Governors--Kentucky

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A native of Louisa, Kentucky, Frederick Moore Vinson (1890--1953) served two terms in the United States House of Representatives, was appointed associate justice of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia in 1937 by Franklin D. Roosevelt, was director of the Economic...

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Born in Daviess County, Kentucky in 1924, Wendell H. Ford was Governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky from 1971 to 1974. His political career gained momentum when he served as Governor Bert T. Combs' chief administrative assistant from 1959 to 1963. He was elected to the state Senate in...

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In this collection, Louie B. Nunn discusses his political career and how that altered his personal life. Louie B. Nunn was born in 1934 in Park, Kentucky. He ran for a number of offices in his career including county Judge. He was elected Governor of Kentucky in 1967 and served one term. Topics...

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Albert Benjamin "Happy" Chandler, his associates, journalists, and historians discuss his life and career. The interviews are being used for a proposed biography of Chandler by Charles P. Roland. The complete collection record can be accessed on SPOKEdb, the Nunn Center's online...

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Brereton C. Jones served as governor (1991-1995) and lieutenant governor (1987-1991) of Kentucky. He began his political career in West Virginia as a Republican member of the House of Delegates, before moving to Kentucky and switching his party affiliation to Democrat. In his business career, he...

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The complete collection record can be accessed on SPOKEdb, the Nunn Center's online collection catalog: http://kentuckyoralhistory.org/series/18785/b-happy-chandler-political-career-oral-...

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Albert Benjamin "Happy" Chandler, born in 1898 in Corydon, served in the Kentucky state senate (1929--1931), was lieutenant governor (1931--1935) and governor (1935--1939, 1955--1959) of Kentucky, was appointed United States senator in 1939 and elected for a second term in 1942, and...

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This project consists of interviews concerning Albert Benjamin "Happy" Chandler's career as baseball commissioner from 1945 to 1951. Interviewees include Happy Chandler and baseball players, team owners, friends and colleagues of Chandler. Topics discussed include Chandler's...

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