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 Edward Vivian Robertson

Edward Vivian Robertson

Birth
Cardiff, Wales
Death 15 Apr 1963 (aged 81)
Pendleton, Umatilla County, Oregon, USA
Burial Baker City, Baker County, Oregon, USA
Memorial ID 7437048 · View Source
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US Senator. He served in the United States Senate from the state of Wyoming from January 3, 1943 to January 3, 1949. He served in the Third Battalion of the Welsh Regiment during the Boer War from 1899 to 1902. After his military service, he worked in mechanical and electric power engineering before immigrating to the United States in 1912. He settled in Wyoming and later raised livestock and worked in the mercantile business in Cody, Wyoming. In 1942, he ran, as a Republican, for the United States Senate against incumbent Democratic Sen. Henry H. Schwartz and was successful in the November general election. He served one term in the Senate before losing his re-election to Democratic Gov. Lester C. Hunt in 1948. After his loss, he retired from politics and first settled in Cody before moving to Pendleton, Oregon in 1958.

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  • Originally Created by: Marko
  • Added: 13 May 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7437048
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edward Vivian Robertson (27 May 1881–15 Apr 1963), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7437048, citing Mount Hope Cemetery, Baker City, Baker County, Oregon, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .