Monday, December 11, 2006
Oregon Republican League: Elder Photos
Oregon Republican League:Republican League Register of Oregon, The Register Publishing Company, 1896, page 40.
MALLORY, HON. RUFUS, a leading attorney of Portland, was born in Coventry, New York, June 10, 1831. From 1851 to 1858 he clerked, taught school and read law at Andover, New York, and in Henry County, Iowa, when he came to Oregon. He taught school and studied law at Roseburg, was admitted to the bar in 1860, and the same year was elected District Attorney for the First District. In 1862 he was elected to the legislature. HE then settled in Salem, and was appointed Attorney of the Third District, being elected to that office in 1864. In 1886 he was elected to Congress, serving one term. In 1872 he was again elected to the legislature from Marion County, and became Speaker of the House. In 1874 he was appointed United States District Attorney, and was reappointed in 1878. In 1882 he went to India as a Special Agent of the United States Treasury Department. He has since practiced his profession in Portland, and is a member of the firm of Dolph, Mallory &Y Simon. He has been a prominent figure in Republican conventions and club meetings for more than thirty years.