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Addison Crandall Gibbs

  • Birth 9 Jul 1825 Cattaraugus County, New York, USA
  • Death 29 Dec 1886 London, City of London, Greater London, England
  • Burial Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA
  • Plot Section 9, Lot 19, Grave 8
  • Memorial ID 5954240

Oregon Governor. After finishing his law studies he went to California with the gold rush. By 1850 he was in Oregon involved in coastal timber industries near the Umpqua River. In 1853 he volunteered and fought in the Rogue River Indian War. In 1858 he returned to law, practicing in Portland, Oregon. Between 1852 - 53 he served in the Oregon Territorial Legislature. He was elected Governor of Oregon and served 1862 - 1866, followed by terms as Prosecuting Attorney and District Attorney's for the District of Oregon under President Ulysses S. Grant. Addison Gibbs died on December 29, 1886 in London, England where he had been representing American companies selling land in the United States. His remains were returned by an act of the Oregon Legislature and he was buried in Oregon in 1887.

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  • Originally Created by: RB
  • Added: 12 Nov 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5954240
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Addison Crandall Gibbs (9 Jul 1825–29 Dec 1886), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5954240, citing River View Cemetery, Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .