DELLENBACK, John Richard, a Representative from Oregon; born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill.,
November 6, 1918; B.S., Yale University, New Haven, Conn., 1940; attended
Northwestern University School of Speech, Evanston, Ill., 1946 and 1949; J.D.,
University of Michigan Law School, 1949; United States Navy, 1942-1946; United
States Naval Reserve; lawyer, private practice; faculty, Oregon State College,
1949-1951; delegate, Republican National Conventions, 1964, 1968, and 1972;
member of the Oregon state legislature, 1960-1966; vice chairman of Judicial
Council of Oregon; elected as a Republican to the Ninetieth and to the three
succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1967-January 3, 1975); unsuccessful candidate
for reelection to the Ninety-fourth Congress in 1974; associate director,
United States Peace Corps, 1975-1977; president, Christian College Coalition,
1977-1988; died on December 7, 2002, in Medford, Oreg.
BibliographyRalph Nader Congress Project.
Citizens Look at Congress: John Dellenback, Republican Representative
from Oregon. Washington, D. C.: Grossman Publishers,