Follow EDN on Social Media |

SALEM — An Eastern Oregon family might have one of the longest histories of honorary page service in the Legislature — three generations of youth from Oregon and now California.

“The honorary page program is unique. The young people actually participate in the floor session,” said Sen. Bill Hansell, R-Athena.

Hansell and grandson Ezra Hayes.jpeg

Sen. Bill Hansell and his 14-year-old grandson Ezra Hayes prepare to post the colors in the Oregon Senate chamber.

Hansell and Griffin Johnston.jpeg

Sen. Bill Hansell with Uncle Stafford Hansell’s great grandson, Griffin Johnston, in the Senate chamber.

Original Article: Source