Edmund S. Muskie Oral History Collection


Greg Beam

Document Type

Oral History

Publication Date


Interview Number

MOH 205


Myrtle Milledge was born in 1915 in Rumford Maine. She was very involved in the Democratic Party throughout her years living in Rumford. She came into personal contact with many high- ranking party officials within the state, including Lucia Cormier. She has spent much of her life observing Maine politics, and has seen Rumford and Mexico change over the years.

Scope and Content Note

Interview includes discussions of: Maine politics; her childhood in Rumford, Maine; Republicans and money; Jolene Lovejoy; Catholics and Baptists; Stephen Muskie; the environment; Lucia Cormier; McQuade/Harpe; volunteers; Vietnam memorial; Muskie memorial; William Loeb; and the Muskie and Kennedy comparison.

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.