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Gogerty, Robert Emmett "Bob" (1940-2014)

Bob Gogerty overcame a difficult childhood in Seattle to build a successful career as a political adviser and public-affairs consultant of the first rank. In 1976, after serving as deputy mayor under ...

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Goldmark, John E. (1917-1979)

John E. Goldmark was a Washington State legislator from Okanogan who served three terms in the state House of Representatives from 1957 to 1962. He rose into Democratic leadership ranks and was consid...

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Gordon Clinton, Mayor of Seattle 1956-1964

On March 30, 2004, HistoryLink Executive Director Walt Crowley (1947-2007) interviewed Gordon Clinton (1920-2011), who served as Seattle's mayor from 1956 to 1964. This was during a pivotal period in ...

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Gorton, Slade (b. 1928)

Slade Gorton, a leader in Washington's Republican Party for more than four decades, served three terms as U.S. Senator, three as state attorney general, and 10 years as a representative in the Washing...

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Gossett, Larry (b. 1945)

In 1968, Larry Gossett served time on the top floor of the King County Courthouse after being arrested for leading a sit-in at Franklin High School. In 1993, he returned to the same floor -- which had...

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Governor's Mansion (Olympia)

The governor's mansion of the state of Washington was built in 1908 on 12 acres donated by Edmund Sylvester (1821-1887) and accepted by the Territorial Legislature as the site for a state capitol in 1...

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Governors of Washington Territory and Washington State

This is a complete list of the governors of Washington Territory and Washington state. The list includes birth and death dates and dates of office. Washington Territory was founded on March 2, 1853. W...

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Grand Coulee Dam

Grand Coulee Dam, hailed as the "Eighth Wonder of the World" when it was completed in 1941, is as confounding to the human eye as an elephant might be to an ant. It girdles the Columbia River with 12 ...

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Great Depression, 1929-1939

For 10 years beginning in 1929, most of the world experienced the largest economic depression in history. The Great Depression devastated national economies, threw millions out of work, and contribute...

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Greive, R. R. ("Bob") (1919-2004)

R. R. "Bob" Greive was a political force in Washington state for more than 40 years, first as a state senator and then as a member of the King County Council. He was a tireless fundraiser, an astute t...

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Haas, Saul (1896-1972)

Saul Haas left the New York ghetto for the Pacific Northwest with ambitious dreams that he realized more than most in a full, occasionally controversial life as a journalist, political activist, and p...

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Haffer, Paul (1894-1949)

Paul Haffer's role in an odd Tacoma libel case -- he was convicted of libeling the long-dead George Washington (1732-1799) -- brought him national recognition at age 21. He gained further notoriety, a...

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