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William David Fenton, American lawyer. Member Oregon House of Representatives, 1876.

Background

Fenton, William David was born on June 29, 1853 in Scotland Company, Missouri, United States. Son of James Davis and Margaret Ann (Pinkerton) Fenton.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Christian College (now State Normal), Monmouth, Oregon, 1872, later A.M.

Career

Read law, Salem, Oregon, 1874-1875. Admitted to bar, 1875. Engaged in corporation and general practice.

Counsel for S.P. Company Lines in Oregon, 1891-1917. Retired from active practice.

Membership

Member Oregon House of Representatives, 1876.

Connections

Married Katherine L. Lucas, October 16, 1879.

father:
James Davis Fenton

mother:
Margaret Ann (Pinkerton) Fenton

spouse:
Katherine L. Lucas