Biography of Samuel Case
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SAMUEL CASE.-A prominent resident of Newport, was bom in Lubec, Washington county, Maine, May 3t, 1835, and receiving a liberal education at the East Maine Conference College of Bncksport, afterwards was employed as teacher. April 5, 1853, he came via. the Nicaraugua route to California, where he engaged in mining and teaching school for four years, he then paid a visit to his Eastern home and, in 1858, returned to Califoznia. In April, 1861, he enlisted in Co. D, 4th loft. California Volunteers, and came with that regiment to Oregon as orderly sergeant of his company. He served with that regiment until November, 1864, when he received his discharge. He then was employed as superintendent of farming on the Alsea Reservation for four years. In 1866, Mr. Case came to Yaquina Bay and located the land on which the city of Newport now stands, since whinh time he has made that place his home, and where he owns large interests on the Bay.

From:
History of Benton County, Oregon
Published by: David D. Fagan
A. G. Walling, Printers, Lithograohers, Ect.
Portland, Oregon 1885


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