Interview with Clyde Middleton, July 7, 2006

Project: Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Middleton (House 1968-1986, 24th district; Republican) recalls growing up during the Depression and World War II in the Cleveland, Ohio area, his military service, and moving to Northern Kentucky. He discusses his entry into politics, being in the minority party, the formation of Northern Kentucky University, legislation for annexation of municipal services in county areas in his district, collective bargaining and merit pay for teachers, campus unrest in his early terms, Northern Kentucky caucus, the airport, and his impression of several governors. He concludes by discussing his work as Kenton County Judge Executive, including sanitation issues, and the dispute over the contract for a parking garage for the Northern Kentucky Convention Center which ultimately cost him his position.

Interview Accession

2006oh108_leg113

Interviewee Name

Clyde Middleton

Interviewer Name

Christy Bohl

Interview Date

2006-07-07

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Middleton, Clyde Interview by Christy Bohl. 07 Jul. 2006. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Middleton, C. (2006, July 07). Interview by C. Bohl. Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Middleton, Clyde, interview by Christy Bohl. July 07, 2006, Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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