Oregon Cash Bonuses and Loans for Veterans, Measure 3 (1924)
The Oregon Cash Bonuses and Loans for Veterans Amendment, also known as Measure 3, was on the November 4, 1924 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure provided for a cash bonus or loan to World War I and Spanish-American War veterans, as well as the widows and dependents of any person who died in service.
|Oregon Measure 3 (1924)|
Election results via: Oregon Blue Book
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
Constitutional Amendment - Referred to the People by the Legislative Assembly
Submitted by the Legislature - BONUS AMENDMENT - Purpose: To amend article XI-c of the constitution which provides a cash bonus or loan for World war soldiers, sailors and marines, to include as eligible therefor female employes of the war department who served in the United States army signal corps or marine corps, or the army of any ally of the United States, and in the American expeditionary forces; also veterans of the Spanish-American war who served ninety days therein; and extending loan privilege to unmarried widow or dependent father or mother of any person who died in the service and who would have been entitled to loan.
Path to the ballot
- Oregon 1924 ballot measures
- 1924 ballot measures
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- History of Initiative & Referendum in Oregon
- Oregon Blue Book Initiative, Referendum and Recall: 1922-1928
- Oregon State Constitution
- State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet 1924
- Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 13, 2013
- Oregon Blue Book, "Oregon State Constitution," accessed November 13, 2013
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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