Edmund S. Muskie Oral History Collection

Document Type

Oral History

Publication Date


Interview Number

MOH 383


Charles Peillet was born in Rumford, Maine in 1929, where he grew up and attended public schools. After service in the Army, he moved to Lisbon Falls to work as administrative assistant to the plant superintendent of the J.P. Stevens Worumbo Woolen Mill.

Scope and Content Note

Interview includes discussions of: Rumford, Maine; Stephen Muskie’s tailor shop; Ed Muskie; Worumbo Mill in Lisbon Falls; decline of Maine mills; and recollections of Stephen Muskie: his personality and reputation.

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.