Carrigan, Joe B 1987-05-22

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Joe B. Carrigan discusses his law career, clients and his experience in the oil industry.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Joe B. Carrigan

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Date: May 22, 1987

Location: Wichita Falls, Texas

Interviewer: Richard Mason

Length: 50 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Farm lease, Certified Check, Banker's reaction, Carrigan, Joe B., Oil Industry, Tulia, Texas, Well drilling, Magnolia Oil Company, Petrolia, Texas, Electra, Texas, Rotary rigs, Laborers, Origin, Cable tool rigs, Rustabout, Dealing with rock formations, Carrigan (again), Judge A. H. Carrigan, father, b: July 22, 1898, (Wichita Falls), Oil Industry, West Texas, Attitudes, Farmers/ranchers, People, Qualities, Carrigan (again), Law Practice, Carrigan and Montgomery, Law firm, Montgomery and Carrigan Law Firm, Mix-ups, Alan Montgomery, Laziness, Military service, Carrigan; Army aviation, Montgomery; Naval aviation, Draft dodgers, Recruitment, G. Clint Wood, Education; University of Texas, G. Clint Wood (again), Oil leases, Return (1920), Law practice (again), Clients' qualities, Retirement

Tape 1, Side 2: Wichita Falls, TX, Stock exchange, Local aspects, Kennedys, Carrigan's investments, Capital ventures, Television stations, Oil Companies, Leases, Carrigan's role, Carrigan (again), Classmates, Oil industry (again), Early oilmen

Range Dates: 1898-1987

Bulk Dates: 1920-1950s

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