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Sundeleaf, Richard, 1900-1987

  • n88156446
  • Person
  • 1900-1987

Richard Wilhelm Sundeleaf (1900-1987) was born in Portland, Oregon. He was an architect. He worked on the Historic American Buildings Survey during the Great Depression. Among the buildings he designed are several on the National Register of Historic Places.

Neuberger, Maurine B. (Maurine Brown), 1907-2000

  • n88172787
  • Person
  • 1907-2000

Maurine Brown Neuberger (1907-2000) represented Multnomah County in the Oregon House of Representatives 1951, 1953, 1955; represented Oregon in the United States Senate 1960-64.

Jones, Richard H. (Richard Hutton), 1914-1998

  • n88205127
  • Person
  • 1914-1998

Dr. Richard Hutton Jones (1914-1998) was a professor of history at Reed College, 1941-1982, specializing in medieval and constitutional history. He was active in Republican politics in Colorado and Oregon. He served as campaign chairman for Mark Hatfield in 1958, 1966, 1978, 1984 and Tom McCall in 1964.

Weed, Charles L.

  • n88654499
  • Person
  • 1824-1903

Born 17 July 1824; died 31 August 1903. In 1857, Weed began his photographic career in Sacramento, California, working as a camera operator for the daguerreotype studio of George W. Watson. In 1858, he joined R.H. Vance as manager of Vance's Sacramento photography gallery. Soon the firm was renamed Vance & Weed and another studio was opened in San Francisco, California. In 1864, Weed took over the San Francisco business. In 1859, he moved to San Francisco, California and photographed at Yosemite National Park for the first time. In 1860, Weed travelled to Hong Kong and the Far East. He established the firm Weed & Howard in Hong Kong. Weed travelled to Nevada, United States, in 1861-1862 to photograph mining operations. In 1865, he established the photographic studio Weed Brothers in Honolulu, Hawaii. In 1865-1866, Weed returned to Hong Kong. In the 1880s, Weed was working as a photoengraver.

Osho, 1931-1990

  • n89145900
  • Person
  • 1931-12-11 - 1990-01-19

Osho Rajneesh (born Dec. 11, 1931; died Jan. 19, 1990) was a Indian spiritual leader whose teachings achieved recognition internationally. The name he adopted in 1988, Osho, is a Buddhist honorific which translates as, "one upon whom the heavens shower flowers."

Long, William Rudolf, 1952-

  • n89612315
  • Person
  • 1952-

William "Bill" Rudolf Long (1952- ) is a lawyer and author in Portland, Oregon.

Thornton, Robert Y.

  • n91031914
  • Person
  • 1910-2003

Robert Y. Thornton (1910-2003) was born in Portland, Oregon. He represented Tillamook County in the Oregon House of Representatives 1951; served as Attorney General for Oregon 1953-67.

Morgan, Howard, 1914-

  • n91098376
  • Person
  • 1914-2012

Howard Morgan (1914-2012) served in the Navy during WWII. He represented Clackamas and Multnomah counties in the Oregon House of Representatives in 1949, was Chairman of the Democratic Party of Oregon in 1955, was Oregon Public Utility Commissioner from 1957-1959, and also a member of the Federal Power Commission in 1961.

Kinnard, Rupert, 1954-

  • n91125649
  • Person
  • 1954-

Rupert Kinnard (b. 1954) is a cartoonist/graphic designer who has been involved with the gay community in Portland through working at Just Out and also nationally with his comic strips that take a humorous slant on the issues of gay people of color and other marginalized communities.

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