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Oregon Legislators and Staff Guide


Territorial Government Legislators and Staff

Red Dot 1850 Regular Session (2nd Territorial): December 2, 1850-February 8, 1851

Council
House

This was the last session held at Oregon City. On February 1, 1851 an act was passed making Salem the seat of government of the Territory of Oregon. Yam Hill was used as two words in many of the early records. This session created Pacific County, North of Columbia River, Umpqua County, South of Benton, and Lane County.

Council

Legislator

County

District

Officers & Staff

Party*

Buck, W. W.

Clackamas

2

President

Hall, Lawrence

Washington (was Tualatin)

8


Humphries, A. L.

Benton

1


Maley, W. B.

Linn

4


McBride, James

Yamhill

9


McKean, S. T.

Clatsop, Clarke, Lewis

3


Miller, Richard

Marion

6


Parker, Samuel

Marion

5


Waymire, Fredrick

Polk

7





Buck, Heman H. - Sergeant-at-arms




Coffey, Nebuzaradan - Doorkeeper




Curry, George L. - Chief Clerk




Turner, James D. - Assistant Clerk

*no party affiliation found

 

House

Legislator

County

District

Officers & Staff

Party*

Allphine, William

Linn

7


D

Avery, J. C.

Benton

1


D

Campbell, Hector

Clackamas

5


Deady, Matthew P.

Yamhill

18


D

Gilmore, S.M.

Yamhill

17


Harding, B.F.

Marion

9


D

Holmes, H. N. V.

Polk

12


King, William M.

Washington

15


D

Matlock, W. T.

Clackamas

3


W

Parker, William

Marion

11


Payne, Aaron

Yamhill

16


Powers, Truman P.

Clackamas, Lewis & Clark

6


Shaw, William

Marion

10


Simpson, Benjamin

Clackamas

4


St. Clair, W.

Benton

2


Thorp, John

Pok

13


Walters, Elias L.

Linn

8


Wilcox, Ralph

Washington

14

Speaker




Bush, Asahel - Chief Clerk




Genois, B - Assistant Clerk




Heulat, Septimus - Doorkeeper




Holmes, William - Sergeant-at-Arms

*D = Democrat; W = Whig; no Senate party membership found

 

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