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Item 179: 00179_Frazell, W.D._MMS-History, 2002

 Item — Box: 3

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

Affiliation: University of Louisiana at Lafayette

W.D. Frazell was born in 1913 in Resell, Texas, a small town near Waco. He received a BS degree at Southern Methodist University and a Master's degree in Geology at University of Texas at Austin in 1935. He worked for United Gas Line Company before going into the Navy during WWII. He moved to Southern LA in 1955, where he was responsible for drilling many oil wells. He also discusses the oil industry's impact on Lafayette.


  • 2002

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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.


From the Collection: 25.0 linear feet

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