Jewel Lansing

Jewel Lansing served as the elected City of Portland Auditor from 1983 to 1986 and as Multnomah County Auditor from 1975 to 1982. She is the author of six books, including two about women and politics, and a murder mystery set in Portland City Hall. She and her husband, Ron, a law professor at Lewis and Clark College, have lived in Oregon for more than four decades.

Books by this Author


Covering people and events from 1854 to the present day, this definitive reference on the history, politics, and policy of Multnomah County provides compelling details...

| paperback | $24.95


Finalist, Oregon Book Award This is the definitive book on Portland's political history, beginning in 1845 when a 16-lot townsite was laid out on the...

| hardcover | $29.95

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