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Kiser Bros.

  • nr00012319
  • Corporate body
  • 1902-1905

Erath, Dick

  • no98068607
  • Person
  • 1935-

Dick Erath was one of the pioneer winemakers in Oregon. He studied winemaking at UC Davis and planted his first grapes in in the Willamette Valley at Erath Winery in Dundee, Oregon in 1969. He focused on Pinot Noir. He sold his winery, which still bears his name, in 2006.

Snell, Earl, 1895-1947

  • no97070886
  • Person
  • 1895-1947

Earl Wilcox Snell was born in Olex, Oregon on July 11, 1895 and completed his education at Oregon Institute of Technology in Portland. He served in WWI and entered state politics as a Republican in 1927. After tenures as speaker of the Oregon House and as Secretary of State between 1933 and 1942, Snell was elected governor. He was the incumbent when he died in an airplane crash on October 29, 1947.

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