. Williams — of Dallas, Polk County, Ore.; Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Polk County, Ore., September 14, 1869. Republican. Banker; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1908; member, Arrangements Committee, 1936; vice-chair, Arrangements Committee, vice-chair, 1940; member of Republican National Committee from Oregon, 1908-40; Vice-Chair of Republican National Committee, 1921-40. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Elks. Died, while attending a meeting of the Committee on Arrangements for the 1940 Republican National Convention, in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., May 16, 1940 (age 70 years, 245 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James John Williams and Ralph (Eckersley) Williams; married, December 3, 1911, to Grace Noyes.
  Image source: Official Report of the 21st Republican National Convention (1936)
  Jesse Arthur Younger (1893-1967) — also known as J. Arthur Younger — of San Mateo, San Mateo County, Calif. Born in Albany, Linn County, Ore., April 11, 1893. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Representative from California, 1953-67 (9th District 1953-63, 11th District 1963-67); died in office 1967; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1956. Congregationalist. Member, American Legion; Rotary; Freemasons; Shriners; Newcomen Society; Delta Upsilon. Died, of leukemia, at Walter Reed Army Hospital, Washington, D.C., June 20, 1967 (age 74 years, 70 days). Interment at Cypress Lawn Memorial Park, Colma, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Hardin Younger and Lena (Galbraith) Younger; married, June 30, 1915, to Margaret Meany (died 1945); married, December 11, 1946, to Norma Wells.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
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