Michelle L. Gomilla
Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee
Retired El Paso attorney.
Summary of Interview
Part of Chamizal Oral History Project; history of Scott, Hulse, Marshall, Feuille, Finger, and Thurmond, law firm representing U.S. at 1911 arbitration hearing on Chamizal; role of Richard F. Burges as U.S. Associate Counsel in Chamizal arbitration hearing; historical background of Chamizal issue; Mexico City meeting of U.S. President John F. Kennedy and Mexico President Adolfo Lopez Mateos; reasons for delay in setting Chamizal issue; describes Chamizal tract and discusses Public Law 88-300; relocation of Chamizal residents and businesses; paper he authored on Chamizal dispute; sources of information of Chamizal issue.
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Interview with J. Samuel Moore by Michelle L. Gomilla, 1994, "Interview no. 842," Institute of Oral History, University of Texas at El Paso.