Republican League Register of Oregon, The Register Publishing Company, 1896, page 178.
BAYARD, C., E., of The Dalles, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1849, where he lived until 1876, when he went to San Francisco. In 1880 he came to Oregon and settled at The Dalles. He was County Assessor in 1883-84, Deputy County Clerk in 1885-86, and during Harrison’s administration was special agent of the Indian service. Since then he has been special agent of the land department. He has been a Republican since boyhood.