Minnesota Environmental Issues Oral History Project: Interview with Raymond Lappegaard
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Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Lappegaard is a native of Minneapolis and attended the University of Minnesota. He served as a paratrooper in World War II and completed his degree in 1948. He held a variety of state positions, including serving as commissioner of corrections, commissioner of administration, and commissioner of highways. He also held a number of positions in private industry and was active in community affairs, including serving on the board of United Hospital. He was named vice president of J.L. Shiely in 1979. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: His background, role as vice president of public affairs; production of aggregate materials; involvement with and relationship to Grey Cloud and Cottage Grove; use of barges; aggregate tax; choosing new sites for quarrying; mining; and blasting.
Quantity 2 hours sound cassette
21 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 120 minutes length
Creation Interviewer: Robertson, Margaret A.
Interviewee: Lappegaard, Raymond
Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 11/25/1987
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 58
Accession Number AV1988.99.19
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minnesota Environmental Issues Oral History Project'

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