• Oregon State Representative, 1957-1965.
  • Chief Clerk of the House, 1965-1982. 

About Rep. Hunt

Winton Hunt grew up in Oregon, attending University of Oregon and Willamette Law School. He served an an Army Major, participating in the WWII Normandy Invasion and the Battle of the Bulge, receiving the Bronze Star in 1944.

After WWII, Hunt took over the family insurance business (Jno Hunt & Son Insurance), married Dona Battig and became a stepfather to three children.

Hunt was elected Oregon State Representative 1957-1963 and served as Oregon Chief Clerk 1965-1982. Hunt also served 30 years on the State Fair Board.

You can help preserve history

When you donate to the Capitol Foundation or purchase Pacific Wonderland license plates for your car, you help create a living history of our Capitol and its history. Your support funds programs such as our oral history project. This program gives students, history buffs and our state’s future leaders an opportunity to learn about Oregon’s most important stories from the people who made it happen. Thank you!