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Judge Walter Sylvester Hufford

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Judge Walter Sylvester Hufford

Birth
Charleston, Lee County, Iowa, USA
Death 19 May 1931 (aged 77)
Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA
Burial Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA
Memorial ID 55553598 View Source
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Corvallis County District Attorney
Corvallis County Judge

Son of David HUFFORD and Mary MORRIS.

Married Martha M. GRAHAM in 1876. Four children: Edwin Joseph, Walter Graham, Jessie, and Bessie K. Martha died before 1920, and Walter 2ndly married Mary H. (last name unknown).

From Republican League Register of Oregon, 1896, at page 158:
Walter S. Hufford, of Corvallis, was born at Charleston, Lee County, Iowa, September 7, 1853, and came to Oregon in 1873, locating near Albany. He studied law in Corvallis, and was admitted to the bar in December 16, 1875. He engaged in farming five years, and has been in active practice of his profession sixteen years. He has been a delegate to nearly all county conventions since 1874, to the state conventions of 1890 and 1892, and the league in 1896. He was elected City Recorder of Corvallis in 1882, 1883, 1884, 1885; was nominated District Attorney in 1888, and was elected County Judge in 1892 and 1894."

Death notice from Oregonian newspaper: May 22, 1931:
Masonic Lodge No. 114, A.F. and A.M. -- Special communication today (Friday) at 1:45 P.M. to conduct the funeral services of our late Brother Walter S. Hufford. Services at 2:30 P.M. at Finley's Chapel, Fifth and Montgomery, with Masonic services at Riverview Cemetery, Visiting brethren welcome. Please bring autos.

1909 HUFFORD FAMILY HISTORY: page 264


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