Edmund S. Muskie Oral History Collection


Jim Ross

Document Type

Oral History

Publication Date


Interview Number

MOH 009


Kenneth Bosworth was born in Rumford, Maine on December 9, 1912. He grew up in the same neighborhood as the Muskie family. He knew Ed Muskie as a youth, and the two attended school together, continuing to keep in touch in later years.

Scope and Content Note

Interview includes discussions of: community history of Rumford; family memories of the Muskie family; insight into Ed Muskie’s early student life, his introduction to politics through debating and his skills as an athlete; and the relationship Ed Muskie maintained with his hometown friends after getting into politics.

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.