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Robert Denison Holmes

governor. of Oregon

Robert Denison Holmes, American governor. of Oregon. Member Oregon Broadcasters Association (Vice-President), Delta Tau Delta, Alpha Delta Sigma.; Rotarian (president Astoria club 1947-1948).

Background

Holmes, Robert Denison was born on May 11, 1909 in Canisteo, New York, United States. Son of George H. and Amy C. (Crary) Holmes.

Education

Student of University Oregon, 1928-1932.

Career

Advertising staff Oregon Journal, Portland, 1926-1928, Oregonian, Portland, 1930. Manager radio station KAST, Astoria, Oregon, 1943-1957. Oregon senator Clatsop County, 1948-1956.

Governor of Oregon, 1956-1958. Business and public relations consultant, from 1958. Chairman Gearhart School Board, 1942-1948, Clatsop Rural School Board, 1947-1948.

Vice chairman district council Boy Scouts American, 1948-1949. Chairman Astoria Community Chest, 1940. Named Oregon Man of the Year in Education, 1953.

Membership

Member Oregon Broadcasters Association (Vice-President), Delta Tau Delta, Alpha Delta Sigma. Rotarian (president Astoria club 1947-1948).

Connections

Married Marie Hoy, May 1, 1934. Children: Robert Denison, John H. Member.

father:
George H. Holmes

mother:
Amy C. (Crary) Holmes

spouse:
Marie Hoy

children:
Robert Denison Holmes

John H. Mem Holmes