Interviewee

Tom Diamond

Interviewer

Francisco Hernández

Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee

Civil Engineer, El Paso County Democratic Chairman.

Summary of Interview

Born in Fresno, California; enlisted in the U.S. Army as a private; attended Officer Candidate School and became Capital of Artillery. Memories of childhood and education; WWII memories; service in Australia, the invasion of Luzon, the surrender of Japan; service at Fort Bliss; Meetings with the Tiguas, experiences with tribal leaders of the 1960's; gambling and lawsuits and legal battlers.

Date of Interview

11-11-1998

Length of Interview

1 hour and 19 minutes

Tape Number

No. 928

Transcript Number

No. 928

Interview Number

No. 928

Terms of Use

Restricted

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