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James John
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Birth: 1809, USA
Death: 1886
Portland
Multnomah County
Oregon, USA

James John is the founding father of St. Johns the small city that was located on his Land Claim property in North Portland. He donated the land that houses the elementary school (James John) named after him, and also the Library across the street. He and his wife died childless, so it was his hope that all children would benefit. Portland the city eventually annexed St. John's abt. 1936 but today many of the businesses still have the name sake in their titles, and the school and library still remain a testament of his love of children and education. 
 
Burial:
Historic Columbian Cemetery
Portland
Multnomah County
Oregon, USA
 
Created by: Anna Hillman-Killian
Record added: Sep 01, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 5048404
James John
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James John
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James John
Added by: Anna Hillman-Killian
 
 
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James "Jimmy" John Pioneer Of 1842 Died May 29, 1886 And Was Buried In Love (Columbia) Cemetery In A Grave Which Was Unmarked For Many Years.
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