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Cross, W. Travis (William Travis), 1927-2004

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  • 1927-2004

William Travis Cross (1927-2004) was born in Salem, Oregon. He was childhood friends with Mark Hatfield, and served as his aide throughout Hatfield's political career. He was also the head of Providence St. Vincent Medical Foundation and an advocate for patient's rights.

Siegmund, Lois D. (Lois Dejardin), 1910-1999

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  • 1910-1999

Lois Dejardin Siegmund (1910-1999) was born in Gervais, Oregon. She was a member of Oregon Secretary of State and Governor Mark Hatfield's staff, 1955-1967. Then she served on Oregon State Secretary of State Clay Myer's staff, 1968 until her retirement.

Carlisle, Joseph W.

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Joseph W. Carlisle is a shareholder and attorney with Buckley Law PC in Lake Oswego, Oregon. He is also a board member for the US District Court of Oregon Historical Society.

Reid, Kay

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Kay Reid was born in Mississippi. She came to Oregon in 1959. She is an author and an oral historian and has been affiliated with the Oregon Historical Society and the US District Court of Oregon Historical Society.

Freeman, Olga Samuelson, 1903-1997

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  • 1903-1997

Olga Alfreda Samuelson Freeman (1903-1997) was Lane County treasurer and clerk, and a professor at the University of Oregon.

McCoy, Gladys Sims, 1928-1993

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  • 1928-1993

Gladys Sims McCoy (1928-1993) was a Multnomah County commissioner and former Portland School Board member.

Lewis, Jean Lagerquist, 1914-1991

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  • 1914-1991

Jean Lagerquist Lewis (1914-1991) was a graduate of Lewis & Clark College, 1938. She was the first woman to become a circuit court judge in Oregon, 1961-1978.

Reyes, Karen A., 1950-

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  • 1950-

Karen A. Reyes, nee Stoner (1950- ) was an interviewer affiliated with the Oregon Historical Society in the 1980s.

Miner, Gregory J.

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Gregory "Greg" J. Miner is a founding shareholder of Bateman Seidel in Portland, Oregon.

Jurkins, Jacquelyn J., 1928-

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  • 1928-

Jacquelyn J. Jurkins (1928- ) is the director of the Multnomah Law Library in Portland, Oregon. She attended the University of Wisconsin, where she earned her BA, JD and LLM, then University of Washington Library School, where she earned her MML. She was inducted into the AALL Hall of Fame in 2011.

Spencer, Douglas R., 1923-2013

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  • 1923-2013

Douglas R. Spencer (1923-2013) was born in Eugene, Oregon. He graduated from Harvard Law School with a JD in 1949. He was District Attorney in Lane County, research attorney for the League of Oregon Cities, and Adjunct Professor at university of Oregon. He was a lawyer for Bailey & Hoffman in Eugene, Oregon, 1953-1967. He was appointed Lane County Circuit Judge by Governor Tom McCall, 1967, retiring to senior status in 1989.

Peterson, Edwin J., 1930-

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  • 1930-

Edwin J. Peterson (1930- ) studied music at the University of Oregon, graduating in 1951. He wanted to become a member of Congress, and attended the 1952 Republican National Convention. After serving in the Air Force and attending law school at the University of Oregon, however, he abandoned his political ambitions, and instead joined the Portland, Oregon law firm Tooze, Kerr, Peterson, Marshall & Shenker. In 1979, Governor Vic Atiyeh appointed Peterson to the Oregon Supreme Court. In 1981, he was elected Chief Justice, a position he held until 1991. During his time on the Oregon Supreme Court, he focused on improving the efficiency of courts and to elimate racial and ethnic biases in the courts. For his work, he was awarded the Americare Juicature Society's Herbert Harley Award in 1992. Peterson resigned from the court at the end of 1993. He is now a Distinguished Jurist in Residence at Willamette University.

Dobbins, Jeffrey C., 1967-

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  • 1967-

Jeffrey C. Dobbins (1967- ) graduated from Duke Univeristy School of Law with a JD in 1994. He began his legal career clerking for Chief Judge Abner Mikva and Judge David S. Tatel for the US Court of Appeal for the DC Circuit Court, and then for Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens. He then worked as an attorney for the Environment & Natural Resources Division at the US Department of Justice, from 1996-2001, then as an attorney for Perkins Coie LLP in Portland, Oregon, from 2002-2006. He has since been Assistant Professor of Law at the Willamette University College of Law.

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