Henry A. Roust Interview, 1975
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Henry A. Roust
Roust Residence, Montevideo, Minnesota
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
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.
West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)
Roust, Henry A., "Henry A. Roust Interview, 1975" (1975). All Minnesota Oral Histories. 79.