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Wood, Erskine

  • n87139295
  • Person
  • 1879-1983

Erskine B. Wood (1879-1983) was a longtime Portland attorney.

Luce, Charles F. (Charles Franklin), 1917-2008

  • n87836480
  • Person
  • 1917-2008

Charles Franklin Luce (1917-2008) was born in Platteville, Wisconsin. He attended Yale and clerke for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Hugo Black. He was named by President Kennedy to the job of Bonneville Power Administrator.

Neuberger, Maurine B. (Maurine Brown), 1907-2000

  • n88172787
  • Person
  • 1907-2000

Maurine Brown Neuberger (1907-2000) represented Multnomah County in the Oregon House of Representatives 1951, 1953, 1955; represented Oregon in the United States Senate 1960-64.

Jones, Richard H. (Richard Hutton), 1914-1998

  • n88205127
  • Person
  • 1914-1998

Dr. Richard Hutton Jones (1914-1998) was a professor of history at Reed College, 1941-1982, specializing in medieval and constitutional history. He was active in Republican politics in Colorado and Oregon. He served as campaign chairman for Mark Hatfield in 1958, 1966, 1978, 1984 and Tom McCall in 1964.

Weed, Charles L.

  • n88654499
  • Person
  • 1824-1903

Born 17 July 1824; died 31 August 1903. In 1857, Weed began his photographic career in Sacramento, California, working as a camera operator for the daguerreotype studio of George W. Watson. In 1858, he joined R.H. Vance as manager of Vance's Sacramento photography gallery. Soon the firm was renamed Vance & Weed and another studio was opened in San Francisco, California. In 1864, Weed took over the San Francisco business. In 1859, he moved to San Francisco, California and photographed at Yosemite National Park for the first time. In 1860, Weed travelled to Hong Kong and the Far East. He established the firm Weed & Howard in Hong Kong. Weed travelled to Nevada, United States, in 1861-1862 to photograph mining operations. In 1865, he established the photographic studio Weed Brothers in Honolulu, Hawaii. In 1865-1866, Weed returned to Hong Kong. In the 1880s, Weed was working as a photoengraver.

Osho, 1931-1990

  • n89145900
  • Person
  • 1931-12-11 - 1990-01-19

Osho Rajneesh (born Dec. 11, 1931; died Jan. 19, 1990) was a Indian spiritual leader whose teachings achieved recognition internationally. The name he adopted in 1988, Osho, is a Buddhist honorific which translates as, "one upon whom the heavens shower flowers."

Long, William Rudolf, 1952-

  • n89612315
  • Person
  • 1952-

William "Bill" Rudolf Long (1952- ) is a lawyer and author in Portland, Oregon.

Thornton, Robert Y.

  • n91031914
  • Person
  • 1910-2003

Robert Y. Thornton (1910-2003) was born in Portland, Oregon. He represented Tillamook County in the Oregon House of Representatives 1951; served as Attorney General for Oregon 1953-67.

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