Foulkes, David (Portland)

David Foulkes  (Portland)

Directory Listings

1904 PCD pg. 389 “Foulkes, David, foreman Oregonian, res 621 5th”


Oregon Camera Club, Sixth Annual Print Exhibition, October 29 to November 3 1900, Portland; np nd, unpaginated, “List of Members…Foulkes, D. …”

News Items and Advertisements.

1943: “Foulkes’ Wed Half Century. Mr. and Mrs. David Foulkes will observe the 50th anniversary of their marriage next Saturday. For 47 years Mr. Foulkes was connected with the Oregonian. He was for many years and an the time of his retirement in 1935 superintendent of the mechanical department.
No special celebration of the golden wedding is planned, but recognition of the occasion will probably be made at the Butler family reunion at Laurelhurst park Sunday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Foulkes reside at 2405 S. W. 5th avenue.
Butlers Arrived in 1849
Nettie Lolo Ground was born at Oregon City, a member of the J. B. V. Butler family whose plains’ crossing ended there in 1849.
Mr. Foulkes, then a young printer, took the narrow gauge railroad to marry Miss Ground at Monmouth.
Mr. and Mrs. Foulkes have three children, Laura Celeste, who is Mrs. Russell M. Brougher; Horace G. Foulkes of New York and David L. Foulkes III in Seattle.
Foulkes Born in Wales
Mr. and Mrs. Brougher expected to help in observance of the anniversary before leaving next Tuesday to take up their ministerial work in the New England states.
Mr. Foulkes, a native of Wales who came to Oregon with his parents in 1873, recalled starting his printing apprenticeship under George H. Himes, going to The Oregonian in October, 1887, to complete the apprenticeship.” Oregonian, September 5, 1943, pg. 14, col. 5.