Interview with Jo McCown Ferguson, December 29, 2014

Project: Reflections: Florence - Hospice of the Bluegrass Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Jo Ferguson describes the origins of his family, who settled in parts of Kentucky in the 1800s. He discusses his childhood in Mississippi, his experiences at the University High School at the University of Kentucky, and his college education at the university. He talks about his experiences serving in the military in Europe during World War II, where he met his wife who was from Czechoslovakia. He later was an attorney, became Attorney General, and later worked in bond law.

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2015oh108_hosp025

Interviewee Name

Jo McCown Ferguson

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Betsy Needels

Interview Date

2014-12-29

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Ferguson, Jo McCown Interview by Betsy Needels. 29 Dec. 2014. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Ferguson, J.M. (2014, December 29). Interview by B. Needels. Reflections: Florence - Hospice of the Bluegrass Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Ferguson, Jo McCown, interview by Betsy Needels. December 29, 2014, Reflections: Florence - Hospice of the Bluegrass Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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