Interview with J. R. Miller, October 30, 1997

Project: History of Owensboro, Kentucky Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

In this interview, J.R. Miller discusses his personal history and how he arrived in Owensboro, Kentucky. He describes his career in the electrical industry as well as his career in politics in Owensboro, specifically his time as mayor. He discusses his opinions on industrial development in the Owensboro community, the city-county merger controversy, the reception of the Messenger-Inquirer newspaper, various community leaders and politicians, the rise of the Republican Party, and his views on leadership and improvement for Owensboro, Daviess County, and the nation.

Interview Accession

1998oh064_hoo006

Interviewee Name

J. R. Miller

Interviewer Name

Lee Dew

Interview Date

1997-10-30

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Miller, J. R. Interview by Lee Dew. 30 Oct. 1997. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Miller, J.R. (1997, October 30). Interview by L. Dew. History of Owensboro, Kentucky Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Miller, J. R., interview by Lee Dew. October 30, 1997, History of Owensboro, Kentucky Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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