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Salem, OR

CITY

Official Website:
http://www.cityofsalem.net/

Population:
136924 (2000 census)

Founding Date:
1841

County:
Marion County, Polk County

Capital of Oregon, and its third-largest city.

NEWSPAPERS

Newspaper
Salem Statesman Journal

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
Chemeketa Community College
1969
Willamette University
1842

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Justin Kirk
Actor
28-May-1969   Angels in America
Charles L. McNary
Politician
12-Jun-1874 25-Feb-1944 US Senator from Oregon, 1917-44
Cathy McMorris Rodgers
Politician
22-May-1969   Congresswoman, Washington 5th
James E. West
Politician
28-Mar-1951 22-Jul-2006 Former Mayor of Spokane

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Gregory Breit
Physicist
14-Jul-1899 11-Sep-1981 Proton-proton dispersion
John Fahey
Guitarist
28-Feb-1939 22-Feb-2001 The Transfiguration of Blind Joe Death
Willis C. Hawley
Politician
5-May-1864 24-Jul-1941 Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act
Douglas McKay
Politician
24-Jun-1893 22-Jul-1959 US Secretary of the Interior, 1953-56



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