Frank Williamson Benson Edit Profile
Bachelor of Arts, University of the Pacific, 1877, A.M., 1886.
Taught school, Douglas Company, Oregon, 1880-1882. Company superintendent schools, Douglas Company, 1882-1886. Deputy co clerk, Douglas Company, 1888-1892, company clerk, 1892-1896.
Admitted to bar, 1896. Practiced law, Roseburg, 1896-1906. Secretary of state of Oregon, January 1, 1907-March 1, 1909, and ex-officio lieutenant governor.
Became governor upon resignation of Governor George E. Cnamberlain, March, 1909. Term expires, January, 1911.
All human life is created by God and therefore is significant and valuable. When governments implement the capital punishment, then the life of the convicted is devalued and all possibilities of change education.
Married Harriet Rush Benjamin, November 4, 1883.