Oral History Center - UC Berkeley Library

William Byron Rumford: Legislator for Fair Employment, Fair Housing and Public Health

Interviewee(s):
Rumford, William Byron
Interviewer(s):
Henderson, Joyce
Fry, Amelia
France, Edward
Title:
William Byron Rumford: Legislator for Fair Employment, Fair Housing and Public Health
Abstract:
Family; education, UC School of Pharmacy; Berkeley Rent Control Board, and work on committees for fair housing and integration; state assemblyman, 1948-66: campaign, bill to end discrimination in the National Guard, FEPC bill, fair housing bill, government reorganization committee, committee on public health; campaign and defeat for state senate, 1966; Fair Housing Bill and Proposition 14, 1963-64.
Subject area(s):
Politics, Law, and Policy
Education, University of California
Interview date(s):
1970 1971
Project:
Earl Warren in California
Oskicat record:
b11234141
Rights:
Rumford, William Byron. "William Byron Rumford: Legislator for Fair Employment, Fair Housing and Public Health." Interview by Joyce Henderson, Amelia Fry and Edward France in 1970 and 1971. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 1973.