Tuesday, December 26, 2006

Oregon Republican League: Elder Photos

Oregon Republican League:Republican League Register of Oregon, The Register Publishing Company, 1896, page 78.

DAVEY, FRANK, of the Salem Statesman, was born in Ireland August 18, 1850, and came to the United States at the age of seventeen. He clerked in a store in Keokuk, Iowa, till 1871, and then taught school in Emmet County, where he was elected County Superintendent of Schools for two terms of four years, County Auditor four years, and County Surveyor two years. From 1876 to 1882 he was proprietor and editor of the Northern Vindicator. In 1880 he was admitted to the bar. In 1886 he came to Oregon. For a time he was connected with the Portland World, and in 1889 became city editor of the Salem Statesman. In 1890 he became city editor of the Capital Journal, and later manager of the Keeley Institute. Since 1894 he has been on the staff of the Salem Statesman. Mr. Davey is an active Republican and a vigorous campaign speaker. In 1891 he was journal clerk of the legislature. In 1894 he was elected a member of the executive committee of the State league for two years. He is now secretary of the Marion County central committee.

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