Eastern Kentucky University

Interview with Martha Layne Collins

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Mon, 11/26/2001

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2008 OH 027

Martha Layne Collins, the first female Lietenant Governor of the state of Kentucky, was born December 7, 1936 in Shelby County, KY. In this interview with Ms. Fraas, Ms. Collins discusses how she went from being a teacher to a politician and how she was able to successfully merge her family and political life together. The former governor also goes into great detail about her education reform and economic development packages that she worked on during her career as Lieutenant Governor.

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