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Born early 1960s; age at time of interview - approximately late 30s or 40 years old.
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Mill or Principal Employer
S. D. Warren
Westbrook, Maine 04092
S.D. Warren - history, paper mill work life, paper mill - unions, S.D. Warren - history, unions - paper industry, millwright-paper industry, corporate restructuring, dislocated worker
Kenney was a skilled millwright at S.D. Warren from the mid-1980s until 2000. Millwrights are all around machinists/mechanics who repair machines. Kenney worked with other "maintenance" workers including electricians, pipefitters etc. to repair and maintain the wide variety of machinery found in the pulp mill, paper machines, finishing department, and boilers. Kenney was also a union official with the International Brotherhood of Fireman and Oilers. Previously, he was in the Navy for six years.
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Barry Kenny, interview by Michael Hillard, August, 15, 2000, Stories of Maine's Paper Plantation, Digital Maine, Maine's Economic Improvement Fund, Digital Commons, University of Southern Maine