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t.gif (111 bytes)he Sons and Daughters of Oregon Pioneers was established by the children of the elderly members of the Oregon Pioneer Association to assist them in carrying out their desire to memorialize those that came to the Oregon Country, founded our civil and military governments, and pioneered our basic industries.

In 1901 the organization was incorporated, with it's principle place of business and meeting, in Portland, Oregon. There are more than 1200 members worldwide.


t.gif (111 bytes)he purpose of the organization shall be to bring together the descendants of the pioneers for social, literary and other purposes of mutual benefit, and to perpetuate in the minds of its members, their descendants, and the general public, the memories of the intrepid Pioneers. The goals are to educate interested persons in the history of the Pioneers and restore and preserve historic locations without sacrificing any of their significance.


Annual Statehood Banquet - February
Annual selection of Miss Oregon Pioneer
Champoeg Picnic
Periodic tours of historical places
Participation in events related to the purpose of the organization
History Series
Annual Founders Day
Annual Membership Meeting
Board of Directors Meetings
Newsletter published 5 times a year


All direct line descendants of the pioneers who arrived and settled in the Oregon Country, Oregon Territory, or Washington Territory prior to Oregon statehood, February 14, 1859 are eligible for membership in the Sons and Daughters of Oregon Pioneers.

Membership Fees

New Members: $25.00 includes Pioneer Certificate & Pin
Annual Dues: Age 18 to 60 $15.00
Annual Dues: Age 60+ $10.00

Junior New Member: Birth to 18:    $12.00 includes Pioneer Certificate & Pin
Annual Dues:                 $3.00

Life Member: Age 18 to 60 $150.00
Life Member: Age 60+ $75.00
Life Membership includes Pioneer Certificate & Pin
Life Membership can only be issued to Age 18+

Pioneer Certificates for current members

Adult Age 18+ $10.00
Junior Birth to 18 $5.00
Pin Only $5.00

For application or further information contact:

Sons and Daughters of Oregon Pioneers
PO Box 6685
Portland, OR  97228

or Contact

Mr. Merle Miller
2703 Greenwood Street
La Grande, OR 97850
Email: mpmiller@eoni.com
Please include your mailing address
when requesting an application or more information.

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