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George Lemuel Woods
Birth: Jul. 30, 1832
Death: Jan. 7, 1890

George Woods was born in Boone Co., Missouri in 1832. He came to Oregon in 1847 and was a carpenter, gold miner, student of the law who was admitted to the Oregon Bar in 1858. One of the founders of the Republican Party in Oregon. Presidential elector for Abraham Lincoln. Served several judgeships, including Idaho Territory Supreme Court. Governor of Oregon from 1866 - 1870. Involved in the US War Department's Indian Policy formation, and the building of railroads from Oregon to California. In 1871 President Grant appointed George Woods as Governor of Utah, a position he held until 1875. He practiced law in California, Nevada and Oregon until his death in Portland, Oregon.  (bio by: RB) 
 
Burial:
River View Cemetery
Portland
Multnomah County
Oregon, USA
Plot: Section 6, lot E
 
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Originally Created by: RB
Record added: Nov 20, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5986287
George Lemuel Woods
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George Lemuel Woods
Added by: RB
 
George Lemuel Woods
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