Transactions of the Annual Reunion of the Oregon Pioneer Association Volume 3-14

Transactions of the Annual Reunion of the Oregon Pioneer Association Volume 3-14

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1876 edition. Excerpt: ... Fourth District from 1879 to July, l88o, is a son of a pioneer settler in Marion county, near Jefferson. I believe his venerable mother still lives to be proud of him. He has occupied various public positions, as member of the Legislature, as reporter of the Supreme Court, and Chairman of the Democratic State Central Committee, with credit to himself, and to the satisfaction, in a good degree, of those who charged him with his responsible duties. He gave eminent satisfaction as a judge, and many citizens, opposed to his political views, voted to have him retained in political position. Judge Bellinger was reared and educated in Oregon from boyhood. Hon. M. C. George, our Congressman elect, is from a pioneer family in Linn county. As State Senator and lawyer he won the respect of the people. He is of commanding presence, an eloquent speaker, and of excellent moral character. With care on his part he may have a brilliant future. And while noticing Congressmen, 1 may speak of Hon. Thomas H. Brents, lately elected for a second term as Delegate from Washington Territory. Mr. Brents "got his start" in the brush end of Clackamas county, in what is called the "hardscrabble" neighborhood, near by the "Needy" postomce. His father in early days was County Commissioner of Clackamas county. Young Brents learned some, thing in district school, was for a short time in college at McMinnville, Yamhill county, read law, practiced in San Francisco several years, and then settled in Walla Walla, where he acquired a good practice, and is highly esteemed. He is exceedingly industrious, bookish in his tastes, and one of God's noblemen--an honest man. As I came up yesterday an old pioneer friend from Walla Walla intimated that for an...show more

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  • Paperback | 364 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 19mm | 649g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236615239
  • 9781236615237