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Washington State Constitution History

Biographies of Delegates

Biographies of Delegates (pp. 465-90 of Rosenow)

Charles K. Wiggins, The Twenty-Three Lawyer-Delegates to the Constitutional Convention, Wash. St. B. News, Nov. 1989, at 9-14

Photos of Delegates

Delegates to 1889 Constitutional Convention

Photograph of delegates of the second constitutional convention in front of the Territorial Capitol building in Olympia, Wash., 1889. The delegates in the picture were joined by support personnel, some wives, pages, and local grade school students. Courtesy Washington State Archives. 

Individual Photos of Delegates

Composite image of the delegates for the Constitutional Convention in Washington State, July 4, 1889. Courtesy Washington State Archives.

Constitutional convention group photo: Item Number AR-28001005-ph000003, Inauguration of Governor Ferry Photographs, 1889, Washington State Archives, Digital Archives (accessed Sept. 12, 2011). Original images held at the Washington State Archives, Olympia, WA.

Constitutional convention composite photo: Item Number AR-28001001-ph00278, General Subjects Photograph Collection, 1845-2005, Washington State Archives, Digital Archives (accessed Sept. 12, 2011). Original images held at the Washington State Archives, Olympia, WA. Same image,credited to photographer Merle Junk, available as Item Number AR-25501080-ph004713, Susan Parish Photograph Collection, 1889-1990.