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Charles A. Sprague

Charles A. SpragueAKA Charles Arthur Sprague

Born: 12-Nov-1887
Birthplace: Lawrence, KS
Died: 13-Mar-1969
Location of death: Salem, OR
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Interred, Mount Crest Abbey Mausoleum, Salem, OR

Gender: Male
Religion: Presbyterian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician, Publisher
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Oregon, 1939-43

Father: Charles Allen Sprague
Mother: Alice Caroline Glasgow
Brother: Robert Wyatt
Wife: Blanche Chamberlain (m. 8-Aug-1915, one daughter, one son)
Daughter: Martha
Son: Wallace

    University: AB, Monmouth College (1910)
    Trustee: Albany College
    Trustee: Willamette University

    Governor of Oregon (12-Jan-1939 to 9-Jan-1943)
    Oregon Statesman Owner, Editor and Publisher (1939-69)
    Oregon Statesman Part Owner (1929-39)
    Corvallis Gazette Times Part Owner and Manager
    Ritzville Journal-Times Editor and Publisher (1925-35)
 
    Oregon Newspapers Hall of Fame 1979


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