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Oregon Legislators and Staff Guide


Jason Lee

Jason Lee

Pre-Provisional Government Legislators and Staff

1841 Meetings1: February 17-18, June 1

This was the first committee chosen for the framing of a constitution and code of laws for the area of country known as Oregon. These members were chosen at a meeting of the inhabitants of the Willamette Valley held at the American Mission House, First Methodist Mission (10 miles below Salem on the Willamette River) in February and at the new building, near the Catholic church at St. Paul, on June 1.2

See - History of the Oregon Legislative Assembly, Provisional Legislature

 

 


Committee Members

Party

Committee Officers

Blanchet, Rev. F. N.


member on February 18; resigned on June 1

Bailey, Dr.

chosen member on June 1

Charlevon, Mr.



Donpierre, David



Hines, Gustavus

Secretary

Johnson, William



Lee, Rev. Jason


chosen Chairman on February 17

Lucier, Etienne



Moore, Robert

Democrat


Parrish, Rev. J. L.





Leslie, David - chosen Chairman on February 18



Smith, Sidney - Secretary

1Grover, La Fayette. The Oregon Archives, including the Journals, Governor's Messages and Public Papers of Oregon,... Asahel Bush, Public Printer, 1853.

Duniway, David C. and Neil R. Riggs. "The Oregon Archives, 1841 - 1843." Oregon Historical Quarterly Vol. LX, No. 2 (June 1959): 211-280.

2Dobbs, Caroline C. Men of Champoeg. Emerald Valley Craftsmen, Cottage Grove, Oregon, Reprinted 1975.

Munnick, Harriet Duncan. Catholic Church Records of the Pacific Northwest: St. Paul, Oregon 1839-1898, xix. Binford & Mort, Thomas Binford, Publisher, 1979.

 

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