James Youngdale Interview, 1984

Title

James Youngdale Interview, 1984

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Interviewer

Rodney Richter

Interviewee

James M. Youngdale

Date Recorded

5-3-1984

Date Digital

7-7-2020

Location Recorded

Youngdale Residence, Minneapolis, Minnesota

County

Swift County

Keywords

Swift County (Minn.)--Politics and government, Minnesota--Politics and government--1858-1950, Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party, Political candidates--Minnesota--Swift County, Elections--Minnesota--Swift County

Description

Born in central Iowa, James Youngdale eventually migrated to Benson, Minnesota. After majoring in Economics in Carleton College and serving a brief sting in the U.S. Navy, Youngdale became a candidate for Congress in the seventh district. However, he was unsuccessful in all three attempts.

In this interview, James Youngdale discusses his relationship with the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party (DFL) and party policies in West Central Minnesota.

Run Time

00:54:12

Language

English

Notes

This interview has no transcript.

Original Format

Cassette

Digital Identifier

SWCYoungdale02

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

3406

James Youngdale Interview, 1984

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