DU Special Collections

Oral History Interview with Glen Van Scoy

Title:
Oral History Interview with Glen Van Scoy
Creator:
None specified
Date:
1988-07-30
Type:
Sound Recording, Sound Recording
Description:
Grandson of Edward Bruce Bowles. Mother was Maria Bowles Van Scoy Glen was a member of the Home Rule Charter Convention in 1957. In 1946 Glen VanScoy was named postmaster of Westminster. He and wife were the only employees at that time; with a population of 700 they managed the office and they met the train twice a day to deliver and pickup mail. Talks of the postoffice moving, more clerks, house to house delivery began, raising the postoffice to second class then first class.