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Lowell Stockman (April 12, 1901 – August 9, 1962) was a representative from Oregon to the United States House of Representatives from 1943 to 1953.

Lowell Stockman
Lowell Stockman.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Oregon's 2nd district
In office
January 3, 1943 - January 3, 1953
Preceded byWalter M. Pierce
Succeeded bySam Coon
Personal details
BornApril 12, 1901
Helix, Oregon Oregon
DiedAugust 9, 1962 (aged 61)
Bellevue, Washington
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Dorcas Conklin
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Early lifeEdit

Stockman was born on a farm near Helix, Oregon. He attended public schools at Pendleton, Oregon, and graduated from Oregon State University at Corvallis in 1922. He engaged in wheat farming in Eastern Oregon's Umatilla County beginning in 1922.[1]

PoliticsEdit

While in Eastern Oregon, Stockman became a member of the Pendleton School Board and the Oregon Liquor Control Commission.

Stockman was elected as a Republican to the Seventy-eighth and to the four succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1943 - January 3, 1953), but was not a candidate for renomination in 1952. He resumed farming until 1959, while a member of the Theodore Roosevelt Centennial Commission between 1956 and 1959. He became the vice president of Oregon Fiber Products, Inc. and the treasurer of Pilot Rock Lumber Company. He moved to Bellevue, Washington in 1959 and operated a trailer court until his death August 9, 1962. He was buried on University of Washington property near Pack Forest, Washington.

FamilyEdit

Lowell’s parents were W.J. Stockman and the former Miss Etta Edmiston.[1] He was married in 1924 to Dorcas Conklin and the couple would have two daughters and one son.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  • United States Congress. "Lowell Stockman (id: S000936)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
  1. ^ a b c Corning, Howard M. Dictionary of Oregon History. Binfords & Mort Publishing, 1956.
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Walter M. Pierce
U.S. Representative of Oregon's 2nd Congressional District
1943–1953
Succeeded by
Sam Coon