Wednesday, November 28, 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.

STOCKMAN, Lowell, (1901 - 1962)

STOCKMAN, Lowell, a Representative from Oregon; born on a farm near Helix, Umatilla County, Oreg., April 12, 1901; attended the public schools at Pendleton, Oreg.; was graduated from Oregon State University at Corvallis in 1922; engaged in agricultural pursuits in 1922; member of the Pendleton School Board and the Oregon Liquor Control Commission; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-eighth and to the four succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1943-January 3, 1953); was not a candidate for renomination in 1952; resumed farming until 1959; member of the Theodore Roosevelt Centennial Commission, 1956-1959; vice president of Oregon Fiber Products, Inc., and treasurer of Pilot Rock Lumber Co.; moved to Bellevue, Wash., in 1959 and operated a trailer court until his death August 9, 1962; interment on University of Washington property near Pack Forest, Wash.

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