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politician , member of the Oregon House of Representatives , member of the State Senate of Oregon

George Eugene Trahern, American real estate appraiser and owner. Recipient 3 Quality Dealer awards Chrysler Corporation, 1961, 62, 64, Merit award International Harvester, Inc., 1964, Pentastar Club award Chrysler Corporation, 1986.


Trahern, George Eugene was born on June 29, 1936 in Grants Pass, Oregon, United States. Son of Eugene Goodyear and Lela Marie (Feldmaier) Trahern.


Bachelor of Science, University Oregon, 1960.


Owner, dealer, general manager, Trahern Motors, Inc., Grants Pass, Oregon, 1960-1968;owner, dealer, general manager, Trahern Motors, Inc., John Day, Oregon, 1969-1971;assistant manager, Keith Roberts Ford, Cottage Grove, Oregon, 1959-1960;deputy assessor, Josephine County, Grants Pass, 1971-1973;county assessor, Josephine County, Grants Pass, 1973-1981;owner, appraiser, Trahern Real Estate Appraiser, Grants Pass, since 1981;owner, dealer, general manager, N.Valley Auto Center, Inc., Grants Pass, 1985-1987.


The Gospel of Christ shows the essential steps that one must take to attain the goal of salvation.


The commitment of individual Christians to work for social and political change should be recognized as a fully legitimate form of Christian discipleship.


Church members should be close and caring to feel each other's pains and problems. The good of the whole body of the Christian society should be put before individual needs.


Captain, secretary Josephine County Sheriff's Mounted Posse, Grants Pass, 1971-1988. Republican Oregon Legislation Assembly, Salem, Oregon, 1981-1988, Oregon State Senate, 1988-1989. Board directors shooting sports committee Oregon 4-H Club, Corvallis, Oregon, 1986-1987.

With United States Navy, 1954-1956, United States Naval Reserve, 1956-1962. Member National Association Real Estate Appraisers (certified commercial real estate appraiser), Josephine County History Society (board directors Grants Pass chapter 1975-1988), Grants Pass Knife & Fork Club (president 1978-1979), Rotary, Order of Eastern Star (worthy patron 1966-1967).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: pilot, hunting, reading.


Married Darlene Irma Taylor, December 22, 1956. Children: Karen Marie Bodeving, Eugene Lyle, Keith Charles.

Eugene Goodyear Trahern

Lela Marie (Feldmaier) Trahern

Darlene Irma Taylor

Karen Marie Bodeving Trahern

Eugene Lyle Trahern

Keith Charles Trahern