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Elmo Smith

Elmo SmithAKA Elmo Everett Smith

Born: 19-Nov-1909
Birthplace: Grand Junction, CO
Died: 15-Jul-1968
Location of death: Albany, OR
Cause of death: Cancer - unspecified
Remains: Buried, Willamette Memorial Park Mausoleum, Albany, OR

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Publisher, Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Oregon, 1956-57

Military service: US Navy (WWII, Lt.)

Became Governor upon the death of Gov. Paul L. Patterson.

Father: Wilmer E. Smith (d. 1919)
Mother: Katie Mohler
Wife: Dorothy (one son, one daughter)
Son: Denny Smith (US Congressman, b. 19-Jan-1938)
Daughter: Janice

    University: BA History, Albertson College of Idaho (1932)

    Albany Democrat-Herald Owner/Publisher (1957-62)
    Governor of Oregon (1956-57)
    Oregon State Senate (1949-56)
    Blue Mountain Eagle Owner (1948-68), Publisher (1948-56)
    Mayor Ontario, OR (1940-43)
    Eastern Oregon Observer Founder/Publisher (1936-46)

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