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Julius Meier

Born: Dec 31, 1874

Death: Jul 14, 1937

Birthplace: Portland

Profession: Politician

Nationality: United States

Julius Meier

Date of Birth : Dec 31, 1874
Date of Death : Jul 14, 1937
Birth Place : Portland

Julius L. Meier was an American businessman, civic leader, and politician in the state of Oregon. The son of the Meier & Frank department store founder, he would become a lawyer before entering the family business in Portland. Politically an independent, Meier served a single term as the 20th Governor of Oregon from 1931–1935. Meier is the only independent to be elected Governor of Oregon, and one of only eight to be elected as governor of any U.S. state.

Profession


  • Politician
  • Merchant

Also known as


  • Julius Meier
  • Julius L. Meier

Spouse


  • Grace Mayer
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