Oregon's 30th Governor January 9, 1967 to January 13, 1975
Service-Learning Curriculum and Resources for Teachers
Photo by M. Walster
Troutdale sculptor Rip Caswell based this statue on the photo of McCall holding fish and fly rod as he splashed from the river in T-shirt and waders.
"We who are privileged to be in these chambers today can view the challenges we face as opportunities, not as reasons for despair. We can do this only if we blend our independent spirits in terms of reverence for life and respect for nature. Each of you might suggest different words, but our goal certainly is the same: a better Oregon." Inaugural message to the Oregon Legislature 1971
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