Interview with Calvin Gay Grayson, Janna Grayson, May 17, 2010

Project: Lansdowne Neighborhood Association Oral History Project

Interview Summary

In his interview, Cal Grayson talksabout being raised in Woodford County, his service during World War II in the Army Corps, and his educational route to becoming a civil engineer. Grayson has lived in Lexington his entire life while working for the thirty years in the Department of Transportation in Frankfort, Kentucky. In 1977, he was named Secretary of Transportation. He discusses the Transportation Research Center at the University of Kentucky and Advantage I-75, the project coordinating six state D.O.Ts. Grayson explains concern because of the weight of trucks and demise and the need for rails. In addition, Janna discusses growing up in the Lansdowne neighborhood.

Interview Accession

2010oh099_lna017

Interviewee Name

Calvin Gay Grayson

Janna Grayson

Interviewer Name

Patricia H. Thornbury

Interview Date

2010-05-17

Interview LC Subject

Lexington (Ky.).

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Grayson, Calvin Gay Interview by Patricia H. Thornbury. 17 May. 2010. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Grayson, C.G. (2010, May 17). Interview by P. H. Thornbury. Lansdowne Neighborhood Association Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Grayson, Calvin Gay, interview by Patricia H. Thornbury. May 17, 2010, Lansdowne Neighborhood Association Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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