Andrew John Naterlin1,2

M, b. 29 September 1899, d. 3 February 1985
     Andrew John Naterlin was born on 29 September 1899 at Oregon City, Clackamas, Oregon, USA.2,3
     Andrew John Naterlin was registered for the draft on 7 September 1918 at Oregon City, Oregon, USA; Andrew is described as tall, of medium build with brown eyes and black hair. He was a fisherman in the Columbia River and Puget Sound.2

     Andrew John Naterlin married Dorothy M. Schroth on 25 November 1929 at Newport, Lincoln, Oregon, USA, at age 30.1,4,3 Andrew John Naterlin was a fish dealer on 18 April 1930 at Newport, Oregon, USA.5

     "A. J. Naterlin, the son of Ellen Story and N. Antone Naterlin, was born in Oregon City, September, 29, 1899. After attending public schools in Oregon City, Andrew studied law the University of Oregon and the University of Idaho.
In 1911, at the age of 12, Andrew began work as an office boy. By 1924, he was a fish buyer, and in 1928 he was promoted to manager of Newport Fish Company, a position he held until 1934. In 1933, Andrew was executive secretary of the Commercial Fisheries Association of Oregon, and from 1935 to 1938, he was manager of New England Fish Company and vice-president of Lincoln County Fish and the Game Protective Association. He served as president of Newport City Council in 1939, and mayor of Newport until 1947. Andrew was president of the Newport Chamber of Commerce in 1930, and served as its director in 1931, 1936, and 1938. He was chairman of Lincoln County PUD and director of the ƒs Club in 1937. A Roman Catholic, Andrew was chairman of the board of directors, and was nominated Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus in 1927," according to Sovereigns of Themselves.3 He adopted an unknown person between June 1940 and 1943 at Newport, Oregon, USA; apparently, there was no official paperwork.1,6

Andrew John Naterlin was widowed on 30 September 1973 at age 74.7,8
     Andrew John Naterlin died on 3 February 1985 at Marion, Oregon, USA, at age 85.9,10


Census18 April 1930Newport, Lincoln, Oregon, USA5
Last Edited=18 Aug 2008


  1. [S1209] Marie Owen, White Bluff, Tennessee (E-Address for private use) to Barbara Zanzig, 31 Jul 2008, "unknown subject". Collection of Barbara Zanzig, Kirkland, King, Washington, USA.
  2. [S521] "WW I Civilian Draft Registrations" ,,, URL 2000, Andrew John Naterlin, Roll 1852051, ser. no. 26, viewed 17 Aug 2008.
  3. [S1227] M. Constance Guardino III and Marilyn A. Riedel, Sovereigns of Themselves: A Liberating History of Oregon And Its Coast, CD-ROM and website, abridged (Racine, WI: Maracon Productions, 2008), vol. 3.
  4. [S1210] "Benton County (Oregon) Place Names", M. Constance Guardino III, online, as of Jul 2008, viewed 2 Aug 2008. Hereinafter cited as "Benton County Place Names."
  5. [S1228] Andrew J. Naterlin household, 1930 US Census population schedule, 328 2nd St., 3rd ward, Newport City, Lincoln Co., Oregon, ED 21-20, sheet 7A (162) (image 888.0) (Anc. image 13/15), dwelling 168, family 169. (, 2001), subscription database Roll T626_1944. 17 Aug 2008.
  6. [S1230] Interview with Marie Wilbur Owen (White Bluff, TN), by with Barbara Zanzig, 17 Aug 2008. Collection of Barbara Zanzig (Kirkland, King, Washington, USA.)
  7. [S15] "Social Security Death Index" , index,, URL 2011, Dorothy Naterlin, viewed 17 Aug 2008, citing Master File Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index.
  8. [S490] "Oregon Death Index, 1903-98" ,, URL 2000, Naterlin, Dorothy N., cert. no. 73-14589, viewed 17 Aug 2008.
  9. [S490] "Oregon Death Index, 1903-98",, Naterlin, Andrew J., cert. no. 85-02639, viewed 17 Aug 2008.
  10. [S15] "Social Security Death Index", index, Andrew Naterlin, viewed 17 Aug 2008. This document gives last residence place as Newport, OR.