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William Waldo


Date Party Office Votes Result
09-07-1853 Whig Governor 37454 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Born: 1812 in Virginia
Died: 1881

Founder of Waldo, Oregon

  • PLACENAME: The Waldo Tunnel on U.S. Route 101 near Sausalito, California was named for him until 2015, when ACR 1 (by Marc Levine) renamed it for actor Robin Williams. 
  • PLACENAME: The Waldo Grade is the name of the hill that the Waldo Tunnel goes through.
  • PLACENAME: Waldo Park in Salem [Oregon] was named for Waldo.

Source: Wikipedia

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