Oregon Credit and Indebtedness for World War II Veterans Fund, Measure 7 (1950)

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The Oregon Credit and Indebtedness for World War II Veterans Fund Amendment, also known as Measure 7, was on the November 7, 1950 ballot in Oregon as an initiated constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure pledged state credit and authorized state indebtedness to create a fund for veterans who served during World War II and compensated such veterans $10 per month for domestic and $15 per month for foreign service.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 7 (1950)
Approveda Yes 239,553 52.47%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Proposed by Initiative Petition

WAR WORLD II VETERANS’ COMPENSATION FUND - Purpose: Amending Oregon constitution by adding new article XI-F, pledging credit of state, notwithstanding limitations, and authorizing indebtedness in amount not exceeding 5% of all assessed property, to create fund from which to pay each bona fide resident of Oregon obey year prior to enlistment, who served honorably in the armed forces of United States for at least ninety days between September 16, 1940, and June 30, 1946, compensation at rate of $10 per month for domestic and $15 for foreign service, with maximum of $600. Defining terms, and authorizing director of veterans’ affairs to promulgate necessary regulations and administer act.
Vote YES or NO

312. Yes. I vote for the proposed amendment.

313. No. I vote against the proposed amendment.


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  1. 1.0 1.1 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 20, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.