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Oral history interview with Floyd H. Hart, Jr.
- circa 1969 (Creation)
.1 cubic feet 1 audiocassette (23 min., 44 sec.)
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Floyd Henry "Hank" Hart, Jr. was born in Oregon in 1931. In 1952, he and JoAnn Larsen were married; they later had three children. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1952 to 1956 and fought in the Korean War. He was an active member of the Medford, Oregon, community and represented Jackson County in the Oregon House of Representatives from 1967 to 1970. In 1973, a few years after leaving the Legislature, Hart and his family moved to Hawaii. JoAnn died in 1987. He returned to Oregon in 1989, and that same year he and Dorothy Boehnke were married. He died in 2014.
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This oral history interview with Floyd H. Hart, Jr. was conducted by Bob Reese circa 1969 at the Capitol studio in Salem, Oregon. In this interview, Hart discusses his efforts for property tax relief legislation. He also discusses the need for a sales tax to help fund public schools. He goes on to talk about pending legislation regarding air and water pollution.
After about 10 minutes of dead air, this tape also includes the swearing-in ceremony of Lee Johnson to the office of Oregon attorney general in 1969, including a short speech Johnson made to the Oregon Legislature.
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Collection is open for research.
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Joint copyright for this recording is held by the Oregon Historical Society and the estate of Lee Johnson. Use is allowed according to the following statement: In Copyright – Non-Commercial Use Permitted: http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-NC/1.0/
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Preferred citation: Oral history interview with Floyd H. Hart, Jr., by Bob Reese, SR 1176, Oregon Historical Society Research Library.
Handwritten index to the Floyd H. Hart, Jr. interview (1 page) is available for in-person use at the Oregon Historical Society Research Library.
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Finding aid based on DACS (Describing Archives: A Content Standard), 2nd Edition.
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- Johnson, Lee (Robertson Lee), 1930-2009 (Subject)