Interview with Lon Carter Barton, February 21, 1991

Project: Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Barton (House 1959-1964, 3rd district, 2nd district; Democrat) highlights his time under governors Chandler, Combs, and Breathitt. He discusses the impact of the interim committee system and the Legislative Research Commission (LRC) in shaping an independent legislature. Concludes with the impact of public roads and transporation access for Western Kentucky in the 1960s. Part 2 of 3.

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1991oh024_leg024

Interviewee Name

Lon Carter Barton

Interviewer Name

Jeffrey Suchanek

Interview Date

1991-02-21

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Barton, Lon Carter Interview by Jeffrey Suchanek. 21 Feb. 1991. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Barton, L.C. (1991, February 21). Interview by J. Suchanek. Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Barton, Lon Carter, interview by Jeffrey Suchanek. February 21, 1991, Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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