Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Oregon Republican League: History 104 Biographies

Oregon Republican League: History 104 Biographies

Every Wednesday, the Oregon Republican League will post the biographies of important figures, in the League's/State of Oregon's history. Feel free to comment or share stories of your family's Republican affiliation.

ANGELL, Homer Daniel, (1875 - 1968)

ANGELL, Homer Daniel, a Representative from Oregon; born on a farm near The Dalles, Wasco County, Oreg., January 12, 1875; attended the public schools; was graduated from the University of Oregon at Eugene in 1900 and from the law school of Columbia University, New York City, in 1903; was admitted to the New York and Oregon bars the same year and commenced practice in Portland, Oreg.; member of the State house of representatives in 1929, 1931, and 1935; served in the State senate in 1937 and 1938, resigning to become a candidate for Congress; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-sixth and to the seven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1939-January 3, 1955); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1954; retired but remained active in community activities for over a decade; died in Portland, Oreg., March 31, 1968; interment in Portland Memorial Indoor Cemetery.

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