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Oregon lobbyist Dave Barrows passes away

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Monday, March 17, 2014

Barrows, the longest-serving lobbyist at the Oregon Capitol and a Portland lawyer, died at the age of 78.

Barrows began his long association with the Capitol as a legislative page in the 1955 session, while a sophomore at Willamette University. While a law student at Willamette a few years later, he worked part-time on legislation as a special assistant to the superintendent of Fairview Home in Salem, later Fairview Training Center, which closed in 2000.

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