Henry McCall

Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 21 Oct 1986 (aged 74)
Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA
Burial Burial Details Unknown
Memorial ID 208584367 · View Source
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Obituary from the Oregonian (Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA), on Saturday, October 25, 1986, page 52:

Henry McCall, brother of former governor, dies

Requiem Mass will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday in St. Mark's Episcopal Church for Henry McCall Jr., who died Tuesday in a Portland hospital at the age of 74. He was a brother of the late Oregon Gov. Tom McCall.

Mr. McCall, a Southwest Portland resident, was born on his grandfather's estate in Scituate, Mass. He was raised at the McCall family ranch near Prineville and graduated from Crook County High School.

He was a graduate of the University of Oregon, where he played varsity baseball and was a member of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity, and the University of Oregon Law School. In 1933 and 1934, he was a Pacific Coast All-League first baseman.

One of his classmates at the university was Joe Gordon, who played for the New York Yankees and Cleveland Indians and later managed the Indians and Detroit Tigers.

Following an unsuccessful tryout with the Boston Red Sox in 1938, Mr. McCall began his career with Sun Life Assurance Co. of Canada. He recently retired from the company.

During World War II, he served in the U. S. Navy as a lieutenant.

Mr. McCall also was president of Retirement Plans Inc. of Portland. He was a chartered life underwriter and a member of the Estate Planning Council and the Kiwanis Club, and a former member of the Governor's Commission on Judicial Reform. He was a vestryman for Calvary Episcopal Church in Seaside and a member of Ascension Chapel Episcopal in Portland.

For more than 40 years, he maintained homes in both Portland and Gearhart.

Surviving are two daughters, An McCollem of Medford and Mary L. McCall of Portland; a son, Henry S. of Washington, D. C.; two sisters, Dorothy Chamberlain and Jean Babson, both of Portland; and four grandchildren.

Interment will be private. The family suggests that remembrances be contributions to the William Temple House, 706 N. W. 23rd Ave., Portland 97210.

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