Tuesday, December 26, 2006

Oregon Republican League: Elder Photos

Oregon Republican League:Republican League Register of Oregon, The Register Publishing Company, 1896, page 118.

HAWLEY, J. H. [Editor inserted: John H. Hawley], of Monmouth, was born London, Ontario, March 10, 1835, and came to Oregon in 1844, locating in Yamhill County. At the age of twenty-one he moved to Polk County, and has lived there ever since, except one year in Salem. For twenty-four years he engaged in farming and ten years in general merchandising. He is now president of the Polk County Bank, at Mon mouth. Mr. Hawley has been a constant Republican worker and a delegate to county and state conventions since 1860. He was a Justice of the Peace from 1860 to 1870, a nominee for the legislature in 1866, 1882, 1886, being elected in 1882. He was a delegate to the club conventions of 1895 and 1896, and has done a great deal of campaign speaking.

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