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Item 47: 00047_Bougeois, Bob_MMS-History, 2002

 Item — Box: 1

Interviewer(s): D. DiTucci and S. Wiltz. Lafayette, LA

Affiliation: University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Bob Bougeois was born in Raceland, LA in 1934; he had four brothers. He studied physical education at Nicholls College before being drafted into the military, where he served in Europe for two years. He hired on with Continental Emsco during the summer of 1959 as a truck driver; he worked there for 12 years in sales, moving from Houma, to Venice, to Morgan City, to Lake Charles. In 1971, he went to work for Precision Instrument Company; he was transferred to Lafayette in 1975. Eight years later, he went to work for Gemoco, a division of Weatherford; he retired with them in April 2002. He describes what sales were like in the late 1950s and 1960s and discusses ethically suspect sales practices.

Dates

  • 2002

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.

Oral history interviews are only available for use when the University of Houston Libraries is in possession of a release form signed by both interviewee and interviewer allowing for such access.

Extent

From the Collection: 25.0 linear feet

Repository Details

Part of the University of Houston Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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