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James McGrath: Oakland Army Base Oral History Project

Interviewee(s):
McGrath, James
Interviewer(s):
Rubens, Lisa
Title:
James McGrath: Oakland Army Base Oral History Project
Abstract:
James McGrath was born in Washington while his father worked at the Hanford nuclear facility. He was raised in Los Angeles and attended UC Berkeley during the 1960s. He then worked for the Environmental Protection Agency and the California Coastal Commission. He was hired by the Port of Oakland at Environmental Manager in 1990. In his capacity as port Environmental Manager he played a role in the realignment of the Oakland Army Base from military to civilian use.
Subject area(s):
Community and Identity
Natural Resources, Agriculture, and the Environment
Interview date(s):
2008
Project:
Oakland Army Base
Oskicat record:
b17717783
Rights:
McGrath, James. "James McGrath: Oakland Army Base Oral History Project." Interview by Lisa Rubens in 2008. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 2008.