Friday, December 29, 2006

Oregon Republican League: Elder Photos

Oregon Republican League:Republican League Register of Oregon, The Register Publishing Company, 1896, page 158.

YATES, W. E. [Editor inserted: William E. Yates], an attorney of Corvallis, was born in Linn County, Oregon, December 24, 1856, and has lived near Corvallis continuously. He graduated from the Agricultural College in 1880 and taught school till 1890, when he was admitted to the bar and has since practiced law at Corvallis. He was appointed a member of the Board of Regents of the Agricultural College and elected secretary. In 1882 he was elected Superintendent of Schools of Benton County, and was again elected in 1888. He has several times been a delegate to the county convention, was a delegate to the league in 1895 and 1896, and is President of the Corvallis Club. Mr. Yates is now the nominee for District Attorney of the second district.

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