Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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McNary, Charles Linza

McNary, Charles Linza, a Senator from Oregon; born on a farm near Salem, Marion County, Oreg., June 12, 1874; attended the public schools and Leland Stanford Junior University, California; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1898 and commenced practice in Salem, Oreg.; deputy district attorney of the third judicial district 1906-1913; dean of the law department of Willamette University, Salem, Oreg., 1908-1913; associate justice of the State supreme court 1913-1915; chairman of the Republican State central committee in 1916 and 1917; appointed as a Republican to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy in the term ending March 3, 1919, caused by the death of Harry Lane and served from May 29, 1917, until November 5, 1918, when Frederick W. Mulkey was elected to fill this vacancy; again appointed to the United States Senate, on December 12, 1918, to become effective December 18, 1918, to fill the vacancy in the same term caused by the resignation of Frederick W. Mulkey, having been previously elected for the term beginning March 4, 1919; reelected in 1924, 1930, 1936, and again in 1942, and served from December 18, 1918, until his death; unsuccessful candidate for Vice President of the United States on the Republican ticket with Wendell Willkie for President in 1940; elected minority leader in March 1933, in which capacity he was serving when he died at Fort Lauderdale, Fla., February 25, 1944, where he had gone to recuperate from an operation; interment in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Salem, Oreg.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "McNary, Charles Linza," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1549 Original Sources, accessed April 23, 2018, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DCZA74TGR3EI7SS.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "McNary, Charles Linza." Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949, in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1549, Original Sources. 23 Apr. 2018. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DCZA74TGR3EI7SS.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'McNary, Charles Linza' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1549. Original Sources, retrieved 23 April 2018, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DCZA74TGR3EI7SS.