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Morgan, Howard, 1914-

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  • Person
  • 1914-2012

Howard Morgan (1914-2012) served in the Navy during WWII. He represented Clackamas and Multnomah counties in the Oregon House of Representatives in 1949, was Chairman of the Democratic Party of Oregon in 1955, was Oregon Public Utility Commissioner from 1957-1959, and also a member of the Federal Power Commission in 1961.

Thompson, Flora Cushinway, 1893-1978

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  • Person
  • 1898-1978

B. November 11, 1898; d. March 3, 1978. Wife of the late Tommy Thompson, chief of the Celilo Indians.

Osho, 1931-1990

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  • 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."

Robertson family

  • Family

The Robertson family arrived in the Portland area in 1856, when Thomas Robertson (1817-1900) and his wife, Mary Freeland (Corbett)Robertson moved from New York to the area. Joining Mary Freeland's brother Henry Winslow Corbett, Thomas Robertson formed Robertson Heavy Hardware. The Robertson family remained influential in the Portland area through multiple generations, forming business partnerships with the Corbett and Failing families.

Cooney, Thomas E., Sr., 1931-2015

  • Person
  • 1931-2015

Thomas E. Cooney, Sr. (1931-2015) was born in Portland, Oregon. He was an attorney with Cooney & Crew LLP in Portland, Oregon and frequently represented the Oregon Medical Association.

Kaner, Lisa A.

  • Person

Lisa A. Kaner was an attorney with Markowitz, Herbold, Galde & Mehlhaf PC in Portland, Oregon. In 2017 she became a VP at Portland General Electric.

Woodarczyk, Patricia

  • Person

Patricia Woodarczyk was an interviewer affiliated with the US District Court of Oregon Historical Society in the 2000s.

Denecke, Selma J. (Selma Jane), 1919-2009

  • Person
  • 1919-2009

Selma Jane Rockey Denecke (1919-2009) was born in Portland, Oregon. She married Arno H. Denecke in 1945. She was a volunteer with the Albertina Kerr Center, the Portland Art Museum and the Oregon Historical Society.

Meyer, N. Elizabeth (Nancy Elizabeth)

  • Person

Nancy Elizabeth Meyer was an interviewer affiliated with the Oregon Historical Society and the US District Court of Oregon Historical Society in the 1990s and 2000s.

Herbold, Barrie J., 1949-2001

  • Person
  • 1949-2001

Barrie J. Herbold (1949-2001) was born in Bethesda, Maryland. She was an attorney practicing in all areas of civil litigation, with an emphasis on employment related claims. She was a frequent lecturer for the Oregon State Bar, Federal Bar and Multnomah County Bar Association, Oregon Women Lawyers and other groups.

Jaqua, John E. (John Evans), 1920-2009

  • Person
  • 1920-2009

John Evans Jaqua (1920-2009) was born in Iowa. He was an attorney in Portland, Oregon. He was a philanthropist and a decorated World War II marine aviator. He was also on the Nike board 1968-2004.

Brodie, Donald W.

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  • Person

Donald W. Brodie is a professor of law at University of Oregon.

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