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James Withycombe
Birth: Mar. 21, 1854, England
Death: Mar. 3, 1919

Oregon Governor He immegrated to the United States in 1871, when his parents settled ona farm near Hillsboro, Oregon. He became a successful scientific farmer, and in 1898 was recruited by Oregon Agricultural College (now Oregon State University) to teach farmers. Withycombe served as Oregon State Governor from 1915 - 1918. He won re-election but died two months into his second term. Created the Oregon State Defense Force during WWI to protect Oregon's war industry from striking workers. (bio by: RB) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Isabel Carpenter Withycombe (1856 - 1949)*
 
 Children:
  James Harry Withycombe (1876 - 1951)*
  Robert Withycombe (1880 - 1931)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Crest Abbey Mausoleum
Salem
Marion County
Oregon, USA
 
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Originally Created by: RB
Record added: Nov 20, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5986395
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James Withycombe
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