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Thomas Lawson Mccall Edit Profile

governor of Oregon.

Thomas Lawson Mccall, American governor of Oregon. Recipient award outstanding television documentary in the United States, Sigma Delta Chi, 1962; Golden Beaver award Izaak Walton League, 1959; Brotherhood award Oregon Regional Conference Christians and Jews, 1964. Served as correspondent United States Navy Reserve, 1944-1946.; Member Phi Delta Theta, Alpha Delta Sigma. Episcopalian.

Background

Mccall, Thomas Lawson was born on March 22, 1913 in Egypt, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Henry and Dorothy (Lawson) Mccall.

Education

Bachelor of Arts Journalism, U. Oregon, 1936. Doctor of Laws, Linfield College, McMinnville, Oregon, 1965.

Career

News analyst radio and television, 1944-1964. Administrative assistant to Governor Oregon McKay, 1949-1952. Secretary of the State of Oregon, 1965-1966.

Governor State of Oregon, 1967-1974. past president Oregon Prison Chairman's Association Portland Metropolitan Youth. Commission President Oregon Association Crippled Children and Adults. Active National Conference of Christians and Jews.

Republican nominee for Congress, 1954.

Membership

Served as correspondent United States Navy Reserve, 1944-1946. Member Phi Delta Theta, Alpha Delta Sigma. Episcopalian.

Connections

Married Audrey Owen, May 20, 1939. Children: Thomas Lawson, Samuel Walker III. Political.

father:
Henry Mccall

mother:
Dorothy (Lawson) Mccall

spouse:
Audrey Owen

children:
Thomas Lawson Mccall

Samuel Walker III. Polit Mccall