Edmund S. Muskie Oral History Collection


Don Nicoll

Document Type

Oral History

Publication Date


Interview Number

MOH 100


Edmund S. “Ned” Muskie, Jr. was born on July 4, 1961. He is the youngest of five children born to Edmund S. and Jane (Gray) Muskie. Ned is an avid golfer and often fished with his father. He attended Duke University, and is currently an international banker.

Scope and Content Note

Interview includes discussions of: early recollections of Ed Muskie; fishing; impressions of Ned’s grandparents; Ed Muskie’s relationship with his family; Ed Muskie’s thoughts about the environment; public policy vs. private behavior; Ed Muskie’s feelings about Maine; Jane Muskie’s thoughts about politics; Muskie’s temper; golfing accomplishments; other sports; Ned Muskie’s schooling; late years of Ed Muskie’s life; and Ed Muskie’s religious views.

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.