Interview with Thomas W. Todd, June 20, 2006

Project: Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Todd (House 1982-1996, 83rd district; Republican) begins the interview talking about his parents and growing up in a farming community during the Great Depression. Other topics include the "immorality forces" that took over in the 1960s, masonry, his entry into politics, first impressions of being in the legislature, the importance of roads, Somerset Community College, education, tourism, and the Republican Party. He reflects on the leadership of presidents Truman, Eisenhower, Johnson, Nixon and Reagan and of governors Brown, Collins, Jones and Patton.

Interview Accession

2006oh083_leg105

Interviewee Name

Thomas W. Todd

Interviewer Name

Jessica Flinchem

Interview Date

2006-06-20

Interview Keyword

Hal Rogers Tommy Todd

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Todd, Thomas W. Interview by Jessica Flinchem. 20 Jun. 2006. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Todd, T.W. (2006, June 20). Interview by J. Flinchem. Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Todd, Thomas W., interview by Jessica Flinchem. June 20, 2006, Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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