Interview with Edwin Foster Ockerman, Sr., May 11, 2010

Project: Lansdowne Neighborhood Association Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Foster Ockerman, son of a minister, was born in Nelson County, Kentucky. Ockerman attended Lincoln Memorial University in Tennessee and the University of Kentucky, graduating from law school in 1947. He served four years in the United States Navy (1942-1946) and has served the stae of Kentucky and the city of Lexington in many public service positions. Ockerman discusses the merging of Lexington and Fayette County (LFUCG) as well as how developers went about developing the first suburbs such as Lansdowne. He also discusses the Kentucky State Legislature, and managing Democratic gubernatorial campaigns. In addition, Ockerman discusses the sanitation systems of new developments.

Interview Accession

2010oh098_lna016

Interviewee Name

Edwin Foster Ockerman, Sr.

Interviewer Name

Patricia H. Thornbury

Interview Date

2010-05-11

Interview LC Subject

Lexington (Ky.).

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Ockerman, Edwin Foster, Sr. Interview by Patricia H. Thornbury. 11 May. 2010. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Ockerman, E.F., Sr. (2010, May 11). Interview by P. H. Thornbury. Lansdowne Neighborhood Association Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Ockerman, Edwin Foster, Sr., interview by Patricia H. Thornbury. May 11, 2010, Lansdowne Neighborhood Association Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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