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Joseph Norton Dolph
Birth: Oct. 19, 1835
Schuyler County
New York, USA
Death: Mar. 10, 1897
Portland
Multnomah County
Oregon, USA

US Senator. He served two terms, 1883 to 1895, as a Republican senator from Oregon. He attended the local New York schools and then studied law at Genesee Wesleyan Seminary. He was admitted to the bar in 1861 and set up a practice in Schuyler County, New York. That same year he enlisted with a group known as the Oregon Escort, a company established by Congress to protect immigrants crossing the continent to the Pacific coast against Indians. Upon reaching Oregon he settled in Portland and decided to enter politics. He served as city attorney from 1864 to 1865; United States District Attorney from 1865 to 1868; and four terms in the state senate. During his term as US Senator, he served on the Committee on Public Lands and was chairman of the Committee on Coast Defenses. He was unsuccessful in his bid for a third term and resumed the practice of law in Portland. (bio by: Tom Todd) 
 
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 Parents:
  Chester Valentine Dolph (1812 - 1869)
  Elizabeth Vanderbilt Steele Dolph (1813 - 1884)
 
 Spouse:
  Augusta Emma Mulkey Dolph (1844 - 1907)*
 
 Children:
  Agnes Multnomah Dolph Nixon (1866 - 1928)*
  Susan Emily Dolph (1867 - 1868)*
  Chester Valentine Dolph (1869 - 1930)*
  Joseph Norton Dolph (1872 - 1873)*
  Ruth Hawkins Dolph Porter (1876 - 1943)*
  Marion Francis Dolph (1880 - 1921)*
  Henry Villard Dolph (1881 - 1960)*
 
 Siblings:
  Joseph Norton Dolph (1835 - 1897)
  William V. Dolph (1837 - 1908)*
  Cyrus Abda Dolph (1840 - 1914)*
  John Mather Dolph (1845 - 1910)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
River View Cemetery
Portland
Multnomah County
Oregon, USA
 
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Record added: Nov 20, 2001
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