Edmund S. Muskie Oral History Collection

Document Type

Oral History

Publication Date


Interview Number

MOH 364


Edmund Eugene “Ed” Harvey was born October 18, 1920 in New York, NY. His father, Edmund A. Harvey, was vice president of sales of the American Tobacco Company. Harvey attended the University of Notre Dame as an undergraduate, and earned his law degree from Fordham University School of Law. He served in the Navy during World War II, then began practicing law at Chadbourne & Parke, where he met Senator Muskie in later years.

Scope and Content Note

Interview includes discussions of: Muskie and golf; the Tower Commission; Senate Budget Committee; International Paper strike in Jay, Maine; and the Chadbourne & Parke law firm.

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.