Friday, December 29, 2006

Oregon Republican League: Elder Photos

Oregon Republican League:Republican League Register of Oregon, The Register Publishing Company, 1896, page 194.

TOOZE WALTER L, of Woodburn, was born in Pittsfield, Lorain County, Ohio, November 25, 1860, and came to Oregon in 1877. He cleared two years, taught school in Washington county five years, was in mercantile business in Butteville two years, and in 1886 embarked in businesses in Woodburn, where he is known as the “Produce and Merchandise King of French Prairie.” He is an ardent and hard-working Republican. He was a delegate to the county conventions of 1892 and 1894, and chairman of the former; a delegate to the league in 1895 and 1896, acting as assistant secretary of the latter and a delegate to the National League in 1894, being made the member for Oregon of the national executive committee. In 1894 he made fully fifty speeches in the campaign.

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