Interview of Robert J. Lagomarsino
Member of the Ojai City Council from 1958 to 1961. California senator from 1961 to 1974. Member of the U.S. House of Representatives in California from 1974 to 1993.
- California State Archives State Government Oral History Program: Interview with Robert J. Lagomarsino and Norma M. Lagomarsino
- California State Archives State Government Oral History Program
- Politics and Government
- Biographical Note:
- Member of the Ojai City Council from 1958 to 1961. California senator from 1961 to 1974. Member of the U.S. House of Representatives in California from 1974 to 1993.
- Lagomarsino, Robert J.
- Persons Present:
- Lagomarsino, his wife, Norma M. Lagomarsino, and Yates.
- Place Conducted:
- Lagomarsino's home in Ventura, California.
- Supporting Documents:
- Records relating to the interview are located in the Center for Oral History Research.
- Interviewer Background and Preparation:
- The interview was conducted by Susan Douglass Yates, Senior Writer, UCLA Oral History Program; B.A., History, UC Santa Cruz; M.A., History, California State University, Sacramento. In preparing for the interview Yates conducted research in the California Journal Los Angeles Times Statement of Vote Senate Final History and several State Government Oral History Program interviews.
- Processing of Interview:
- Daniel Lee, editorial assistant, UCLA Oral History Program, checked the verbatim manuscript of the interview against the original tape recordings edited for punctuation, paragraphing, and spellings, and, with the interviewer, verified proper names. Insertions by the editor are bracketed. Susan Douglass Yates prepared the table of contents, biographical summary, and interview history. Mr. and Mrs. Lagomarsmo reviewed the edited transcript and returned it with only minor corrections.
- Series Statement:
- Interviews in this series were undertaken by the UCLA Oral History Program under the auspices of the California State Archives and in conjunction with the California State University, Fullerton, Oral History Program; California State University, Sacramento, Center for California Studies Oral History Program; Claremont Graduate School Oral History Program; and the University of California, Berkeley, Regional Oral History Office. Funds were allocated to the state archives after Governor George Deukmejian signed into law Assembly Bill 2104 (Chapter 965 of the Statutes of 1985), establishing a state government oral history program "to provide through the use of oral history a continuing documentation of state policy development as reflected in California's legislative and executive history." All interviews in the series are available at the California State Archives in Sacramento.