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Ernest LISTER

Education

  • ed. common schs.

    business coll

Career

  • As governor he was committed to agricultural assistance, irrigation and reclamation projects, and vetoed legislation that would have denied civil rights to radical members of the International Workers of the World. He became the third governor to die in office, along with John R. Rogers and Samuel Goodlove Cosgrove. He died at Seattle's Swedish Hospital, one day shy of his 49th birthday as a result of heart and kidney disease. He was succeeded in office by Louis F. Hart.

    Methodist. Mason. Home: Olympia, Wash

Major achievements

  • began his early career as an iron molder in his brother's factory, and worked in the real estate and insurance fields before becoming interested in politics

Politics

Party affiliation: Democratic Party

Religion

Denomination: Roman Catholic

Membership

  • Charter Revision Commission,
    1910

Personality

Interests

Artists: Salvador Dali

Sport & Clubs: Football

Connections

  • father: Jeremiah
  • mother: Ellen (Hey)
  • Wife: Alma
Ernest LISTER
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Died June 14, 1918
(aged 47)
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