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Minnesota Environmental Issues Oral History Project: Interview with Raymond Haik
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Haik is a native of Minneapolis, Minnesota, and received his undergraduate degree at the University of Minnesota. Upon graduation from the University of Minnesota Law School in 1953, he became the assistant attorney general for the Minnesota Department of Conservation. Haik later helped to found the law firm of Popham, Haik, Schnobrich, Kaufman & Doty. He also served as senior vice president and general counsel for Northern States Power Company. Haik rejoined his private practice in 1986. He served as a member of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Review Committee, and was appointed to the U.S. Water Pollution Control Advisory Board and the Quetico Superior Committee. Also, Haik served as chapter president, state president, and on the national board of directors for the Izaak Walton League. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: His background; how he became involved in environmental law; memories of Richard Dorer; Izaak Walton League; issues involved in while working for the Attorney General's office; John Blatnik; accomplishments of IWL while president; Water Pollution Advisory Board; environmental work while in private practice; and working for Amex and NSP.
1 hour sound cassette
23 pages transcript
Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
60 minutes length
Interviewer: Robertson, Margaret A.
Interviewee: Haik, Raymond
Made in: Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
|Holding Type||Oral History - Interview|
OH 58 (Library Call Number)
AV1988.99.8 (Accession Number)
MHS Library Catalog
Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minnesota Environmental Issues Oral History Project'