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CHAPTER XVIII.

Men of Portland.

AS a fitting and even necessary part of the present History of Portland, biographical sketches of a number of the men prominent in the founding and building of the city and in the conduct of business and affairs at Portland, are given in the succeeding pages:

[note: these names are presented in alphabetical order, rather than the order in which they are presented in the book. These pages were translated with OCR software, so please forgive any mis-translations!]

Biographical Sketches of Prominent Citizens

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Alisky, Charles : born 6 Oct 1840 near Frankfort-on-the-Main, Germany. Pioneer of 1863.

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Bellinger, Charles B. : born 21 Nov 1839 in Maquon, Knox County, Illinois. Pioneer of 1848.

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Brant, John : born 4 Jul 1828 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. To Portland in 1872.

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Bronough, Earl C. : born 4 Mar 1831 in Abingdon, Virginia. Pioneer of 1882.

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Chapman, Col. William Williams : born 11 Aug 1808 Clarksburg, Virginia. Pioneer of 1847.

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Corbett, Henry Winslow : born 18 Feb 1827, Westborough, Massachusetts. Pioneer of 181.

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Coulter, Samuel : born 20 Aug 1832 in Tyler County, Virginia. Pioneer of 1850.

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Deady, Matthew P. : born 12 May 1824 near Easton, Talbot County, Maryland. Pioneer of 1849.

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Dekum, Frank : born 5 Nov 1829 in Bavaria, Germany. Pioneer of 1853.

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DeLashmutt, Van B. : born 27 Jul 1842 at Burlington, Iowa. Pioneer of 1852.

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Dodd, Charles H. : born 26 Feb 1838 in New York City. Pioneer of 1866.

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Dolph, Cyrus A. : born

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Dudley, William Lincoln : born 29 Jun 1864 at Yreka, California. Pioneer of 1868.

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Durand, Ezra : born 8 Mar 1833 in Seneca Falls, New York. Came to Portland in 1882.

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Earhart, Rockey P. : born 23 Jun 1837 in Franklin County, Ohio. Pioneer of 1855.

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Failing, Henry : born 17 Jan 1834 in New York City. Pioneer of 1851.

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Fleischner, Lewis : born 1829 in Vogelgesang, Bohemia. Pioneer of 1852.

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Gill, Joseph K. : born 1841 in Yorkshire, England. Pioneer of 1864.

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Glisan, Dr. Rodney : born 29 Jan 1827 in Linganore, Frederick County, Maryland. Pioneer of 1861.

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Green, Henry D. : born 16 Oct 1825 in Tompkins County, New York. Pioneer of 1853.

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Hawthorne, Dr. J. C. : born 12 Mar 1819 in Mercer County, Pennsylvania. Pioneer of 1857.

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Henrichsen, Lars C. : born 1839 in Denmark. Pioneer of 1860.

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Hirsch, Solomon : born 25 Mar 1839 in Wurtemberg, Germany. Pioneer of 1858.

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Holman, James Duval : born 18 Aug 1814 in Woodford County, Kentucky. Pioneer of 1846.

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Holmes, Thomas J. : born 3 Mar 1819 in Diss, Norfolk, England. Pioneer of 1850.

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Jeffery, Edward James : born 23 Apr 1835 in Oneida County, New York. Pioneer of

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Johnson, A. H. : born 1830 in London, England. Pioneer of 1852.

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Jones, Dr. Henry E. : born 1837 in Steuben, Oneida County, New York. Pioneer of 1873.

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Kamm, Joseph : born 12 Dec 1823 in Switzerland. Pioneer of 1850.

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Kelly, James K. : born 1819 in Center County, Pennsylvania. Pioneer of 1851.

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Killin, Benton : born 5 Aug 1842 in Des Moines, Iowa. Pioneer of 1847.

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Klosterman, John : born 1840 in Hoya, Prussia. Pioneer of 1868.

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Ladd, W. S. : born 10 Oct 1826 in Holland, Vermont. Pioneer of 1851.

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Lotan, James : born 1843 in Paterson, New Jersey. Pioneer of 1865.

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Lownsdale, Daniel H. : born 8 Apr 1808, Mason County, Kentucky. Pioneer of 1845.

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Lownsdale, J. P. O. : born 1 Jan 1830 in Princeton, Gibson County, Indiana. Pioneer of 1851.

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Mackenzie, Dr. Kenneth A. J. : born 13 Jan 1859 at Cumberland House, Manitoba, Canada.

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Macleay, Donald : born Aug 1834 in Leckmelm, Ross, Scotland. Pioneer of 1866.

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Mallory, Rufus : born 10 Jun 1831 in Coventry, Chenango County, New York. Pioneer of 1859.

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Markle, George B. : born 7 Oct 1857 at Hazleton, Lucerne County, Pennsylvania. Came to Portland in 1886.

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Marquam, P. A. : born 28 Feb 1823 in Baltimore, Maryland. Pioneer of 1851.

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Mitchell, John H. : born 22 Jun 1835 in Washington County, Pennsylvania. Pioneer of 1860.

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Montgomery, J. B. : born 6 Dec 1832 at Montgomery’s Ferry, Pennsylvania. Pioneer of 1871.

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Moreland, J. C. : born 10 Jun 1844 in Tennessee. Pioneer of 1852.

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Morey, Parker Farnsworth : born 16 Oct 1847 at Calais, Maine. Came to Portland about 1876.

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Mulkey, Marion Francis : born 14 Nov 1836 in Johnson County, Missouri. Pioneer of 1846.

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Noon, William C. : born 1835 in Leicester, England. Pioneer of 1862.

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Northrup, Edward James : born 4 July 1834 in Albany, New York. Pioneer of 1852.

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Northup, Henry H. : born 27 Feb 1839 in Berkshire, Massachusetts. Pioneer of 1871.

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Oatman, Harrison B. : born 25 Feb 1826 in Courtland County, New York. Pioneer of 1853.

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Reed, S. G. : born 23 Apr 1830 at East Abington, Massachusetts. Pioneer of 1852.

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Reid, William : born 22 Nov 1841 in Glasgow, Scotland. Pioneer of 1874.

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Saylor, Dr. William H. : born 17 Aug 1843 in Wapello County, Iowa. Pioneer of 1852.

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Scott, Harvey W. : born 1 Feb 1838 in Tazewell County, Illinois. Pioneer of 1852.

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Shattuck, Erasmus D. : born 31 Dec 1824 in Bakersfield, Franklin County, Vermont. Pioneer of 1853.

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Smith, Joseph Schoewalter : born 20 Jun 1824 in Fayette County, Pennsylvania; died 1884. Pioneer of 1845.

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Smith, Charles J. : born 13 Mar 1854 in Nicholasville, Kentucky. Came to Portland in 1880.

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Spaulding, William Wallace : born 1839 in Chelmsford, Massachusetts. Pioneer of 1863.

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Staver, George W. : born 18 Nov 1836 in Brush Valley, Center County, Pennsylvania. Came to Oregon in 1879.

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Steel, George A. : born 22 Apr 1846 in Stafford, Ohio. Pioneer of 1862.

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Steel, James : born 20 Sep 1834 at Woodsfield, Monroe County, Ohio; died in 1881. Pioneer of 1862.

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Strong, William : born 15 Jul 1817, St. Albans, Vermont. Pioneer of 1850.

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Strowbridge, Joseph Alfred : born 1835 in Montour County, Pennsylvania. Pioneer of 1852.

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Thayer, William Wallace : born 15 Jul 1827, Lima, Livingston County, New York. Pioneer of 1862.

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Therkelsen, Lauritz Walse : born 1842 twelve miles east of Copenhagen, Denmark. Pioneer of 1871.

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Thompson, H. Y. : born 4 Jun 1845 in Senecaville, Guernsey County, Ohio. Pioneer of 1862.

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Weinhard, Henry : born 18 Feb 1830 in Wurtemberg, Germany. Pioneer of 1857.

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Whalley, John William : born 28 Apr 1833 in England. Came to Portland in 1868.

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Wiberg, Charles M. : born 1820 in Norkoping, Sweden. Pioneer of 1852.

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Williams, George H. : born 26 Mar 1823 in New Lebanon, Columbia County, New York. Pioneer of 1857.

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Williams, Richard : born 15 Nov 1836 in Ohio. Pioneer of 1851.

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Woodward, John Henry : born 9 Feb 1836 in Tompkins, Schuyler County, New York. Pioneer of 1871.

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Woodward, Tyler : born 1835 in Hartland, Windsor County, Vermont. Pioneer of 1862.

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Zan, Frank : born 1851 in Stavigrard, Dalmatia. Pioneer of 1870.

 

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