Interviewee

Chris P. Fox

Interviewer

Leon C. Metz and Ed Hamilton

Project

El Paso History

Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee

Vice President of the State National Bank in El Paso, Director of Public Relations. Born in El Paso in 1897; graduated from El Paso High School; elected Sheriff in 1932-1942; presently with the State National Bank; known as "Mr. El Paso."

Summary of Interview

Biography; expansion of the city; the Rio Grande; social life and customs; neighborhoods and ethnic communities; El Paso during Prohibition, the Drepression, and World War II; history of Fort Bliss.

Date of Interview

1972

Length of Interview

3 ½ hours

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Tape Number

No. 19.1

Transcript Number

No. 19.1

Length of Transcript

94 pages

Interview Number

No. 19.1

Terms of Use

Unrestricted

Comments

See also: Interview nos. 19.2, 214

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