Oral history interviews with Windsor Dean Calkins, by Monica D. LaRosa [Sound Recording 01]

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Oral history interviews with Windsor Dean Calkins, by Monica D. LaRosa [Sound Recording 01]


  • 2005-03-25 (Creation)


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Windsor Dean Calkins was born in Eugene, Oregon, 18 December 1944; he was educated at the University of Oregon, Clark Honors College, and Willamette University Law School; he was admitted to Oregon State Bar in 1971; served as Commissioner on Uniform State Laws, between 1974 and 1988, Division Chief of National Conference on Uniform State Laws, ca. 1978-80; and practiced law with the firm of Calkins and Calkins, Eugene, 1971-2008

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Session 1. Includes discussions of: family background and early life in Eugene, Oregon; education at University of Oregon and Willamette University Law School, Clark Honors College; portraits of Windsor Calkins (father) and Steve Deutsch; lobbying and drafting bills at the state legislature, including probate code; law practice in personal injury defense, medical malpractice, for public utilities, Eugene Water and Electric Board (EWEB) in particular, and for Sacred Heart Hospital, Eugene. Also includes discussions of court cases, including: Marilyn Durham v Donald Slocum M.D. before U.S. Judge Belloni; Norma Fay Kesey v State of Oregon et al., before Judge William Beckett; Dr. Carl Yeager v Sacred Heart Hospital, before Judge Hogan. Other topics include: professional organizations, including Eugene Inns of Court; U.S. Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference; family life and interest in music.

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In Copyright - Non-Commercial Use Permitted http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-NC/1.0/

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  • eng

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Oral history interviews with Windsor Dean Calkins, by Monica LaRosa, 2005 March 25 - May 8, SR 11168, Oregon Historical Society Research Library

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