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The Resource Oral history interview with Steven A. Merksamer ..., by Donald B. Seney

Oral history interview with Steven A. Merksamer ..., by Donald B. Seney

Label
Oral history interview with Steven A. Merksamer ..., 1994
Title
Oral history interview with Steven A. Merksamer ...
Statement of responsibility
by Donald B. Seney
Inclusive dates
1994
Creator
Contributor
Interviewee
Interviewer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Discusses his family and early life in Sacramento. Describes his work with Republican Party beginning with his college years and including campaign work for various Republicans. Focuses on his time with Governor Deukmejian, describing staff, Governor's relationship with other politicians, his appointements to office, his policies, problems, etc
Biographical or historical data
Born in 1947 in Sacramento California, attended private high school in Monterey (Robert Louis Stevenson School) before entering Claremont Men's College. Majored in government and was active in student government and politics. Served as president for campus Young Republicans, chairman of "Youth for Reagan," worked on various campaigns, etc. After graduation from McGeorge School of Law, joined California Attorney General's Office. In 1982, served as policy director of George Deukmejian's campaign for governor; eventually being appointed as Deukmejian's chief of staff. In 1987, resigned to become a senior government law partner in firm of Nielsen, Merksamer, Parinello, Mueller and Naylor.
Cataloging source
CUY
Form designation
oral history transcript
Illustrations
portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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 Steven A. Merksamer ..., by Donald B. Seney
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Transcript of a 8-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
iv, 331, 14 leaves, bound
Other physical details
port.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)35034244
  • ucoclc35034244
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 Steven A. Merksamer ..., by Donald B. Seney
Publication
Note
Transcript of a 8-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
iv, 331, 14 leaves, bound
Other physical details
port.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)35034244
  • ucoclc35034244
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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