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Oral History Interview with Alok Mathur

Alok Mathur was born in New Delhi, India. He did his schooling in Delhi and worked for Escorts motorcycle company for a short while after he finished his diploma. In 1977, he migrated to the U.S. along with his brother and parents. They initially came to the Washington DC area, and soon Mr. Mathur came to Seattle to work for the Boeing Company. In 1987, Mr. Mathur earned an MBA from the City College in Seattle. After his MBA, Mr. Mathur switched jobs within the Boeing Company to work in the Customer Engineering Department. Mr. Mathur has been very active with the Indian Association of Western Washington and was the President of the organization in the mid-1980s. He and his wife Anjali have also been involved with the Indo-American Friendship Forum and the construction of the Hindu Temple and Cultural Center in Bothell, Washington. In his spare time, he enjoys biking, swimming, and traveling.

Date: July 24, 2008
Subject(s): Alok Mathur
Type: Oral History
Language: English
Creator: Amy Bhatt
Location: Washington

Holding Institution: University of Washington
Collection: South Asian Oral History Project at the University of Washington
Additional Information: Phase 2
Item History: 2017-01-22 (created); 2017-01-22 (modified)

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