Melvin P. Strauss
El Paso History
Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee
Former Mayor of El Paso, 1949-1951.
Summary of Interview
Assessment of his administration; corruption in city politics; breakup of Kelly ring; highways and railroads.
Date of Interview
Length of Interview
2 ½ hours
Listen to the Interview
Interview with Daniel Duke by Melvin P. Strauss, 1970, "Interview no. 29," Institute of Oral History, University of Texas at El Paso.