Thursday, December 28, 2006
Oregon Republican League: Elder Photos
Oregon Republican League:Republican League Register of Oregon, The Register Publishing Company, 1896, page 130.
KINCAID, HON. HARRISON R., Secretary of State and editor of the Oregon State Journal, was born near Indianapolis, Indiana, January 3, 1836. He lived and worked on a farm, and in 1853 came to Oregon, settling near Eugene, where he has ever since resided. He worked on the farm and in the mines and ranches Southern Oregon, Northern California, and Central California, and attended Columbia College, until he began to learn the printer’s trade in the office of the People’s Press, at Eugene, in 1860. He subsequently worked as printer and editor on the State Republican and Union Crusader, of Eugene, and March 12, 1864, founded the Oregon State Journal, which he has edited continuously for thirty-two years. During that period he was has discussed all the political issues of the times. He served as Clerk in the United States Senate eleven years, ending in 1879, editing his paper by mail and sending Washington correspondence to other papers. He was a delegate to the Republican national conventions. In 1870 he was honored with the nomination for Senate Printer, but the whole state ticket was defeated. In 1894 Mr. Kincaid was nominated and elected Secretary of State.