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George Law Curry

American politician

George Law Curry (2 July 182028 July 1878) was a U.S. political figure and newspaper publisher most notable for his activities in Oregon. Curry County, Oregon is named in his honor. His wife Chloe Curry (née Boone) was the great-great-granddaughter of frontiersman Daniel Boone.

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  • When the history of Oregon comes to be written the mind of the historian will be impressed by the earnestness and sincerity of character—the unobtrusive, unostentatious conduct of those who formed its population from the first reclaiming of the wilderness—the pioneer epoch—to the more refined advancement into social and political existence.

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