Saturday, December 30, 2006
Oregon Republican League: Elder Photos
Oregon Republican League:Republican League Register of Oregon, The Register Publishing Company, 1896, page 236.
CURTIS, C. J. [Editor inserted: Clarence J. Curtis], of Astoria, and editor of the Herald, as born in Berrien County, Michigan, August 20, 1853,. He came to Oregon in 1879 and located in Portland, where he remained for years. He read law in the office of Governor A.C. Gibbs, and was admitted to the bar in 1883. He went to Astoria the same year, and has since resided there, practicing law and publishing the Herald, a Republican paper. He was a delegate to the county conventions of 1884-86-99-90 and ’92, the state conventions of the same years, and the congressional convention of 1894. He was Deputy Prosecuting Attorney for eight years, and was elected City Attorney in 1890 and again in 1895. In 1894 he was elected a member of the lower house of the legislature.