William C. Stack received his bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Portland and Portland State University. He is a seasoned educator who has taught at the high school and college levels. He has written a book titled, Historic Photos of Oregon as well as articles on President John Adams, George Flavel, and Glenn Jackson. He lives in Portland with his wife and daughter.
George Flavel (1823[?]-1893)
As a young man in 1849, George Flavel made his way to Astoria after a stint as captain of the brig John Petty. He sailed around Cape Horn and spent time in California during the Gold Rush years. As a result of his work as a sea captain and businessman, …