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Monday, February 3, 2020

Jill Elaine Thorn (1944-2012)

Jill Thorn was an accomplished professional, wife and mother, as well as a public servant and community leader. She was elected to West Linn City Council in 1985 and served as Mayor of West Linn from 1993-2000.
She also served as a member of the League of Oregon Cities, as Chair of the Clackamas County Democrats, and Second Vice Chair of the Democratic Party of Oregon. Jill Thorn’s career was devoted to service to the community and mentoring others.
This award commemorates Jill’s public service and the example her life provides to other women seeking to serve the community by running for public office.