Interview with Bob Dorr
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Date of Interview
Duration of Audio File
Audio file #1 01:03:05; Audio file #2 01:03:16
Born in late 1950s, approximately 41 or 42 at time of interview.
Greater Portland area
Occupation/ Work History
Instrument technician at S.D. Warren-Westbrook from 1985 to 1999.
Mill or Principal Employer
S. D. Warren
Westbrook, Maine 04092
Paper mills - Maine, Sappi Paper - History, S.D.Warren - Maine
Dorr was a highly skilled instrument technician at S.D. Warren-Westbrook, and union official (shop steward then vice president) during the 1990s with the Westbrook local of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW). Dorr previously spent six years in the U.S. Navy as an electronics technician.
Was laid off, became a production manager at B&M Baked Beans and Fairchild Semiconductor in Portland area, also earning a Master's in Business Administration.
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Bob Dorr, interview by Michael Hillard, July 11, 2000, Stories of Maine's Paper Plantation, Digital Maine, Maine's Economic Improvement Fund, Digital Commons, University of Southern Maine