Dodd, Elmer Perry, b. 1869.

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Elmer Perry Dodd (b. 1869) was a developer and irrigation advocate for the Umatilla area of Oregon.

From the guide to the Elmer Perry Dodd papers, 1900-1957, (Oregon Historical Society Research Library)

Elmer Perry Dodd (b. 1869) was a developer and irrigation advocate for the Umatilla area of Oregon.

He was also known as the father of the McNary Dam. He was an editor, real estate broker, state legislator (1919-1920), Republican gubernatorial candidate (1934) founder of the Tri-State Development League (later Inland Empire Waterways Association) and a resident of Hermiston, Oregon.

From the description of Elmer Perry Dodd papers [manuscript], 1900-1957. (Oregon Historical Society Research Library). WorldCat record id: 752165993

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creatorOf Elmer Perry Dodd papers, 1900-1957 Oregon Historical Society Research Library
creatorOf Dodd, Elmer Perry, b. 1869. Elmer Perry Dodd papers [manuscript], 1900-1957. Oregon Historical Society Research Library
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correspondedWith Angell, Homer Daniel, family
correspondedWith Angell, Homer Daniel, 1875-1968 person
associatedWith Columbia Valley Association. corporateBody
correspondedWith Dana, Marshall N. family
correspondedWith Dana, Marshall N. (Marshall Newport), b. 1885 person
associatedWith Dodd, Elmer Perry, family
associatedWith Inland Empire Waterways Association. corporateBody
correspondedWith McNary, Charles Linza, family
correspondedWith McNary, Charles Linza, 1874-1944 person
correspondedWith Pierce, Walter Marcus, family
correspondedWith Pierce, Walter Marcus, 1861-1954 person
correspondedWith Steiwer, Frederick, family
correspondedWith Steiwer, Frederick, 1883-1939 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Oregon--Umatilla County
McNary Dam (Or. and Wash.)
Columbia River
Hermiston (Or.)
McNary Dam (Or. and Wash.)
Boardman (Or.)
Hermiston (Or.)
Northwest, Pacific
Boardman (Or.)
Columbia River
Subject
Dams--Northwest, Pacific
Oregon
Irrigation
Dams
Irrigation--Oregon--Umatilla County
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Birth 1869

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