As of 11 Jul 2017, there are 2,856 biographies on this site.
SPECIAL THANK-YOU: This project could not exist without the time and effort of volunteers who transcribe the biographies on this site. I would like to particularly acknowledge the work of Judy Bivens, Jeffrey Elmer, Nancy Pratt Melton and Diana Smith - together, they have transcribed over 80% of the biographies posted on this site. Thank you, thank you, thank you!!!
"Classics in Washington History" - the Washington State Library and Washington Secretary of State's Office have collaborated to make several histories available online, including the "History of Old Walla Walla County", the "History of Clarke County, Washington Territory" and others. (Note: viewing these books requires the DJVU plug-in, which is available from the website).
About the WA Bios Project
In May of 1997, the US Biographies Project was organized by Jeff Murphy, using the established KY Biographies Project as a model. The intent was to provide a single entry point to all the biography projects.
The coordinator of the WABios Project is
Volunteers are needed to enter, edit and archive Washington biographies. If you would like to volunteer for this project, please see the page, How to Volunteer.
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