William A. Langille (1868-1956)
by Stephen R. Mark
While some have called William A. Langille the father of forestry in Alaska, his name remains more firmly linked with Oregon. A native of Nova Scotia ...
William B. Smullin (1907-1995)
by Ronald Kramer
William Brothers Smullin pioneered the first television stations in southern Oregon and northern California, building them into a broad, regional media presence that helped shape numerous communities.
Born in ...
William Clark (1770-1838)
by William L. Lang
William Clark is indelibly connected to Oregon in many ways, some obvious and direct, such as his co-leadership of the Lewis and Clark Expedition in ...
William Corbin (1916-1999)
by Ulrich H. Hardt
William Corbin McGraw and Eloise Jarvis McGraw, husband and wife, were award-winning Oregon authors of children and young adult books.
Corbin was born in Des ...
William Cusick (1842-1922)
by Rhoda Love
William Cusick was a Northwest pioneer botanist who contributed enormously to the early knowledge of Oregon's flora. Cusick's particular area of exploration was ...
William Everson (1910-1994)
by Tim Barnes
William Oliver Everson, a prominent poet in the San Francisco Renaissance, was also a master printer, Dominican lay brother, literary scholar, riveting speaker, and dynamic ...
William Givler (1908-2000)
by Roger Hull
William Givler was an artist and educator who joined the faculty of the Museum Art School (now Pacific Northwest College of Art) in Portland in ...
William Green T'Vault (1806-1869)
by Jeff LaLande
William Green T’Vault had a wide-ranging career in early Oregon. A truculent and controversial political figure during the territorial and Civil War periods, T'Vault ...