Biographical Sketch of Levi Anderson

Levi Anderson


Levi Anderson
Born 1818
Died 1881
Washington County delegate

Levi Anderson was born in Hardin County, Kentucky. He came to Oregon in 1852 and settled in Washington County where he farmed a 160 acre donation land claim.

He was elected to represent Washington County at the Constitutional Convention and was identified as a free state delegate. He served as a member of the Committee on Boundaries. Anderson voted against final adoption of the Constitution.

In later life Anderson moved to Grant County where he died on May 30, 1881. He is buried in the Prairie City Cemetery.

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