J. Evan Smiley

J. Evan Renfrow Smiley is currently studying public history at Portland State University.

Author's Entries

  • Robert Vernon Cook (1925–2008)

    Robert Vernon “Vern” Cook served in the Oregon State Legislature from 1957 to 1981. Described by those who knew him as an iconoclastic and staunch Democrat, Cook spent his years in the legislature advocating for the working class, particularly in regard to taxation, workers' compensation, and labor rights. On October …

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