William E. Hunt interview, 1999 Feb. 5

Hunt, William E. (William Edward), 1923-

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2 tapes.
62 p..
Justice William Hunt discusses growing up during the 1930s Depression; attending the University of Montana Law School in the 1950s as part of the GI Bill; work as a crew caller for Great Northern Railroad; opening law office in Havre; work as County Attorney of Liberty County; getting Tiber Dam; Havre area politics including anti-Catholic sentiment; moving to Helena in 1970 to serve as Trustee of Montana Legal Services; work as Director of Department of Aeronautics; Democratic Party membership; appointment as Worker's Compensation Judge; forming Montana Consumer Council; campaigning for Supreme Court in 1981; being a liberal on a conservative court; Stanko case regarding constitutionality of "safe and prudent" speed limit; Presidential scandals and right-to-privacy; and his caseload for Supreme Court.
Montana Supreme Court justice.
Interviewed by Paul Verdon on 5 Feb. 1999 in Helena, Mont.
Forms part of: General Montana History Collection.

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