Edmund S. Muskie Oral History Collection

Document Type

Oral History

Publication Date


Interview Number

MOH 156


G. Curtis Webber was born August 29, 1933 in Lewiston, Maine and grew up in Auburn. He attended Edward Little H.S., class of 1950 and one year of prep school at the Loomis School in Windsor, Connecticut. Like his father, he attended Bowdoin College and Harvard Law School. In 1958 he joined Frank Linnell’s law firm and continues in the current firm: Linnell, Choate & Webber. In 1965 he was Auburn city solicitor.

Scope and Content Note

Interview includes discussions of: 1968 vice presidential campaign; Vietnam; Democratic Party in Maine; 1968 Maine Democratic caucus in Augusta; Louis Jalbert; Lillian Caron; Brennan’s gubernatorial campaigns; Shep Lee’s involvement with the revival of the Democratic Party in Maine; Bill Cohen; Bill Hathaway; Al Gamache; Roland Tanguay; Franco-Americans and straight ticket balloting ; John Orestis; Bill Jacques; Al Lessard; Ernest Malenfant; Al Cote; old Lewiston City Charter; George Mitchell; and the Frank Coffin vs. Reed gubernatorial race.

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.