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 Byrd Festival
by Virginia Hancock
The William Byrd Festival began as the brainchild of two men: Dean Applegate, founder and director of Cantores in Ecclesia (a Portland choir established 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 ...