Interview SummaryFord (Senate 1978-1994, 30th district; Democrat) who was the Executive Cabinet Secretary for Governor Patton at the time of this interview, recalls growing up in Alabama, the effects of Jim Crow laws, his military service in Korea, attending Auburn University, his veterinary practice, personal life, candidacy for legislature, his work on the Harrison County School Board Association, impressions of Governors Carroll, Brown, and Collins, camaraderie in the legislature, and his DUI conviction during his term. Part 1 of 2.
Interview Keywordbanking legislation Black Sheep Squadron camaraderie campaigning DUI Education Committee inter-county banking bill Joe Wright John Berry legislative independence Legislative Research Commission (LRC) military service role of media School boards--Kentucky--Harrison County veterinary school
Interview LC SubjectAfrican Americans--Segregation--Alabama Alabama. Auburn University Brown, John Young, Jr., 1933- Carroll, Julian Morton, 1931- Collins, Martha Layne Cynthiana (Ky.) Drunk driving Drunk driving--Kentucky Fayette County (Ky.) Ford, Edward, 1930-2010 Ford, Edward, 1930-2010--Interviews Harrison County (Ky.) Kentucky School Boards Association Kentucky. General Assembly. Legislative Research Commission Kentucky. Governor (1974-1979 : Carroll) Kentucky. Governor (1979-1983 : Brown) Kentucky. Governor (1983-1987 : Collins) Korea Korean War, 1950-1953 Legislators--Kentucky--Interviews Lobbyists Lobbyists--Kentucky Nicholas County (Ky.) Robertson County (Ky.) School boards--Kentucky Scott County (Ky.) Segregation Southern Regional Education Board University of Kentucky Veterinarians--Kentucky Wallace, George C., (George Corley), 1919-1998 Woodford County (Ky.)
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Ford, Edward Interview by Eric Moyen. 05 Sep. 2003. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.
Ford, E. (2003, September 05). Interview by E. Moyen. Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.
Ford, Edward, interview by Eric Moyen. September 05, 2003, Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.
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