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Oregon: State Treasurers

Oregon State Treasurers, 1858-1996 (May be incomplete!)
John D. Boone 1859-62 E. N. Cooke 1862-70 L. Fleischner 1870-74 A. H. Brown 1874-78 Edward Hirsch 1878-87 G. W. Webb 1887-91 Phil Metschan 1891-99 Charles S. Moore 1899-1907 George A. Steel 1907-11 Thomas B. Kay 1911-19 O. P. Hoff 1919-24 Jefferson Myers 1924-25 Thomas B. Kay 1925-31 Rufus C. Holman 1931-38 Walter E. Pearson 1938-41 Leslie M. Scott 1941-49 Walter J. Pearson 1949-53 Sig Unander 1953-59 Howard C. Belton 1960-65 Robert W. Straub 1965-73 James A. Redden 1973-77 Clay Myers 1977-84 Bill Rutherford 1984-87 Tony Meeker 1987-93 Jim Hill 1993-

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1858: John D. Boone (Dem), elected.
  • 1862: E. N. Cooke (Rep), elected.
  • 1866: E. N. Cooke (Rep), elected.
  • 1870: L. Fleischner (Dem), elected.
  • 1874: A. H. Brown (Dem), elected.
  • 1878: Edward Hirsch (Rep), elected.
  • 1882: Edward Hirsch (Rep), elected.
  • 1886: G. W. Webb (Dem), elected.
  • 1890: Phil Metschan (Rep), elected.
  • 1894: Phil Metschan (Rep), elected.
  • 1898: Charles S. Moore (Rep), elected.
  • 1902: Charles S. Moore (Rep), elected.
  • 1906: George A. Steel (Rep), elected.
  • 1910: Thomas B. Kay (Rep), elected.
  • 1914: Thomas B. Kay (Rep), elected.
  • 1918: O. P. Hoff (Rep), elected.
  • 1922: O. P. Hoff (Rep), elected.
  • 1924: Thomas B. Kay (Rep), elected.
  • 1924 Mar 18: O. P. Hoff, died in office; Jefferson Myers, appointed.
  • 1928 May 18: Thomas B. Kay (Dem), nominated; Charles V. Galloway (Dem), defeated in primary.
  • 1928 May 18: Thomas B. Kay (Rep), nominated unopposed.
  • 1928 Nov 6: Thomas B. Kay (Rep & Dem), elected; Neal Swetland (Socialist Principle Independent), defeated; A. Alfred Hoglund (Socialist Labor), defeated.
  • 1931 Apr 28: Thomas B. Kay, died in office.
  • 1931 May 1: Rufus C. Holman, appointed.
  • 1932: Rufus C. Holman (Rep), elected.
  • 1936: Rufus C. Holman (Rep), elected.
  • 1938 Dec 27: Rufus C. Holman, resigned; Walter E. Pearson, appointed.
  • 1940: Leslie M. Scott (Rep), elected.
  • 1944: Leslie M. Scott (Rep), elected.
  • 1948: Walter J. Pearson (Dem), elected.
  • 1952: Sig Unander (Rep), elected.
  • 1956: Sig Unander (Rep), elected.
  • 1959 Dec 31: Sig Unander, resigned.
  • 1960 Jan 4: Howard C. Belton, appointed.
  • 1960 Nov 8: Howard C. Belton (Rep), elected.
  • 1964 Nov 3: Robert W. Straub (Dem), elected; Howard C. Belton (Rep), defeated.
  • 1984: David F. Cargo (Rep), defeated in primary.
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