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Osborne Russell

Osborne Russell
Second Executive Committee
In office
1844–1845
Preceded by First Executive Committee
Succeeded by George Abernethy
Constituency Oregon Country
Personal details
Born 1814
Maine
Died 1892

Osborne Russell (1814–1892) was a mountain man and politician who helped form the government of the U.S. state of Oregon. He was born in Maine.[1]

Russell first came to the


Preceded by
First Executive Committee

with Alanson Beers
David Hill
Joseph Gale
Second Executive Committee
Provisional Government of Oregon

1844-1845
with William J. Bailey
Peter G. Stewart
Succeeded by
Governor of Provisional Government
George Abernethy

External links

  1. ^ a b c Cogswell, Jr., Philip (1977). Capitol Names: Individuals Woven Into Oregon's History. Portland, Oregon:  
  2. ^ "Oregon Supreme Court Justices".  
  3. ^ Haines, Aubrey L. (1996). Yellowstone Place Names-Mirrors of History. Niwot, Colorado:  
  4. ^ Russell, Osborne (1921). Journal of a Trapper: Nine Years in the Rocky Mountains (1834-1843). Boise, Idaho: Symes-York Company. p. 31. 

References

  • Russell, Osborne and Aubrey L. Haines. Journal of a Trapper: In the Rocky Mountains Between 1834 and 1843; Comprising a General Description of the Country, Climate, Rivers, Lakes ISBN 1-58976-052-2

Works

Although not published until well after the establishment of Yellowstone National Park, Osborne's Journal of a Trapper contains an early description of the Lamar Valley or Osborne's Secluded Valley in Yellowstone.[3][4]

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