Hillman Lueddemann papers 1903-1995 1940-1986
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The Portland General Electric Company has ties to two power companies of the late 1880s in northwest Oregon. In 1884, the United States Electric Light and Power Company was founded by Parker F. Morey and Fredrick Van Voorhies Holman. In 1889, the Willamette Falls Electric Company began producing power in Oregon City, Oregon. The company was founded by Parker F. Morey and Edward Eastham. Morey was president of the company from 1891-1892. Edward L. Eastham was president of the company from 1888 un...
Tom Lawson McCall (1913-1983) was a journalist and television commentator who served Oregon as Secretary of State (1965-1967) and as one of its most prominent Governors (1967-1975). He focused on quality of life issues, such as the Bottle Bill, cleaning up industrial water pollution, and preserving public access to Oregon's beaches. He hosted a national governor's conference during his tenure and was active in the national Republican Party. From the description of Tom Lawson McCall P...
Born in Tuscumbia, Alabama, in 1895, Hillmann Lueddemann (known as "Lueddie") came to California as a child with his family around 1900. His father, Frederick A. Lueddemann, eventually became a banker in San Jose. His mother was Delia Hillman Lueddmann. Hillman worked for a time as a sports writer for the San Jose Mercury, and came to Portland, Oregon, around 1915, taking a job with his uncle Max Lueddemann in a realty firm. After serving with distinction with the U.S. forces in Fra...
Governor of the State of Oregon, 1959-1967. From the description of Selected speeches and other public statements 1959-1967. 1959-1967. (Willamette University). WorldCat record id: 21489565 Mark Odom Hatfield (b. 1922) served as an Oregon state representative from 1951 to 1955; Oregon state senator from 1955 to 1957; Oregon secretary of state from 1957 to 1959; governor of Oregon from 1959 to 1967; and U.S. senator from Oregon beginning 1967. From the description...
W. Leland James founded Consolidated Truck Lines in 1929 by merging five trucking firms in the Pacific Northwest into a holding company. Consolidated Truck Lines became Consolidated Freightways, originally based in Portland, Oregon. The organization expanded its routes across the United States and into Canada. By 1956 it had become America's largest carrier company. In September 2002, after more than seventy years of operations, Consolidated Freightways declared bankruptcy. Freightways, organize...