|Oregon State Treasurer|
July 9, 1987 –January 4, 1993
|Governor|| Neil Goldschmidt |
|Preceded by||Bill Rutherford (R)|
|Succeeded by||Jim Hill (D)|
|Member of the Oregon Senate |
from the 15th district
|Succeeded by||Jim Bunn|
|Member of the OregonHouseofRepresentatives |
from the 29th district
|Preceded by||Harold V. Lewis|
|Succeeded by||Stan Bunn|
|Born||March 18, 1939|
Portland, Oregon, U.S.
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