Governor Victor Atiyeh Oral History: Tape 26, Side 1


Governor Victor Atiyeh Oral History: Tape 26, Side 1


Victor Atiyeh served as governor of Oregon from 1979-1987. This is one part of an oral history interview that was originally recorded on over 60 cassette tapes by the Oregon Historical Society. It is accompanied by a typed transcript. This portion covers: Process of appointments while he was governor; Kelly Wood and the Department of Energy; partisanship in Legislature during early years as governor; conflict with legislature over appointments; early relationship as Governor with Senate President Jason Boe; replacing members of the Energy Facilities Sitting Council; cutting salaries of personal staff; Dolores' new role as Governor's wife; Tom and Suzanne Atiyeh adjusting to their father as Governor; inaugural address: issues raised and response to speech; association with Governor Reagan's message.


Atiyeh, Victor

Is Part Of

Governor Victor Atiyeh Collection: Oral History recordings




The original recording and transcript of this oral history are in collection SR 1135, Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library


Hansen, Clark