Frazell, W.D.

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Date
2002-07-31
Main contributors
Center for Public History, University of Houston; University of Houston Libraries, University of Houston
Summary
This is an oral history interview with W.D. Frazell conducted as part of the Houston History Project. 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. Interviewer: David DiTucci.
Genre
interviews
Subjects
Energy development; Petroleum industry and trade; Frazell, W. D.
Location
Lafayette, Louisiana
Collection
Oral Histories from the Houston History Project
Unit
University of Houston Libraries Special Collections
Language
English
Rights Statement
In Copyright - Educational Use Permitted
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Collection

University of Houston Libraries Special Collections
Houston History Archives
Oral Histories from the Houston History Project
Other Identifier
Preservation Location: ark:/84475/pm6143b184j
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