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Addison Cranwick Gibbs
Birth: Jul. 9, 1825
Death: Dec. 29, 1886

Oregon Governor. After finishing his law studies he went to California with the gold rush. By 1850 he was in Oregon involved in coastal timber industries near the Umpqua River. In 1853 he volunteered and fought in the Rogue River Indian War. In 1858 he returned to law, practicing in Portland, Oregon. Between 1852 - 53 he served in the Oregon Territorial Legislature. He was elected Governor of Oregon and served 1862 - 1866, followed by terms as Prosecuting Attorney and District Attorney's for the District of Oregon under President Ulysses S. Grant. Addison Gibbs died on December 29, 1886 in London, England where he had been representing American companies selling land in the United States. His remains were returned by an act of the Oregon Legislature and he was buried in Oregon in 1887.  (bio by: RB) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Margaret M. Watkins Gibbs (1830 - 1915)*
 
 Children:
  William Watkins Gibbs (1855 - 1886)*
  Lizzie J. Gibbs Packard (1863 - 1943)*
  Charles Watkins Gibbs (1867 - 1928)*
  Kate Gibbs Muir (1870 - 1939)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
River View Cemetery
Portland
Multnomah County
Oregon, USA
 
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Originally Created by: RB
Record added: Nov 12, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5954240
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