Oregon Governors and Senators papers, 1848-1903.

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Oregon Governors and Senators papers, 1848-1903.

Oregon Governors and Senators papers, 1848-1903.

A collection of letters, documents, autographs, and portraits (engravings and photographs) of governors of and United States senators from Oregon.

0.16 linear feet (1 box)

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Moody, Zenas Ferry, 1832-

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Thayer, William Wallace, 1827-1899.

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Williams, George H. (George Henry), 1823-1910

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U.S. attorney general, U.S. sentator from Oregon, mayor of Portland, Ore., lawyer, and jurist. From the description of George H. Williams autograph, 1873 August 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981374 Epithet: American senator British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000212.0x000320 George H. Williams was born in New York State and migrated to the midwestern states as a young man. He served as th...

Pennoyer, Sylvester, 1831-1902

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Sylvester Pennoyer (1831–1902) was an attorney, businessman, and politician in Oregon. Served as Governor of Oregon from 1886 to 1895 and major of Portland from 1896 to 1898. From the guide to the Sylvester Pennoyer scrapbook, 1852-1916, (Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries) ...

Lord, William Paines, 1839-1911.

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Dolph, Joseph N. (Joseph Norton), 1835-1897

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Joseph N. Dolph served as a Republican U.S. Senator from Oregon, 1883-1895. From the description of Joseph N. Dolph papers, 1885-1894. (Oregon Historical Society Research Library). WorldCat record id: 55887114 ...

Whiteaker, Mr. (John), 1820-1902

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John Whiteaker (1820-1902), a Democrat, was Oregon's first state governor, 1859-1862. In private life he was a storekeeper, hence his sobriquet, "Old soap, socks, and pickles." From the guide to the John Whiteaker papers, 1859-1862, 1859-1885, (Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries) ...

Abernethy, George, 1807-1877

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George Abernethy was born in New York City on October 7, 1807. He married Anne Cope in 1830 and accompanied Reverend Jason Lee to Oregon in 1840, where he was placed in charge of the mission store at Willamette Falls. Abernethy encouraged lumbering and fisheries and established commercial connections with the Sandwich (Hawaiian) Islands, California and the Atlantic coast. He was elected provisional governor of Oregon in 1845 and was reelected in 1847. In 1861 a flood wiped out most of his physic...

Simon, Joseph, 1851-1935.

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Smith, Delazon

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Baker, Edward Dickinson, 1811-1861

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U.S. senator from Oregon and representative from Illinois. From the description of Edward Dickinson Baker correspondence, 1861. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449968 Springfield, Illinois, lawyer; lieutenant, Black Hawk War; state representative, 1837-1840; state senator, 1840-1844; U.S. representative, 1845-1846, 1849-1851; colonel, Mexican War; Oregon senator, 1860-1861; colonel, 71st Pennsylvania Infantry, Civil War. From the description of Letters: Springfi...

Harding, Benjamin Franklin, 1823-1899

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Lane, Joseph, 1801-1881

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Joseph Lane was born in North Carolina December 14, 1801, and moved to Kentucky when he was three years old. At age fourteen Lane moved away from his family to Indiana. At the age of twenty-one Lane married Mary Hart Polly. The couple had eight children. From 1822 to 1846, Lane served in the Indiana State Legislature. After serving in the war against Mexico, where he became a major-general in 1847, he accepted the position as Territorial Governor of Oregon. Lane was sworn in as Governor on March...

Chadwick, Stephen Fowler, 1825-1895

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Nesmith, James Willis, 1820-1885

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James Willis Nesmith was born July 23, 1820 in New Brunswick, Canada. He arrived in Oregon in 1843 with pioneer missionary Dr. Marcus Whitman. Nesmith held several public offices, including provisional government supreme court judge, state legislator, captain in the Cayuse, Rogue River, and Yakima Indian Wars, U.S. marshall, superintendent of Indian affairs, and U.S. senator. From the description of James Willis Nesmith papers, 1845-1885. (Oregon Historical Society Research Library)....

Chamberlain, George E. (George Earle), 1854-1928

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George Earle Chamberlain (b.1913), grandson and namesake of the former governor and senator of Oregon, son of otolaryngologist Dr. Charles Thomson Chamberlain. He received a BA from the University of Oregon in 1936, and an MD from the University of Oregon Medical School in 1938. Chamberlain served as captain and resident physician in the U.S. Army Medical Corps during WWII. He began serving in 1941, when he was stationed in New York, N. Y.,at the New York Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Infirmary. He ...

Corbett, Henry W. (Henry Winslow), 1827-1903

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Reuben F. Maury (1821-1906) was Commander of the Oregon Cavalry 1st Regiment during the Civil War. From the description of Henry W. Corbett letter to Reuben F. Maury [manuscript], 1863 February 10. (Oregon Historical Society Research Library). WorldCat record id: 693697522 From the guide to the Henry W. Corbett letter to Reuben F. Maury, 1863 February 10, (Oregon Historical Society Research Library) ...

Stark, Benjamin, 1820-1898

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Benjamin Stark was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on June 26, 1820, and attended school in New London, Connecticut. In 1845 he sailed for Oregon, where he purchased an interest in a Portland land claim. Later he entered a New York business partnership to ship merchandise to California during the gold rush. When the New York parent company went bankrupt, Stark was only able to salvage his Portland property. In 1850 he moved to Portland and married Elizabeth Molthrop in 1854. He was appointed to c...

McBride, George W., 1854-1911.

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Kelly, J. K. (James Kerr), 1819-1903

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American lawyer and Senator from Oregon. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to the Tribune Co., 1874 Jun. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270485300 ...

Slater, Jas. H. (James Harvey), 1826-1899

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A gold miner turned teacher, James Harvey Slater came to Marysville (later Corvallis) Oregon from the California gold fields in 1850. From the guide to the James Harvey Slater papers, 1851-1977, (Oregon Historical Society Research Library) A gold miner turned teacher, James Harvey Slater came to Marysville (later Corvallis) Oregon from the California gold fields in 1850. He took a law degree while also teaching school, and in 1854 was appointed clerk...

Woods, George L. (George Lemuel), 1832-1890

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Grover, La Fayette, 1823-1911

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Lafayette Grover served as Governor of Oregon from 1870-1877 and was then resigned to become a United States Senator. From the guide to the Lafayette Grover diary, 1851-1853, (Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries) ...

Mitchell, John H. (John Hipple), 1835-1905

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John Hipple Mitchell (1835-1905) was a senator from Oregon. From the description of John H. Mitchell telegram to James Lotan [manuscript], 1890 May 8. (Oregon Historical Society Research Library). WorldCat record id: 708374022 From the description of John H. Mitchell letter to Thomas Guinean [manuscript], 1891 May 8. (Oregon Historical Society Research Library). WorldCat record id: 708362955 From the description of John H. Mitchell correspondence and speeches [manus...