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Rockey P. Earhart, b. 1837 Ohio to Oregon
Posted by: Tony Larson (ID *****4612) Date: April 01, 2006 at 08:00:50
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Oregon Republican League:

Republican League Register of Oregon, The Register Publishing Company, 1896, page 204.

EARHART, HON. ROCKEY P., deceased, was born in Franklin County, Ohio, June 23, 1837, and came to Oregon in 1855. For several years he was in the Quartermaster’s Department of the army. He was then in business in Yamhill and Polk Counties, and Indian Agent at Warm Springs Agency, Special Indian Agent, etc., until 1868. He was then in business in Salem till 1872, being elected to the legislature in 1870. From 1872 to 1874 he was in the business office of the Portland Bulletin, and from 1874 to 1878 was Chief Clerk in the Surveyor General’s office. He was elected Secretary of State in 1878, and for a second term in 182. From 1885 to 1887 he was Adjutant General, and in 1888 was elected to the legislature from Multnomah County. Mr. Earhart died in Portland about four years ago. He was one of the most prominent Masons on the Pacific Coast.

-Tony Larson

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