Henry A. Roust Interview, 1975

Title

Henry A. Roust Interview, 1975

Authors

Henry A. Roust

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Interviewer

Spencer Kvam

Interviewee

Henry A. Roust

Date Recorded

4-4-1975

Date Digital

7-2-2020

Location Recorded

Roust Residence, Montevideo, Minnesota

County

Chippewa County

Keywords

Chippewa County Hospital (Minn.), Hospitals--Minnesota--Chippewa County, Hospital trustees--Minnesota--Chippewa County, Medical care--Minnesota--Chippewa County, Montevideo (Minn.), Urban renewal--Minnesota--Montevideo, Mayors--Minnesota--Montevideo, Physicians--Minnesota--Montevideo, Ecology--Minnesota--Chippewa County

Description

Dr. Henry Roust was born and raised in Mankato, Minnesota. Upon graduation from the University of Minnesota Medical School, he established his private practice in Montevideo in 1928. From 1953-1956 he held the mayor's office. At the time of the interview, he was the oldest living doctor in the area and was residing in his home in Montevideo.

In this interview, Dr. Roust discusses a brief history of the Chippewa County Hospital and its Board, and also comments on the centralization of medical facilities and personnel. He then proceeds to talk about urban renewal in Montevideo and the development and future of the area.

Run Time

00:41:46

Language

English

Original Format

Reel-to-Reel

Digital Identifier

CCRoust01

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

324

Henry A. Roust Interview, 1975

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