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Alfred Evan REAMES

(1870-1943)
Senate Years of Service:
1938-1938
Party:
Democrat

REAMES, Alfred Evan, a Senator from Oregon; born in Jacksonville, Jackson County, Oreg., February 5, 1870; attended the public schools, the University of the Pacific, San Jose, Calif., and the University of Oregon at Eugene; graduated from the law department of Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Va., in 1893; admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Eugene, Oreg., and in various places in the State; served as district attorney of Jackson, Josephine, Klamath, and Lake Counties, Oreg., 1900-1908; returned to Medford, Oreg., in 1908 and continued the practice of law; also engaged in mining and became part owner of the Deep Gravel Mining Co.; president, Three Pines Timber Co.; appointed on February 1, 1938, as a Democrat to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Frederick Steiwer and served from February 1, 1938, to November 8, 1938, when a successor was elected; was not a candidate for election in 1938 to fill the vacancy; resumed the practice of law; died in Medford, Oreg., on March 4, 1943; interment in Siskiyou Memorial Park.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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