Bean, Robert S. (Robert Sharp), 1854-1931Alternative names
Robert Sharp Bean (1854-1931) was Chief Justice of Oregon, 1894-1896, 1900-1902 and 1905-1909, and Regent of the University of Oregon, 1882-1920.
From the description of Robert Sharp Bean autobiography [manuscript], 1929. (Oregon Historical Society Research Library). WorldCat record id: 767824879
From the guide to the Robert Sharp Bean autobiography, 1929, (Oregon Historical Society Research Library)
Robert Sharp Bean (1854-1931) was born in 1854 to Obadiah Roberts and Julia Sharp Bean, and raised ten miles north of Eugene. He became a respected judge known for his impartiality. Bean served in circuit court from 1882-1890, in the Oregon Supreme Court from 1890-1909, and in U.S. District Court from 1909-1931.
A graduate of the University of Oregon in 1878, Bean became a UO regent in 1882, and received a law degree in 1895. In 1880 he married Ida Elizabeth Condon, daughter of Dr. Thomas Condon, the famous Oregon geologist. The couple had five sons, three of whom survived the judge.
In 1926, Bean became director of the Oregon Historical Society in Portland. During his life he served a total of 49 years on the bench and 21 years as a regent of the University of Oregon, and upon his death in 1931, was the University's oldest alumnus.
From the guide to the Robert Sharp Bean papers, 1909-1931, (Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries)
|referencedIn||Bean and Condon Family papers, 1872-1975||Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries|
|creatorOf||Bean, Robert Sharp, 1854-1931. Robert Sharp Bean autobiography [manuscript], 1929.||Oregon Historical Society Research Library|
|creatorOf||Robert Sharp Bean papers, 1909-1931||Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries|
|creatorOf||Adix, Carrie Ladd. Diaries and reminiscences collection, 1837-1993.||Oregon Historical Society Research Library|
|creatorOf||Robert Sharp Bean autobiography, 1929||Oregon Historical Society Research Library|
|creatorOf||Bean, Ormond R. Ormond R. Bean papers, 1866-1965.||University of Oregon Libraries, UO Libraries|
|referencedIn||Ormond R. Bean papers, 1930-1960, 1866-1965 1930s-1960s||Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries|
|referencedIn||Diaries and reminiscences collection, 1837-1993||Oregon Historical Society Research Library|
|creatorOf||Bean family. Papers, 1872-1975.||University of Oregon Libraries, UO Libraries|
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