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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Wasco County Records Inventory

Assumed Business Names Registers

1913-1962

Series documents the registration of business names with the county clerk or recorder. Information includes assumed business name; description of business; filing date; and business owner, notary public, witness, clerk or recorder, and deputy's name. Series may also include an index arranged alphabetically by business name. Businesses which were registered were typically automotive sales, motorcycle repair, merchandise shops, butchers, and feed stores. Since 1964, assumed business names have been filed with the Secretary of State. Assumed business names have been inventoried through 1964. For more recent records, contact the Secretary of State, Business Registry Section.

Earlier assumed business names may be found in the Miscellaneous Record (Clerk and Recorder Miscellaneous Recordings).

Records at the Wasco County Courthouse, Clerk's Vault:
Assumed Business Name Record [with index], vol. 1-3, 1923-1962 (3 volumes);
Assumed Business Names [Records], 1913-1949 (.70 cu.ft.).

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