Edmund S. Muskie Oral History Collection

Document Type

Oral History

Publication Date


Interview Number

MOH 136


Paul Gosselin was born in Lewiston, Maine in 1951 to Hal and Julie Gosselin. His father worked for the Lewiston newspaper and then served as vice president of the Bates Mill from the mid-fifties to the mid-seventies. Paul is a lawyer and began practicing under John Beliveau. He is involved with various community boards and commissions, including the Lewiston Mill Redevelopment Corporation.

Scope and Content Note

Interview includes discussions of: Hal Gosselin’s career; personal recollections of Margaret Chase Smith; Muskie in New Hampshire; Jim Longley’s “kitchen cabinet” and Bob Pachios and Hal Gosselin; Denis Blais; Ernest Malenfant; Louis Jalbert; changes in Lewiston-Auburn; Lucien Gosselin; Muskie’s accomplishments; and Maurice Goulet.

Use Restrictions

Copyright Bates College. This transcript is provided for individual Research Purposes Only; for all other uses, including publication, reproduction and quotation beyond fair use, permission must be obtained in writing from: The Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library, Bates College, 70 Campus Avenue, Lewiston, Maine 04240-6018.