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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.

Background

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

Education

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

Career

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.

Membership

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.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Antique gun collector, fly fishing, golf.

Connections

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

father:
George Atiyeh

mother:
Linda (Asley) Atiyeh

spouse:
Dolores Hewitt

child:
Tom Atiyeh

child:
Suzanne Atiyeh