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McNary High School is a public 4-year school located in Keizer, Oregon . It was established in 1965. It is named after Oregon Senator Charles L. McNary. The school's mascot is the Celtic, and its school colors are blue and white. It has roughly over 2,000 students, making it a 6A school.
Charles Linza McNary (June 12, 1874 - February 25, 1944) was a U.S. Republican politician from Oregon, best known for serving as a U.S. Senator from 1917-44, and as Senate Minority Leader from 1933-44. In the Senate, McNary helped to pass legislation that led to the construction of Bonneville Dam. In 1940, McNary was the Republican Vice Presidential candidate of Presidential candidate Wendell Willkie. Before serving in the Senate, he served on the Oregon Supreme Court from 1913 to 1915 and was dean of Willamette University College of Law from 1908 to 1913 in his hometown of Salem, Oregon.