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George Earle Chamberlain, Jr
Birth: Jan. 1, 1854
Natchez
Adams County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Jul. 9, 1928
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

Oregon Governor, US Senator. A graduate of Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia, he trained in the law, he moved to Oregon in 1872 to teach. During the conflicts with Native Americans in eastern Oregon he served in the "Linn County Rifles", a volunteer militia group who were sent to combat them. Active in Oregon Democratic politics, he served as the state's Attorney General before he was elected Governor of Oregon in 1902. He served two terms, supporting causes such as the initiative and referendum amendments, and protection of the salmon industry through open and closed fishing seasons. He resigned in 1909, having been elected as a Democratic Senator from Oregon to the United States Senate. In that post he helped devise the World War I Selective Service Draft and developed food control procedures. He served from 1909 until 1921, when he was defeated to re-election by Senator Robert Nelson Stanfield. He practiced law in Washington, DC until his death in 1928. (bio by: RB) 
 
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  Sallie Welsh Chamberlain (1856 - 1925)*
  Caralyn B Skiff Chamberlain (1876 - 1936)*
 
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Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 2, Site 3502
 
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Record added: Jun 07, 1999
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George Earle Chamberlain, Jr
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