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
January 12, 1987 – January 4, 1993
|Preceded by||L. B. Day|
|Succeeded by||Catherine Webber|
|Member of the Oregon House of Representatives|
from the 31st district
January 10, 1983 – January 12, 1987
|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.
- "Incumbant advantage isn't a sure thing in '06". statesmanjournal.newspapers.com. Statesman Journal. April 30, 2006. pp. 1-, 2 A. Retrieved April 29, 2018. (Subscription required (help)).
- Jeff Mapes (March 9, 2010). "Jim Hill files for treasurer". oregonlive.com. The Oregonian. Retrieved April 29, 2018.
- Mapes, Jeff (March 11, 2010). "Jim Hill drops Oregon Treasurer candidacy". The Oregonian. Retrieved February 14, 2016.
| Treasurer of Oregon