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Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Myers, 1896 Lee St. SE, (LL)

This house was originally owned by Jefferson Myers, noted political figure in the late 19th century. He served as state representative, 1889, and state senator, 1891-93. He practiced law in Salem from 1894-1901 at which time he moved to Portland where he served as chairman of the State Commission of the Lewis and Clark Exposition. He later served as State Treasurer. Later owners of this property were Alicia Kerrington, G. Baillie, Charles Long, and in the 1950s Mason Chappelle, long-time Salem grocery store owner.

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