Kentucky Historical Society

Interview with Beverly Marvel Vincent

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Wed, 06/14/1978




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Edmonson county attorney: education, taking state bar exam, legal practice; elected Kentucky Senator, 1928-1932; elected Kentucky Attorney General, 1935-1939; Ohio River bridge at Owensboro. Topics include taxing the rich, Western Kentucky University, the difference between adultery and fornication, political campaigns, meeting with Franklin D. Roosevelt, cases against government for compensation of landowners, loans, nickname "Big Doc," and a fist fight on the floor of Congress. .

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