Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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McBride, George Wycliffe

McBride, George Wycliffe (brother of John Rogers McBride), a Senator from Oregon; born near Lafayette, Yamhill County, Oreg., March 13, 1854; attended the public schools, the preparatory department of Willamette University, Salem, Oreg., and Christian College, Monmouth, Oreg., for two years; studied law and was admitted to the bar, but never practiced; engaged in mercantile pursuits; member of the State house of representatives in 1882 and served as speaker; secretary of state of Oregon in 1886 and 1895; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate on February 23, 1895, and served from March 4, 1895, to March 3, 1901; unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1900; appointed a United States commissioner to the St. Louis Exposition in 1904; engaged as an agent of the Western Pacific Railroad in California; died in Portland, Oreg., June 18, 1911; remains were cremated and the ashes interred in Masonic Cemetery, St. Helens, Oreg.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "McBride, George Wycliffe," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1519 Original Sources, accessed July 20, 2024, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=GM2LYGKIZ1XVUH2.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "McBride, George Wycliffe." Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949, in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1519, Original Sources. 20 Jul. 2024. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=GM2LYGKIZ1XVUH2.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'McBride, George Wycliffe' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1519. Original Sources, retrieved 20 July 2024, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=GM2LYGKIZ1XVUH2.