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Biographical Sketch of Edward Chellis Daoust

Daoust, Edward Chellis; attorney-at-law; born, Defiance, O., Oct. 19, 1887; son of Charles J. and Mary Hooker Daoust; his father was a banker at Defiance, and his mother was the daughter of Judge Hooker, of Illinois; educated, Defiance High School, graduating, special student University of Michigan, 1904-1905, special student Scientific School, Yale University, 1907-1908; graduated from Yale 1909, with degree LL. B. (Nov honors); married, Cleveland, April 24, 1912, Clara Louis Bunts, daughter of Dr. Frank E. Bunts; issue, one daughter, Frances Harriet, born Feb. 12, 1913; private Troop A, First Squadron, Ohio National Guard, since 1910; entered general practice of law in Cleveland, December, 1909; in January, 1911, with John H. Price, John A. Alburn and Cary R. Alburn, formed the firm of Price, Alburn, Daoust & Al-burn; in July, 1911, Mr. Cary Alburn retired from the firm, to become Asst. U. S. Attorney, in May, 1912, was appointed United States Commissioner for Northern District of Ohio, by Judge William L. Day, serving in that capacity as incidental to his law practice; member Price, Alburn & Daoust, attorneys and counsellors-at-law; director of several corporations for which this firm acts as counsel; member Ohio Bar Ass’n, Yale Alumni Ass ‘n and Civic League, Waite Chapter of Phi Delta Phi (legal fraternity at Yale), Society of “Corbey Court” at Yale; member Chamber of Commerce and associate member of Real Estate Board, member of Union, University, Tippecanoe and City Clubs, Sons of American Revolution, Omega Lodge, F. & A. M., and New York Athletic Club; treas. of Ohio Republican College League. Recreations: Tennis, Georgian Bay Black Bass, and Good Books; interested...

Patterson, Elizabeth – Obituary

Joseph, Oregon Elizabeth Patterson, 97, died Oct. 5 at the Wallowa Valley Care Center in Enterprise. A memorial service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Baker City. Mr. Patterson was born June 30, 1909, to Frederick A. and Mary A. Bokop in Defiance, Ohio. She attended Western College in Oxford, Ohio, and graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 1931 with a bachelor’s degree in secondary education. While visiting a college friend in Baker City, she met and married Franklin W. Patterson in 1938. She worked for the TB and Health Association, and was a substitute teacher while raising her children. She then taught Latin and English full-time at Baker High School, retiring in 1971. She was recognized in 1991 as the Legacy Woman of the Year by the Baker County Chamber of Commerce for a half-century of work in Baker County. Among her many activities were her involvement with the American Field Service program and hosting Anne Rankine from Whitley Bay, North Umberland, England, in 1961. She was a strong supporter of the Community Concert Association, was involved with the American Association of University Women at the local and state level, the Oregon Trail Museum, the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center, and St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Baker City, where she was an active member for more than 60 years. She moved to Joseph in 1998 to be closer to her daughter and family, enjoying the family cabin at Wallowa Lake. She is survived by children and their spouses, William Roberts and Marvel Patterson of Chandler, Ariz., John Frederick Patterson of Walla...

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