Graco Inc. Oral History Project: Interview with Charles F. Murphy

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Titles Graco Inc. Oral History Project: Interview with Charles F. Murphy
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Charles F. Murphy was born January 27, 1920 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He is the son of Harry Murphy and a graduate of the University of Minnesota. He served as Vice President of Community Affairs for Graco Inc. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Childhood in Minneapolis; family life; Depression life and work; World War II experiences and work in McDonell Douglas plant in Los Angeles before joining Marine Corps; founding of Graco Inc.; father's investment in Gray Company; father's career with Graco; Graco growth and product development; engineering work at Graco; Russell and Leil Gray; Graco products and markets; Graco first listing on OTC stock exchange; Murphy family involvement in Graco management.
Quantity 8 hours sound cassette
115 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 480 minutes length
Creation Interviewee: Murphy, Charles F.
Interviewer: Fogerty, James E.
Made in: Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Graco Inc.
Dates Creation: 03/04/1983 - 07/14/1983 (Interview dates: 3/4/1983, 3/11/1983, 4/8/1983, and 7/14/1983.)
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 8.7 (Library Call Number)
AV1986.290.6 (Accession Number)
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Graco Inc. Oral History Project'


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