Interview with William D. Gorman, March 28, 2000

Project: Kentucky League of Cities Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

William Dewey Gorman was a businessman and a mayor of Hazard Kentucky. In this interview, Gorman recounts his family's genealogy and their history in Kentucky, and his early political experiences. He discusses specifically the influence of his uncle Dewey Daniel, and his first jobs and business experiences. Gorman also describes the challenges facing Eastern Kentucky, and what solutions are likely to help in economic development. He discusses returning to Hazard, his experience opening a television station, and other business experiences.

Interview Accession

2000oh086_klc003

Interviewee Name

William D. Gorman

Interviewer Name

Terry L. Birdwhistell

Interview Date

2000-03-28

Interview Keyword

Policy-making

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Gorman, William D. Interview by Terry L. Birdwhistell. 28 Mar. 2000. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Gorman, W.D. (2000, March 28). Interview by T. L. Birdwhistell. Kentucky League of Cities Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Gorman, William D., interview by Terry L. Birdwhistell. March 28, 2000, Kentucky League of Cities Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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