Earl Blumenauer: From man of the people to multi-millionaire

Congressman Earl Blumenauer / Photo Credit Getty Images

By Bill MacKenzie / ThinkingOregon

It looks like a career in elective office has been very good to Earl Blumenauer.

When Blumenauer went to Congress as a Democrat representing Oregon’s 3rd District in 1996, he was a man of modest means.

Now the Congressman’s a multi-millionaire.

He’s achieved his wealth while, other than a stint at Portland State University, his work history consists entirely of holding elective office.

For an in depth look at Earl Blumenauer’s rise to wealth read more on ThinkingOregon.