Interview with James G. "Jim" Lemaster, July 30, 2002

Project: Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

LeMaster (House 1976-1994, 72nd district; Democrat) discusses growing up in Paris, Kentucky, early political involvement, playing basketball for the University of Kentucky, the impact of reapportionment on the role of the legislator, education reform, and changes in his philosophy on legislative responsibility during his term. Highlights include his impressions of several governors and other leaders in the legislature, his time as majority leader (1982-1984), his work on legislation related to the horse industry and on the Kentucky Cities Committee. He concludes with a look at his current connection to the legislature as a lobbyist for a health insurance company.

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2002oh052_leg051

Interviewee Name

James G. "Jim" Lemaster

Interviewer Name

Eric Moyen

Interview Date

2002-07-30

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Lemaster, James G. Interview by Eric Moyen. 30 Jul. 2002. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Lemaster, J.G. (2002, July 30). Interview by E. Moyen. Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Lemaster, James G., interview by Eric Moyen. July 30, 2002, Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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