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Ford Quint Elvidge

Ford Quint Elvidge, former governor of Guam. Bar: Washington 1918.


  • Elvidge, Ford Quint was born on November 30, 1892 in Oakland, California, United States. Son of Fred H. and Cora A. (Quint) Elvidge.

  • Education

    • Studied law, Vancouver, British Columbia and University Washington.


    • Practice, Seattle, from 1919. Member firm Elvidge, Watt, Veblen & Tewell. Apprd. special assistant to attorney general State of Washington, 1949.

      Governor of Guam, 1953-1956.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Washington 1918.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Congregationalist


    Active in civic work, Seattle. Lieutenant infantry United States Army, 1918-1919. Member Seattle Bar Association (president 1941), Washington State Bar Association (governor 1943-1946), American Bar Association, English-Speaking Union (past president), University Washington Law School Alumni Association (past president), American Legion, Rainer Club, College Club (past president), Masons (33 degree), Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Phi Delta Phi.


    • Married Anita Emily Miller, 1918. Children: Marthanna (Mistress John Veblen), Robert, Carolyn Eaton.
    • father: Fred H. Elvidge
    • mother: Cora A. (Quint) Elvidge
    • spouse: Anita Emily Miller
    • children: Marthanna Elvidge (Mistress John Veblen)
    • Robert Elvidge
    • Carolyn Eaton Elvidge
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    Born November 30, 1892
    • 1949
      apprd. special assistant, to attorney general State of Washington
    • 1953 - 1956
      governor of Guam