Joshua Marquis

Joshua marquis

Joshua Marquis (born 1952) is an attorney and politician from Astoria, Oregon in the United States. He has served as District Attorney for Clatsop County since 1994. He frequently writes and speaks about capital punishment. He is known for his belief that the death penalty is justified in some cases. He is often quoted as a spokesperson on behalf of the National District Attorneys Association. Marquis earned a law degree from the University of Oregon. He later served deputy District Attorney for Lincoln and Lane counties, and then as chief deputy district attorney for Deschutes and Lincoln counties. He was appointed District Attorney in Clatsop County by then-Governor Barbara Roberts after his predecessor was convicted and disbarred for gross prosecutorial misconduct. Marquis was elected in 1994 and reelected in 1998, 2002, 2006 and 2010. Marquis served as a superdelegate to the 1996 Democratic National Convention. In 1995 Marquis received ALDF's "Jolene Malone Aggressive Enforcement Award" in recognition of his work on a particularly difficult animal abuse case and in 2006 was the recipient of the Association of Government Attorneys in Capital Litigation's William J.

Personal details

Date of birth
Places lived
Astoria , Oregon
pop. 9,516 (2013)




1. University of Oregon Colleges/University

The University of Oregon (UO) is a public, coeducational research university in Eugene, Oregon, United States. The third-oldest public university in the state (behind Western Oregon University and Oregon State University), the UO was founded in 1876 and graduated its first class two years later. The Carnegie Foundation classifies the University of Oregon as a RU/VH (very high research activity) university, the highest classification for an academic institution. It is one of 108 universities to have such a designation. Additionally, the UO is one of only two Association of American Universities members in the Pacific Northwest.

Institution info

Type Public university
2012. 494 mil. $
2009. 410 mil. $
Institution colors
1585 E. 13th Avenue, 97403 - Eugene, Oregon
2013. 20,808
2012. 20,829
2010. 19,528
2009. 18,502
2013. 3,740
2012. 3,702
2010. 3,814
Acceptance rate
2012. 74.2 %
2010. 79.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 9.87 K $
2011. 8.79 K $
2010. 8.19 K $
2009. 7.43 K $
2008. 6.44 K $
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