Tolk, Roy 1975-05-16

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Roy Tolk, President and Chairman of the Board of Southwestern Public Service, discusses that company, his association with Texas Tech, and his civic involvements.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Roy Tolk

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: May 16, 1975

Location: Amarillo, Texas

Interviewer: David Murrah

Length: 30 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Early life remembered, Began working for Southwestern Public Service Company in Amarillo (1938), Rose to position of President (1967) and Chairman of the Board (1972), Dr. Clifford B. Jones characterized, Interest in Texas Tech, Member of President’s Council, A director of the Tech Foundation, Member of Committee of Fifty, Use of funds from foundations, Member of Texas Research League, Explanation of purpose, Problems at Southwestern Public Service, Staying abreast of construction, Image of utility industry, Financing, Future of utility industry, Coal discussed, Service on other boards of directors.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1938-1975

Bulk Dates: 1938-1975

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