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Douglas McKay

Douglas McKayAKA James Douglas McKay

Born: 24-Jun-1893
Birthplace: Portland, OR
Died: 22-Jul-1959
Location of death: Salem, OR
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Belcrest Memorial Park, Salem, OR

Gender: Male
Religion: Presbyterian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Secretary of the Interior, 1953-56

Military service: US Army (infantry officer, WWI, also WWII)

Father: Edwin D. McKay
Mother: Minnie A. Musgrove
Wife: Mabel Christine Hill (m. 31-Mar-1917)

    University: BS Agriculture, Oregon Agricultural College (1917)

    US Secretary of the Interior (21-Jan-1953 to 15-Apr-1956)
    Governor of Oregon (10-Jan-1949 to 27-Dec-1952, resigned)
    Oregon State Senate 1st (1935-, and also 1946-)
    Mayor of Salem, OR (1933-34)
    Scottish Ancestry


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