Loomis, Frederick W. (Frederick Wellington), 1875-1965

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Lawyer and state legislator, of Aberdeen, Wash.; b. in Battle Creek, Mich.; attended law school at University of Michigan, graduating in 1900; in 1906 moved to Aberdeen, Wash., where he opened a law practice and continued lifelong activitiy in Knights of Pythias and other fraternal organizations; during World War I served as chairman of the civilian relief committee in Aberdeen; in 1919 elected on Republican ticket to the state senate and served there until 1921; after his service in the state senate, remained active in public life and in 1930 was elected president of Aberdeen Chamber of Commerce; was a vocal advocate for wilderness preservation particularly in the Olympic Mountains and the establishment of Olympic National Park. Married 1st: Carrie Wilson (d. 1916); 2nd: Alma Wing.

From the description of Frederick W. Loomis papers, 1873-1977 (bulk 1916-1941). (Washington State Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 301281907

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associatedWith Aberdeen Chamber of Commerce (Aberdeen, Wash.) corporateBody
associatedWith Knights of Pythias. corporateBody
associatedWith Loomis, Alma Wing, 1889-1986. person
associatedWith Loomis, Carrie Wilson, d. 1916. person
associatedWith Loomis family. family
associatedWith Loomis, Mary Elizabeth. person
correspondedWith Rublin, Willard G. person
associatedWith University of Michigan. Law School. corporateBody
associatedWith Washington (State). Legislature. Senate. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Olympic National Park (Wash.)
Olympic Mountains (Wash.)
Michigan--Battle Creek
Washington (State)
Aberdeen (Wash.)
Washington (State)--Hoquiam
Battle Creek (Mich.)
Washington (State)--Aberdeen
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Fraternal organizations
Young Men's Christian associations
Practice of law
World War, 1914-1918--War work
Wilderness area--Environmental aspects
Mountaineering
Boards of trade
Occupation
Lawyers--Washington (State)--Aberdeen
Lawyers--Michigan--Battle Creek
Legislators--Washington (State)
Judges--Washington (State)--Aberdeen
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Birth 1875

Death 1965

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