Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
WEAVER, James Howard (1927-2020)

WEAVER, JAMES HOWARD, A Representative from Oregon; born in Brookings, Brookings County, S.Dak., August 8, 1927; attended public schools in Des Moines, Iowa; moved to Eugene, Oreg., 1947; B.S., University of Oregon, Eugene, 1952; served in the United States Navy, 1945-1946; worked as publisher's representative, 1954-1958; was staff director for Oregon Legislative Interim Committee on Agriculture, 1959-1960; became a builder and developer of office and apartment building complexes in Oregon, 1960; delegate, Democratic National Conventions, 1960, 1964; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-fourth and to the five succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1975-January 3, 1987); was not a candidate for reelection in 1986; was the Democratic nominee for the U.S. Senate in 1986 but withdrew his candidacy; author; died on October 6, 2020, in Eugene, Oreg.

University of Oregon Library
Eugene, OR
Papers: ca. 1970s-1980s, 358.5 linear feet.
This collection represents Jim Weaver's work as a U.S. Representative in the United States Congress. The collection is organized into series based on when the boxes were shipped to Oregon from Washington, D.C. This finding aid is a preliminary list of the collection, which is currently unprocessed. The researcher should note that several boxes of materials were removed from the collection upon receipt by the library. These removed materials were government documents. The collection includes correspondence, subject files, constituent mail, and House resolutions.