MULKEY, Frederick William, (1874 - 1924)

Senate Years of Service: 1907-1907; 1918-1918
Party: Republican; Republican

Oregon Historical Society

MULKEY, Frederick William, (nephew of Joseph Norton Dolph), a Senator from Oregon; born in Portland, Oreg., January 6, 1874; attended the public schools; graduated from the University of Oregon at Eugene in 1896 and from the New York Law School of New York City in 1899; admitted to the Oregon bar and commenced the practice of law at Portland; member, Portland City Council 1900-1902, and served as president 1901; chairman, the Oregon State Tax Commission 1905-1906; elected November 6, 1906, as a Republican to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of John H. Mitchell and served from January 23, 1907, until March 3, 1907; was not a candidate for reelection in 1907; resumed the practice of law in Portland, Oreg.; chairman of the Public Docks Commission, Portland, Oreg., 1911-1916; elected on November 5, 1918, as a Republican to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Harry Lane and served from November 6, 1918, until his resignation, effective December 17, 1918; resumed the practice of his profession in Portland; chairman of the Multnomah County Tax Supervising and Conservation Commission 1921-1924; died in Portland, Multnomah County, on May 5, 1924; interment in Riverview Cemetery.