Willis Chatman Hawley

Willis Chatman Hawley

Birth
Monroe, Benton County, Oregon, USA
Death 24 Jul 1941 (aged 77)
Salem, Marion County, Oregon, USA
Burial Salem, Marion County, Oregon, USA
Memorial ID 6254243 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. After graduating from the law department of Willamette University, in 1888, he was principal of the Umpqua Academy Oregon, (1884-86) and president of the Oregon State Normal School, (1888-91). Admitted to the bar, in 1893, he practiced law, was president of Willamette University, (1893-1902) and was a member of the National Forest Reservation Commission. In 1907, he was elected as a Republican to the Sixtieth Congress and to the next twelve succeeding Congresses, serving until 1933. Defeated for re-nomination, he resumed the practice of law until his death.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Originally Created by: RB
  • Added: 12 Mar 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6254243
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Willis Chatman Hawley (5 May 1864–24 Jul 1941), Find a Grave Memorial no. 6254243, citing City View Cemetery, Salem, Marion County, Oregon, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .