Edmund S. Muskie Oral History Collection

Document Type

Oral History

Publication Date


Interview Number

MOH 437


Marianne (Keaney) Stevens was born on September 13, 1951 in Portland, Maine, the daughter of Mary Keaney, a former Navy nurse, and John Keaney, an attorney. Through her father she met many prominent politicians throughout her early years, including Edmund S. Muskie. She and her husband eventually settled in Kingfield, Maine where she has remained politically active as the state committeewoman from Franklin County.

Scope and Content Note

Interview includes discussions of: family background; growing up in Portland, Maine; recollections of Edmund Muskie; Harold Loring; Ken Curtis; Franklin County, Maine politics; changes in politics; and the 1972 Maine democratic convention.

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.