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The Bates Student - Volume 147 Number 9 - December 7, 2016, Bates College Dec 2016

The Bates Student - Volume 147 Number 9 - December 7, 2016, Bates College

The Bates Student

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The Bates Student - Volume 147 Number 6 - November 2, 2016, Bates College Nov 2016

The Bates Student - Volume 147 Number 6 - November 2, 2016, Bates College

The Bates Student

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Welsh, William "Bill" Oral History Interview, Don Nicoll Nov 2003

Welsh, William "Bill" Oral History Interview, Don Nicoll

Edmund S. Muskie Oral History Collection

William Brownlee Welsh was born in Munfordville, Kentucky, on September 18, 1924. His mother, Mary Cox Welsh, was in charge of dining halls at Berea College in Kentucky. His father, Benjamin Tibbetts Welsh, worked in a labor program in Berea. William grew up around Berea and eventually attended Berea College. However, Welsh split time during his childhood between Kentucky and Boothbay Harbor, Maine, where his grandfather worked on a dairy farm. Welsh spent every summer of his youth in Boothbay Harbor with his grandfather, until he went away to fight in World War II for three or four years. Welsh ...


Kneeland, Doug Oral History Interview, Andrea L'Hommedieu Sep 2003

Kneeland, Doug Oral History Interview, Andrea L'Hommedieu

Edmund S. Muskie Oral History Collection

Douglas E. Kneeland was born in Lincoln, Maine, on July 27, 1929 to Bruce and Sally Kneeland. Through the Great Depression his family moved many times before settling in Somerville, Massachusetts. They lived in Somerville from the time Kneeland was in seventh grade until the beginning of his senior year in high school. After high school, Kneeland went into the Army for a couple years, and then went on to the University of Maine at Orono for four years. His father, Bruce Kneeland, had several odd jobs including working at the Bangor Daily News. When Doug was in school he ...


Hobbins, Barry Oral History Interview, Andrea L'Hommedieu Sep 2003

Hobbins, Barry Oral History Interview, Andrea L'Hommedieu

Edmund S. Muskie Oral History Collection

Barry J. Hobbins was born May 17, 1951 in Biddeford, Maine and grew up in Saco, Maine. Aside from two years that he spent at St. Michael’s College, he has lived in Saco all of his life. Hobbins became involved with politics in 1972 when he was elected to the Maine state legislature. He ran for the U.S. Congress in 1984, and served in the state senate from 1988 to 1990. He was also the state chairman at one time. He worked on Ed Muskie’s presidential campaign in 1972 and his senatorial campaign in 1976. At the ...


Nelson, Robert Oral History Interview, Andrea L'Hommedieu Jan 2003

Nelson, Robert Oral History Interview, Andrea L'Hommedieu

Edmund S. Muskie Oral History Collection

Robert L. Nelson was born August 10, 1931 in Dover, New Hampshire to Albert and Alice Nelson. He grew up in Dover, and spent his summers in South Freeport, Maine where his mother was born. He attended MCI prep school for one year, then went on to Bates College. After two years at Bates, the Korean War began and Robert spent two years in the army. He then returned to Bates and graduated in 1956. He attended Georgetown Law School, and worked at the Library of Congress. Just before graduating he began working on the Commission on Civil Rights. He ...


Shevis, Estelle "Stell" And William "Shev" Oral History Interview, Andrea L'Hommedieu Dec 2002

Shevis, Estelle "Stell" And William "Shev" Oral History Interview, Andrea L'Hommedieu

Edmund S. Muskie Oral History Collection

Mildred Estelle “Stell” (Beehner) Shevis was born on July 1, 1915 in Hartford, Connecticut to George and Mildred Beehner and grew up in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She attended Watertown High School before going on to the Massachusetts College of Art. Here she met her future husband William “Shev” Shevis. Shev Shevis emigrated from Scotland in 1928. He grew up in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts and graduated from the Massachusetts College of Art in 1937. After they were married, Stell and Shev moved to Belmont, Maine to become freelance artists, where they were one of only 2 Democratic families in the town. They ...


Stover, Dolores Oral History Interview, Don Nicoll Sep 2002

Stover, Dolores Oral History Interview, Don Nicoll

Edmund S. Muskie Oral History Collection

Dolores Stover was born in Manhattan, New York on December 19, 1924 and grew up there, the oldest of ten children. Stover attended parochial school and then joined the Marine Corps in 1945. She was a magistrate in Virginia for seven years and then became Edmund Muskie’s secretary in 1972. Stover was later appointed Chief Clerk of the Post Office Committee. After that, she went to work for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC), and then later became the personal secretary to Edward “Ted” Kennedy.


Clifford, John, Iv Oral History Interview, Paul Brunetti Aug 2002

Clifford, John, Iv Oral History Interview, Paul Brunetti

Edmund S. Muskie Oral History Collection

John D. Clifford, IV was born December 26, 1951 in Lewiston, Maine. His parents were John D. Clifford, III and Athena (Kesaris) Clifford. His mother’s parents were Greek immigrants, and he is the grandson of Judge John D. Clifford, II. He attended Exeter High School and Bowdoin College and later the University of Maine, School of Law. Clifford’s family has been involved in Maine politics for several generations. At the time of this interview he practiced law in Lisbon, Maine.


Nicoll, Don Oral History Interview, Paul Brunetti Jul 2002

Nicoll, Don Oral History Interview, Paul Brunetti

Edmund S. Muskie Oral History Collection

Donald Eugene "Don" Nicoll was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on August 4, 1927, and grew up in the West Roxbury section of the city. He is the son of George and Mary Nicoll. He attended Robert Gould Shaw Junior High School and Boston English High School and graduated from Colby College in Waterville, Maine in 1949, majoring in History with a minor in Government. Don met his future wife, Hilda Farnum, also a Colby student, when they worked in the resort town of Ocean Park, Maine, in the summer of 1944. Nicoll began his graduate work at Pennsylvania State College ...


Spiegel, Jack Oral History Interview, Andrea L'Hommedieu May 2002

Spiegel, Jack Oral History Interview, Andrea L'Hommedieu

Edmund S. Muskie Oral History Collection

Jack Spiegel was born in Salem, Massachusetts on November 6, 1917 to Lena Ann [Swig] and Charles Spiegel. His mother was a housewife and his father was a shoe wholesaler. Jack was educated in the Salem public schools. He graduated from Amherst College in 1939. After college, he became active in business, coming to Maine and operating Quoddy Moccasins, which he sold in 1971. Since then, he has been active in various community and philanthropic activities. He donated 160 acres of land to the Bradley Mountain State Park, and 1100 acres in Raymond to Lands for Maine’s future.


Cutler, Eliot Oral History Interview, Andrea L'Hommedieu Apr 2002

Cutler, Eliot Oral History Interview, Andrea L'Hommedieu

Edmund S. Muskie Oral History Collection

Eliot Raphael Cutler was born in 1946 in Bangor, Maine. His father was a physician and his mother was an economist. His father was responsible for the reorganization of the Maine university system and the Cutler Health Center in Orono, Maine is named in his honor. As a sophomore in high school, Cutler transferred from Bangor High School to Deerfield Academy. He attended Harvard University and Georgetown Law School. While at Harvard he was involved with the Harvard Lampoon. He worked as a legislative assistant and clerk for Muskie from 1967 to 1972, and was a senior staff person at ...


Delahanty, John Oral History Interview, Andrea L'Hommedieu Oct 2001

Delahanty, John Oral History Interview, Andrea L'Hommedieu

Edmund S. Muskie Oral History Collection

John Delahanty was born to Jeanne (Clifford) and Thomas E. Delahanty on March 26, 1948 in Lewiston, Maine. His father was a political activist, Congressional candidate, Muskie supporter, and Maine superior court judge. John was educated in the Lewiston public schools, and graduated from Bowdoin College in 1970. That same year he worked on Muskie’s Senate campaign. After college, he served in Vietnam as a Captain in the Army. He returned to Lewiston to substitute teach, and work for Senator Muskie as a Maine Affairs staff person. He then attended Boston College School of Law, and went to work ...


Carignan, Jim Oral History Interview, Jeremy Robitaille Aug 2001

Carignan, Jim Oral History Interview, Jeremy Robitaille

Edmund S. Muskie Oral History Collection

James “Jim” Carignan was born in Conway, New Hampshire on August 31, 1939. His father, Hervy, worked in a wood turning factory and his mother, Florence, was a retail salesperson. Of Roman Catholic, French-Canadian and Irish background, they were Democrats. Carignan was president of his class, involved with New England regional debate and forensics, president of New England Senate, and a Regional Key Club Officer. He attended Bates College (class of 1961), majoring in History and was president of his senior class, and worked in the office of the Dean of Men. Jim taught Colonial American history at the University ...


Mcgoldrick, Richard "Dick" Oral History Interview, Jeremy Robitaille Aug 2001

Mcgoldrick, Richard "Dick" Oral History Interview, Jeremy Robitaille

Edmund S. Muskie Oral History Collection

Richard McGoldrick was born in Westwood, Massachusetts on November 2, 1941. His parents were Charles C. and Elizabeth P. McGoldrick. Charles was a salesman for Abbott Laboratories (manufacturer of drugs) and Elizabeth was a homemaker. Richard had seven brothers and sisters, and the family was Boston Irish Catholic. He attended public schools in Westwood, and graduated from Westwood High School in 1959. He graduated from Boston College in 1963 majoring in Economics, and then attended graduate school to study labor and industrial relations at University of Illinois in Champagne-Urbana. He was editor of the Journal of Business at Boston College ...


Nicoll, Don Oral History Interview, Jeremy Robitaille Aug 2001

Nicoll, Don Oral History Interview, Jeremy Robitaille

Edmund S. Muskie Oral History Collection

Donald Eugene "Don" Nicoll was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on August 4, 1927, and grew up in the West Roxbury section of the city. He is the son of George and Mary Nicoll. He attended Robert Gould Shaw Junior High School and Boston English High School and graduated from Colby College in Waterville, Maine in 1949, majoring in History with a minor in Government. Don met his future wife, Hilda Farnum, also a Colby student, when they worked in the resort town of Ocean Park, Maine, in the summer of 1944. Nicoll began his graduate work at Pennsylvania State College ...


Carignan, Jim Oral History Interview, Jeremy Robitaille Jul 2001

Carignan, Jim Oral History Interview, Jeremy Robitaille

Edmund S. Muskie Oral History Collection

James “Jim” Carignan was born in Conway, New Hampshire on August 31, 1939. His father, Hervy, worked in a wood turning factory and his mother, Florence, was a retail salesperson. Of Roman Catholic, French-Canadian and Irish background, they were Democrats. Carignan was president of his class, involved with New England regional debate and forensics, president of New England Senate, and a Regional Key Club Officer. He attended Bates College (class of 1961), majoring in History and was president of his senior class, and worked in the office of the Dean of Men. Jim taught Colonial American history at the University ...


Nicoll, Don Oral History Interview, Jeremy Robitaille Jul 2001

Nicoll, Don Oral History Interview, Jeremy Robitaille

Edmund S. Muskie Oral History Collection

Donald Eugene "Don" Nicoll was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on August 4, 1927, and grew up in the West Roxbury section of the city. He is the son of George and Mary Nicoll. He attended Robert Gould Shaw Junior High School and Boston English High School and graduated from Colby College in Waterville, Maine in 1949, majoring in History with a minor in Government. Don met his future wife, Hilda Farnum, also a Colby student, when they worked in the resort town of Ocean Park, Maine, in the summer of 1944. Nicoll began his graduate work at Pennsylvania State College ...


Paulson, Carmelle And Richard Oral History Interview, Nicholas Christie Jul 2001

Paulson, Carmelle And Richard Oral History Interview, Nicholas Christie

Edmund S. Muskie Oral History Collection

Carmelle Paulson was born on April 14, 1957 in Rumford, Maine. Her parents were Adrian and Gertrude Boivin. Her father worked in the paper mill. They were a French-Canadian, Catholic, Democratic family. She attended New Hampshire College of Accounting in Manchester, New Hampshire. After college she worked at Fairchild Semiconductor in the cost accounting department, and then joined the Model Cities Project in Portland as an accountant, working with Jack Dexter. She also lived in a Model Cities neighborhood, so was very involved with its progress and development, and was later promoted to deputy director.

Richard Paulson, Jr. was born ...


Gacetta, Dominic Oral History Interview, Nicholas Christie Jun 2001

Gacetta, Dominic Oral History Interview, Nicholas Christie

Edmund S. Muskie Oral History Collection

Dominic Gacetta was born November 2, 1928 in Rumford, Maine to Dominic and Clorinda Gaccetta. He attended Stephen’s High School, Maine Central Institute (MCI), Bates College (class of 1953) and served in the U.S. Marine Corps. He taught junior high in Readfield, Maine and worked in Sales for General Mills and Scott Paper Company. He has been involved in non- profit poverty programs.


Letendre, Jacqueline (Boucher) Oral History Interview, Jeremy Robitaille Jun 2001

Letendre, Jacqueline (Boucher) Oral History Interview, Jeremy Robitaille

Edmund S. Muskie Oral History Collection

Jacqueline (Boucher) Letendre was born October 21, 1923 in Lewiston, Maine. Her father, Jean Charles Boucher, was originally from Quebec Province, Canada and immigrated at age 5 in April 1900. He was a general contractor, and mayor of Lewiston from 1943 to 1944, and a contemporary of Ed Muskie. He also served in the Maine house and senate. Her mother was a homemaker and also involved in social and political functions. Letendre had 10 siblings and was the second eldest. She attended Lewiston High School and graduated from Bates College in 1956 after working for 11 years. She attended Bryn ...


Cole, John Oral History Interview, Jeremy Robitaille Jun 2001

Cole, John Oral History Interview, Jeremy Robitaille

Edmund S. Muskie Oral History Collection

John N. Cole was born on February 26, 1923 in New York, New York to Helen (Dodd) and John N. Cole, Sr. His mother was a homemaker and department store window dresser. His father was a venture capital broker. He grew up and attended schools in New York City, but his family had strong ties to East Hampton. His father was a pioneering preservationist of the East Hamptons in the 1940s and 1950s, preserving two properties slated for development. Following school, Cole was a fisherman in New York for seven years. He then began to write, getting published in Esquire ...


Mcinnis, Austin And Frances Oral History Interview, Andrea L'Hommedieu Sep 2000

Mcinnis, Austin And Frances Oral History Interview, Andrea L'Hommedieu

Edmund S. Muskie Oral History Collection

Daniel Hassed “Austin” McInnis was born in Rumford, Maine in 1914. His father was an electrician and his mother worked in the batting mill. He made money during the Depression working as a caddy. He attended Bentley College and then returned to Rumford to work in the mill. From there, he was hired as an accountant at a Chevrolet dealership and worked there until he retired.

Frances (Kowalzyk ) McInnis was born on March 15, 1923 in Rumford, Maine. Her parents moved to Rumford around the same time that the Muskies moved there, attracted by the promise of mill jobs. She ...


Roach, Arnold Oral History Interview, Andrea L'Hommedieu Aug 2000

Roach, Arnold Oral History Interview, Andrea L'Hommedieu

Edmund S. Muskie Oral History Collection

George Arnold Roach was born July 28, 1929 in Rockland, Maine. He grew up in Houlton and summered in Rockland. His father, Herbert Roach, was a potato farmer, buyer, and machinery dealer. He attended the University of Maine and later joined the military, where he spent 30 years. He became interested in politics, particularly the Democratic Party in Maine. He worked on several of Muskie’s campaigns and stayed involved, both distantly and actively throughout his career. At the time of this interview, he worked for the State of Maine Department of Agriculture as a political appointee.


O'Leary, Charles J. "Chick" Oral History Interview, Greg Beam Jul 2000

O'Leary, Charles J. "Chick" Oral History Interview, Greg Beam

Edmund S. Muskie Oral History Collection

Charles J. “Chick” O’Leary was born January 25, 1937 in Bangor, Maine. His parents were Charles, Sr. and Doris (Foley) O’Leary. He was childhood friends with William S. “Bill” Cohen; they played ball together. He attended John Bapst high school and started college at St. Michael’s, then took a year off to work on an oil rig and completed his studies at the University of Maine, Orono, receiving a master’s in History. He taught at Winslow High School then went to Beirut on a Fulbright grant. He later was hired by Ben Dorsky to help with ...


Linton, Ron M. Oral History Interview, Don Nicoll May 2000

Linton, Ron M. Oral History Interview, Don Nicoll

Edmund S. Muskie Oral History Collection

Ron M. Linton was born in Detroit, Michigan on May 7, 1929 and attended Michigan State University, which was then known as Michigan State College of Agriculture and Applied Science, where he graduated in 1951 with a bachelor’s degree in political science. After school, he started out as a freelance reporter for the United Press and then went into the service until 1954. He became the press secretary to the late U.S. Senator Blair Moody. Upon Moody’s death, Linton went to work for the G. Mennen Williams administration, back in Michigan, where he was the secretary of ...


Karahalios, Tony Oral History Interview, Andrea L'Hommedieu Apr 2000

Karahalios, Tony Oral History Interview, Andrea L'Hommedieu

Edmund S. Muskie Oral History Collection

Anthony “Tony” Karahalios was born August 9, 1919 in Lewiston, Maine to Nicholas and Christine Karahalios. He graduated from Lewiston High School in 1937 and Bentley College in 1941, then served in World War II flying troops and cargo carrier planes in the Pacific theater. He was an accountant for 50 years. Tony had close ties with the Lewiston/Auburn business community and knew many Republicans and their views. He was active in statewide campaigns including Frank Coffin’s and Tom Delahanty’s campaigns. He was treasurer of Frank Coffin’s campaign. He was married to Marisse Botiggi Karahalios.


Reed, Carlton "Bud" Oral History Interview, Marisa Burnham-Bestor Feb 2000

Reed, Carlton "Bud" Oral History Interview, Marisa Burnham-Bestor

Edmund S. Muskie Oral History Collection

Carlton Day “Bud” Reed was born in Bath, Maine in 1930 and raised in Woolwich, Maine. He attended Colby College, graduating in the class of 1953, and worked on Muskie’s 1954 gubernatorial campaign. Reed was elected to the Maine House of Representatives in 1958. Losing his bid for reelection in 1960, he ran for the Senate in 1962 defeating Rodney E. Ross, Jr. Reelected in 1964, Reed ran for the Senate President’s post. Barry Goldwater’s landslide defeat in that year helped the Democrats gain control of the Maine Legislature for the first time since 1911. Following his ...


Tierney, James Oral History Interview, Marisa Burnham-Bestor Jan 2000

Tierney, James Oral History Interview, Marisa Burnham-Bestor

Edmund S. Muskie Oral History Collection

James Tierney was born on April 27, 1947 in Brooklyn, New York. He grew up in Brunswick, Maine and took advantage of the proximity to Bowdoin College by sitting in on classes and studying in the library. He earned his B.A. at the University of Maine, Orono, then married and attended University of Maine Law School while also serving in the Maine House of Representatives. He started a law firm, primarily representing labor, and was appointed State Attorney General in 1980.


Jonitis, Elizabeth Oral History Interview, Meredith Gethin-Jones Oct 1999

Jonitis, Elizabeth Oral History Interview, Meredith Gethin-Jones

Edmund S. Muskie Oral History Collection

Elizabeth Jonitis was born in Westchester, Pennsylvania in 1921. Her parents, Clark and Elizabeth Wright, married during World War I and were Quakers. She went to a Quaker boarding school. During World War II she was in the Women’s League for Peace and Freedom and volunteered with the American Friends Service, spending five years with that organization in Washington. She later taught English as a secondary language (ESL) in Lewiston, Maine. In 1954 she worked at Pineland, a school for the mentally handicapped. She worked in Special Education in the Auburn schools and was president of the Central Maine ...