Thursday, December 28, 2006

Oregon Republican League: Elder Photos

Oregon Republican League:Republican League Register of Oregon, The Register Publishing Company, 1896, page 128.

CROASMAN, A.B. [Editor inserted: Allen B. Croasman], a merchant of Portland, was born in Pennsylvania in 1846, and came to Oregon at the age of eighteen, settling in Salem, where he engaged in mercantile pursuits till he moved to Portland a few years ago. He was Postmaster of Salem for a time. He has taken a continuously active part in political matters, and has been a delegate to league meetings and nominating conventions regularly, and a member of central committees. In 1895 he was appointed Police Commissioner of Portland.

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