Interviewed by Bob Brown on March 23, 2005. McOmber describes his affiliation with the Farmer's Union as a young politician, the effects of the Montana Power Company and the Anaconda Company on Montana politics, and his terms in the legislature. He details his relationships with various legislators, governors, and lobbyists. He ends by giving a description of the legislature's procedures before and after the new 1972 Montana constitution. W. Gordon McOmber is a former Montana legislator, President of the Senate.
Montana Power Company; Anaconda Company; Legislators
Bob Brown Oral History Project OH-396, Archives & Special Collections, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana
University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library
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1 sound file (79 min.) : digital, WAV file (402 Mb), + 1 transcript (70 p. ; 28 cm.)
McOmber, W. Gordon, "W. Gordon McOmber interview" (2005). Bob Brown Oral History Project. OH396-09.