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Document Details


Title: Roy W. Harper
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Harry S Truman Museum and Library
Collection: Truman Library Oral History Program
Description: Democratic county chairman, Pemiscot County, Missouri, 1934; Chairman, State Offices, Harry S. Truman for U.S. Senator Renomination and Election Committee, 1940; service with 35th Fighter Group, U.S. Army Air Corps, 1942-45; Chairman, Missouri State Democratic Committee, 1946-47; U.S. District Judge of Missouri, Eastern and Western Districts of Missouri; 1947-59; Chief Judge, Eastern District of Missouri, 1959-70; Senior Judge, Eastern and Western Districts, since 1971.
Extent: 53 pages
URL: http://www.trumanlibrary.org/oralhist/harperrw.htm
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1978 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Harper, Roy W., 1905-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 26-Jul-1905
Speaker place of birth: Gibson, MO; Missouri; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Chairman; Judge
Age at speaking: 73
Document location: St. Louis, MO
Document date: 22-Sep-1978
Interviewer: Fuchs, J. R.
People discussed: Harry S. Truman; Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972
Historical events discussed: Cold War, 1945-1989; World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: District of Columbia; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Cold War, 1945-1989; District of Columbia; Harry S. Truman; North America; Oral history; Political campaigns--United States; Political parties; Presidents--Term of office--United States; Presidents--United States; Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972; United States; United States--Politics and government; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: European Recovery Program; Marshall Plan; Truman administration
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0032053-35289