The New Administration: Secretary of the Interior

DOUGLAS McKAY, 59, governor of Oregon.

Family & Early Years: Born in Portland, Ore. of Western pioneer stock (his grandfather came to Oregon for the Hudson's Bay Co. in the 1840s). He was christened James Douglas, but dropped James when he was a youth. Father was a carpenter and young McKay quit high school to help with the family income. He delivered papers, drove a butcher wagon, worked as an office boy for the Union Pacific, ran a small laundry. Worked his way through Oregon State, where he concentrated on agriculture. In 1920 went to work as auto salesman, within two...

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