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The Resource Oral history interview with Eugene A. Chappie ..., by Donald B. Seney

Oral history interview with Eugene A. Chappie ..., by Donald B. Seney

Label
Oral history interview with Eugene A. Chappie ..., 1990
Title
Oral history interview with Eugene A. Chappie ...
Statement of responsibility
by Donald B. Seney
Inclusive dates
1990
Creator
Contributor
Interviewee
Interviewer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Chappie discusses farming in Cool, Calif., WWII experience in the South Pacific, appointment to the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors in 1950, water politics, SOFAR project, being elected to the California Assembly, committee assignments, reapportionment, handicapped access, fundraising, lobbying efforts, and his election to the U.S. House of Representatives. Major topics covered include regional planning in the Lake Tahoe Basin, welfare reform, environment as a political issue, opposition to Jerry Brown's administration, Auburn Dam controversy, and his decision to retire from the U.S. House of Representatives
Additional physical form
Audiotape recording available.
Biographical or historical data
Eugene A. Chappie was born March 28, 1920 in Sacramento, Calif. In 1950, Chappie was appointed to a vacant seat on the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors by Gov. Earl Warren. He served until 1965 when he entered the California Assembly as an elected member of the 6th District. He served as Chair of the Welfare Committee from 1967-69 and appointed chair of the Rules Committee from 1969-71. Chappie served on various boards and commissions including the Commission on the Status of Women, Commission of the Californias, and the Heritage Preservation Commission. In 1980, he was a political consultant for the national public relations and public consulting firm of Flashman-Hillard. Chappie died in 1992.
Cataloging source
CLU
Form designation
oral history transcript
Location of originals duplicates
  • The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
  • California State University, Fullerton. Library. Oral History Program.
  • California State University, Sacramento. Library. University Archives.
  • Honnold Library for the Associated Colleges, Claremont, Calif.
  • University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
Label
Oral history interview with Eugene A. Chappie ..., by Donald B. Seney
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Transcript of a 8.0-hour interview completed under the auspices of the Oral History Program, California State University, Sacramento and the California State Archives, State Government Oral History Program
Cumulative index finding aids
Volume includes name index.
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
iii, 288 leaves, bound
Other physical details
port.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)40214942
  • ucoclc40214942
Terms governing use
Copyright to all program materials is assigned by the interviewee to both the Secretary of State, California State Archives, and the program's cooperating institutions. Copies of interview transcripts can be procured from the State Archives and cooperating institutions. Tape copies are not made for sale or for distribution outside the program.
Label
Oral history interview with Eugene A. Chappie ..., by Donald B. Seney
Publication
Note
Transcript of a 8.0-hour interview completed under the auspices of the Oral History Program, California State University, Sacramento and the California State Archives, State Government Oral History Program
Cumulative index finding aids
Volume includes name index.
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
iii, 288 leaves, bound
Other physical details
port.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)40214942
  • ucoclc40214942
Terms governing use
Copyright to all program materials is assigned by the interviewee to both the Secretary of State, California State Archives, and the program's cooperating institutions. Copies of interview transcripts can be procured from the State Archives and cooperating institutions. Tape copies are not made for sale or for distribution outside the program.

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