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From: "Stanley R. Clarke" <>
Subject: Re: [GFO] Lookup, please
Date: Sat, 29 May 2004 08:42:53 -0700
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wrote:

>Hi:
>
>If anyone has access to the 1910 and 1920 census, I would appreciate a
>lookup. Did Oregon have a census in-between those dates?
>
>I am tying to help (free) a fellow from Denmark locate a cousin who
>immigrated to Oregon around 1915. We know he was in Portland 1918-1920 (perhaps sooner
>and later), as he wrote letters to family from and about Portland. I have
>checked the Polk's Portland Directories in the main Multnomah County library
>(1915-1936), but I cannot find him listed.
>
> This is what I know from his letters:
>
>Herman Oluf Hansen (no mention of a wife)
>B. Denmark
>Built houses in NW Portland (built one for a newspaper editor - no name - in
>1919)
>Worked for a time at a shipyard, satisfying draft status (per one letter)
>Lived at 284 NW 23rd Street (I located and photographed this bldg).
>Also lived at 148 East Third Street (I drove there, but it is now the ramp
>going to the freeway behind the Rose Center.)
>
>Thanks for any help.
>
>Judy Roberts
>Portland, OR
>
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It seems to me that is about the time period of the building of the
Pittock Mansion. Check with the records of the workers on it. It was
built for a newspaper editor.

Stan




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