Weatherford, James K., Jr. (James Knox), 1901-1995

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Weatherford, James K., Jr. (James Knox), 1901-1995

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James Knox Weatherford, Jr. was born in Harrisburg, Oregon, in 1901. He grew up in Corvallis, Oregon, and graduated from the Oregon Agricultural College, now Oregon State University, in 1924 with a degree in civil engineering. He then attended George Washington Law School in Washington, D.C., but wasn't able to graduate. He then attended the University of Oregon School of Law. He met Margaret Cartwright while at the University of Oregon, and they were married in 1929; they later adopted one child together. They settled in Albany, Oregon, where Weatherford practiced law at the family law firm. He was a Democrat and represented Linn County in the Oregon House of Representatives from 1931 to 1934. He then served as district attorney for Linn County from 1935 to 1937. After leaving office, he continued practicing law until his retirement in 1991. He was also a member of the Albany and Union High School boards. He died in 1995.


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