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William Paine Lord
Birth: Jul. 20, 1838
Death: Feb. 17, 1911

Oregon Governor He was born in Dover, Delaware in 1838. After graduating law school in 1860 he enlisted in the Union Army serving for Delaware. After the war, he again served in the military in California, Washington and Alaska. When Alaska was purchased in 1867 it was William Lord who led the Army to Sitka to take formal possession. In 1868 Lord moved to Oregon to practice law and politics. He served as Oregon Supreme Court Justice, as State Senator, and Governor of Oregon from 1895 - 1899. In 1899 he was appointed United States Minister to Argentina, and returned to Oregon in 1902. In 1910 his codifed version of Oregon's Laws was published as "Lord's Oregon Laws". William Paine Lord died in a San Francisco hospital, and was buried in Salem, Oregon. (bio by: RB) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Juliet Montague Lord (1844 - 1924)*
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth B Lord (1887 - 1976)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Crest Abbey Mausoleum
Salem
Marion County
Oregon, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: RB
Record added: Nov 20, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5986400
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William Paine Lord
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Thank you for your service to our country and to our state.
- Twila
 Added: Jul. 12, 2011
Thanks for your service sir!!!!
- karl anglin
 Added: Nov. 16, 2010

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