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The Resource Oral history interview with Hon. Burt M. Henson ..., by Enid Hart Douglass

Oral history interview with Hon. Burt M. Henson ..., by Enid Hart Douglass

Label
Oral history interview with Hon. Burt M. Henson ..., 1988
Title
Oral history interview with Hon. Burt M. Henson ...
Statement of responsibility
by Enid Hart Douglass
Inclusive dates
1988
Creator
Contributor
Interviewee
Interviewer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Judge Henson discusses Democratic party politics in Ventura County and his two election campaigns for the Assembly. He talks about the speakership of Jesse M. Unruh and the activities of lobbyists. During this period Ventura County experienced a flurry of activity in homebuilding, and Judge Henson carried a number of bills dealing with problems with contractors. He discusses other legislation he carried. Various facets of CDC activity is covered
Additional physical form
Audiotape recording available.
Biographical or historical data
Burt M. Henson, a practicing attorney, was elected to the California State Assembly in 1962 to represent the Thirty-seventh Assembly District and served until 1966. He sponsored legislation which reformed the licensing system for contractors, reorganized the Ventura County court system, created Point Mugu State Park, and provided for the establishment of a state college for Ventura County. He served on the following committees: Planning and Public Works; Water; Criminal Procedure; Public Health; Natural Resources; and Ways and Means. In 1966, he was appointed a municipal court judge in Ventura County. He retired in 1986 and is in the travel business with his wife.
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 Hon. Burt M. Henson ..., by Enid Hart Douglass
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Transcript of a two-hour interview completed under the auspices of the Oral History Program, Clarement Graduate School and the California State Archives, State Government Oral History Program
Cumulative index finding aids
Volume includes name index.
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
ii, 88 leaves, bound
Other physical details
port.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)22930329
  • ucoclc22930329
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. Tape copies are not made for sale or for distribution outside the program.
Label
Oral history interview with Hon. Burt M. Henson ..., by Enid Hart Douglass
Publication
Note
Transcript of a two-hour interview completed under the auspices of the Oral History Program, Clarement Graduate School and the California State Archives, State Government Oral History Program
Cumulative index finding aids
Volume includes name index.
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
ii, 88 leaves, bound
Other physical details
port.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)22930329
  • ucoclc22930329
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. Tape copies are not made for sale or for distribution outside the program.

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