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ANGELL, Homer Daniel

ANGELL, Homer Daniel
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
1875–1968

Biography

ANGELL, Homer Daniel, a Representative from Oregon; born on a farm near The Dalles, Wasco County, Oreg., January 12, 1875; attended the public schools; was graduated from the University of Oregon at Eugene in 1900 and from the law school of Columbia University, New York City, in 1903; was admitted to the New York and Oregon bars the same year and commenced practice in Portland, Oreg.; member of the State house of representatives in 1929, 1931, and 1935; served in the State senate in 1937 and 1938, resigning to become a candidate for Congress; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-sixth and to the seven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1939-January 3, 1955); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1954; retired but remained active in community activities for over a decade; died in Portland, Oreg., March 31, 1968; interment in Portland Memorial Indoor Cemetery.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

Oregon Historical Society

Portland, OR
Papers: In the Elmer Perry Dodd papers, 1900-1957, 3 feet. Correspondents include Homer Angell.
Photographs: In the Tom Lawson McCall Photographs Collection [graphic], ca. 1905-1984. Persons represented include Homer Angell.
Papers: In the Hector McPherson papers, 1919-1939, 3 boxes. Persons represented include Homer Angell.
Photographs: In the Oregon Territorial Centennial celebration photograph album [graphic], 1948-1949, 0.14 cubic foot. Persons represented include Homer Angell.
Papers: In the Railway Mail Association, Portland Branch records, 1907-1946, 0.7 cubic foot. Persons represented include Homer Angell.
Papers: In the Oswald West papers, 1895-1960, 1 box. Persons represented include Homer Angell.

University of Oregon Library
Special Collections and University Archives

Eugene, OR
Papers: 1939-1955,17.25 linear feet. The papers of Homer Angell are arranged by series: Administrative Files, Departmental Files, Legislative Files, Bill Files, and Speech Files. Also included are over 7,000 letters of correspondence. Most of the files prior to 1946 were destroyed by Congressman Angell in 1950.
Papers: In the Richard Shore Smith correspondence, 1932-1936. 86 items.
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