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Victor George G. Atiyeh Edit Profile

Governor , consultant

Victor George Atiyeh, American consultant, former governor. Recipient Silver Beaver and Silver Antelope awards Boy Scouts American, Distinguished Public Service award, Oregon B'nai Brith, Public Service Honor award, United States Department Justice.


Atiyeh, Victor George was born on February 20, 1923 in Portland, Oregon, United States. Son of George and Linda (Asley) Atiyeh.


Washington High School, Portland and University of Oregon, Eugene.


With Atiyeh Brothers, Inc., Portland, from 1938, president, 1943-1978. Member Oregon House of Representatives, 1959—1965, Oregon Senate, 1965—1978, minority leader, 1971—1978. Governor State of Oregon, Salem, 1979-1986.

Since engaged in international trade, also consultant. Board directors Riedel Environmental Technologies, Bank Audi California. Chairman board directors Atiyeh International, Ltd., Portland.

Served with United States Coast Guard Reserve, 1944-1945.


Past regional council president Columbia-Pacific council Boy Scouts American. Past member National Explorer Board. Board trustees, Pacific University.

Member Task Force for Lebanon, board Japan-American Society of Oregon. Delegate Republican National Convention, 1968, 72, 76, member national platform committee, 1968, 72. Member of Republican Governors Association (former chairman), Western Governors Conference (former chairman), Japan-American Society Oregon (former chairman), Phi Gamma Delta.


  • Other Interests

    Antique gun collector, fly fishing, golf.


Married Dolores Hewitt, July 5, 1944. 2 children: Tom, Suzanne.

George Atiyeh

Linda (Asley) Atiyeh

Dolores Hewitt

Tom Atiyeh

Suzanne Atiyeh