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Gustavus Hines

Born: Sep 6, 1809

Death: Dec 9, 1873

Birthplace: Herkimer County

Nationality: United States

Gustavus Hines

Date of Birth : Sep 6, 1809
Date of Death : Dec 9, 1873
Birth Place : Herkimer County

Reverend Gustavus Hines was an American missionary in Oregon Country. Working for the Methodist Mission in what became the state of Oregon, the New York native became involved in early attempts to form a government at the Champoeg Meetings in 1841. Later he served on the Board of Trustees for the Oregon Institute, which became Willamette University, and wrote several books on Oregon.


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