Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
KORELL, Franklin Frederick (1889-1965)

KORELL, FRANKLIN FREDERICK, a Representative from Oregon; born in Portland, Oreg., July 23, 1889; attended the public schools and Bishop Scott Academy, Portland, Oreg.; was graduated from the law department of the University of Oregon at Eugene in 1910; attended Yale Law School in 1911 and 1912; was admitted to the bar in 1910 and commenced practice in Portland, Oreg.; during the First World War served as a first lieutenant and captain in the Twelfth Regiment Infantry, Eighth Division, later being transferred to the Eighty-second Regiment Infantry, Sixteenth Division, and served from August 1917 until March 1919; resumed the practice of law in Portland, Oreg.; member of the State house of representatives 1923-1925; elected as a Republican to the Seventieth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Maurice E. Crumpacker; reelected to the Seventy-first Congress and served from October 18, 1927, to March 3, 1931; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1930 to the Seventy-second Congress; served as special assistant to the general counsel of the United States Treasury Department 1931-1943 and in the chief counsel's office of the Bureau of Internal Revenue 1943-1959; lived in Alexandria, Va., until his death there on June 7, 1965; interment in Arlington National Cemetery.

Oregon Historical Society
Research Library
Portland, OR
Papers: 1918-1959, 1 folder.
The collection of Franklin Korell contains correspondence, 1931-1959, regarding editorials on the Pact of Paris published in Collier and the Christian Science Monitor; Military leave of absence, 1918; Speeches, 1921, regarding the Pact of Paris, postal reform, agriculture, veteran's legislation and national defense; Election materials, circa 1930; Albert Gallatin Award from the U.S. Treasury Dept. upon retirement, 1959.

Photographs: In the Photographs: KOR-KP [graphic], dates unknown.
Persons represented include Franklin Korell.