Interview with Richard Willett, April 8, 2018

Project: Bourbon in Kentucky: Kentucky Bourbon Tales Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Richard Willett, the son of Thomspon Willett (the original owner of Willett Distilling Company), discusses the employees that worked at the distillery while he worked there, as well as what he believes are some of the worst duties at the distillery. He also tells several short stories about things that happened at the distillery.

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2018oh219_bik053

Interviewee Name

Richard Willett

Interviewer Name

Jonathan Heaton

Interview Date

2018-04-08

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Willett, Richard Interview by Jonathan Heaton. 08 Apr. 2018. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Willett, R. (2018, April 08). Interview by J. Heaton. Bourbon in Kentucky: Kentucky Bourbon Tales Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Willett, Richard, interview by Jonathan Heaton. April 08, 2018, Bourbon in Kentucky: Kentucky Bourbon Tales Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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