Fred Thomas interview

Interviewee

Fred Thomas

Interviewer

Bob Brown

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Description

Former Montana state senator and gubernatorial candidate. Thomas discusses his twenty-plus years serving in the Montana State Legislature. He describes how his family's involvement in politics encouraged him to become a politician. He briefly talks about fellow legislators including Elmer Severson, Bill Groff, Bob Marks, Jack Ramirez, and Bob Thoft. He also discusses his introduction of the deregulation bill and its effect on Montana's economy.

Type

Oral History

Subjects

Groff, William, 1920-; Marks, Bob; Ramirez, Jack, 1939-; Severson, Elmer D., 1922-; Thoft, Bob, 1929-; Thomas, Fred, 1958-; Montana. Legislature.; Deregulation; Ex-legislators

Original Date

3-31-2010

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

Bob Brown Oral History Project OH-396, Archives & Special Collections, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana

Digital Publisher

University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library

Rights

Copyright to this collection is held by the interview participants and by the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula. Permission may be required for use. For further information please contact Archives and Special Collections: (406) 243-2053 / library.archives@umontana.edu

Oral History Number

OH396-64

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound disc (94 min.) : digital, + 1 transcript (34 p. : 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

94 minutes

Local Filename

oh396_64.mp3; OH396-64.pdf

Fred Thomas interview
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