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Oral history interview with David Donald Mulford : oral history transcript : California State Assemblyman, 1957-1970 / 1988-1989.
BANC MSS 2002/32 c; Phonotape 3188 C:1-5
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Title:

Oral history interview with David Donald Mulford : oral history transcript: California State Assemblyman, 1957-1970 / 1988-1989

Creator/Contributor:

Mulford, David Donald, 1915-2000, creator, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Fong, Timothy P., interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Lage, Ann, interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

State Government Oral History Program (Calif.)

Abstract:

Mulford discusses his career in the State Assembly from 1957-1970, including working with Jesse M. Unruh, becoming Republican caucus chair, Ronald Reagan's campaign and governorship, reactions to disruptions on university campuses (1964-1969), unsuccessful campaign against Ken Meade in 1970, legislative issues.

Date:

1988 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Mulford, David Donald -- 1915-2000 -- Interviews
Unruh, Jesse -- 1922-1987
California. -- Legislature. -- Assembly -- History -- 20th century
Republican Party (Calif.)
University of California (System)
California. -- Legislature. -- Assembly -- Leadership
California. -- Legislature -- Reform
California Medical Assistance Commission.
Politicians -- California -- Interviews
Legislators -- California -- Interviews
Political campaigns -- California
California -- Politics and government -- 1951-

Note:

by Timothy P. Fong and Ann Lage, Regional Oral History Office, University of California Berkeley for the State Government Oral History Program, California State Archives,
Interviews conducted April 11, 1988 and June 26 and 28, 1989 in Oakland and Walnut Creek, California.
AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator. CU-BANC
Audio tape recording of the interviews also available. Shelved as Phonotape 3188 C:1-5.
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 States Archives. Tape copies are not made for sale or for distribution outside the program.
David Donald (Don) Mulford was born on August 27, 1915 in Oakland, California. During World War II he served as an army lieutenant in the European and Pacific theaters. After the war he produced shows and booked bands in Los Angeles. Afterwards he worked in the family insurance business. In 1957, he was elected to the California State Assembly where he served as Republican caucus chairman and as a member of the Ways and Means Committee. In 1970, he left the Assembly and became the protocol officier for the state of California and the city of Oakland. He was also a member of the California Medical Assistance Commission. Mr. Mulford died on March 20, 2000 at the age of eighty-four.

Type:

biography
Oral histories.

Physical Description:

print
1 volume (iii, 97 leaves) ; 29 cm.
5 sound cassettes.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 2002/32 c
Phonotape 3188 C:1-5

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator. CU-BANC
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 States Archives. Tape copies are not made for sale or for distribution outside the program.