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Item 733: 00733_Bansal, Virinder_Immigration-India

 Item — Box: 13

Hailing from Punjab, Virinder Bansal came to New York in 1970. An engineer by training, Mr. Bansal moved to Channel view, Texas in 1975 to work as a supervisor on an oil rig. He worked for Lummus Company and worked briefly in Iraq in 1978, after which he found a job in Houston-based Kellogg Company. He lives with his wife as well as his adult son, daughter-in-law, and two grandchildren in an expanded house in southwest-central Houston. His son specifically sought an orphaned woman to marry and has been married for seven years.


  • 1996-2017

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From the Collection: 25.0 linear feet

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