Jim Hill (Oregon politician)
|25th Oregon State Treasurer|
January 4, 1993 – January 1, 2001
|Preceded by||Tony Meeker|
|Succeeded by||Randall Edwards|
|Member of the Oregon Senate
from the 16th district
|Preceded by||L. B. Day|
|Succeeded by||Catherine Webber|
|Member of the Oregon House of Representatives
from the 31st district
|Preceded by||Alan Riebel|
|Succeeded by||Rocky Barilla|
April 23, 1947 |
Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
Jim Hill (born April 23, 1947) is an attorney, financial consultant, and politician from the U.S. state of Oregon. He served two terms as Oregon State Treasurer from January 4, 1993, to January 1, 2001, and had previously served in both the Oregon State Senate and the Oregon House of Representatives. He was born in Atlanta.
Education and personal
Hill graduated with a degree in economics from Michigan State University in 1969. He received both an MBA (1971) and a law degree (1974) from Indiana University. Divorced and having one grown daughter, Hill makes his home in Salem, Oregon.
Hill was elected treasurer in 1992, the first African American elected to statewide office in Oregon. He had previously served in the Oregon State Senate (1987–1993) and the Oregon House of Representatives (1983–1987). He ran unsuccessfully for the House in 1980, and for governor in 2002 and 2006.
- Biography in the Oregon Blue Book, 1997, p. 16.
- "Treasurers of Oregon" (webpage). Oregon Blue Book. Oregon Secretary of State. 2006. Retrieved 2006-12-03.
- "Jim Hill". Statesman Journal (newspaper article). April 30, 2006. p. 2A.
- "Candidate Filings, State Treasurer". Oregon Secretary of State. Retrieved March 10, 2010.
- Mapes, Jeff (March 11, 2010). "Jim Hill drops Oregon Treasurer candidacy". The Oregonian. Retrieved February 14, 2016.
|Treasurer of Oregon