Interview with James M. Miller, April 24, 2012

Project: West Kentucky Politics Oral History Project

Interview Summary

In this interview, James M. Miller discusses his father, J.R. Miller, who was a powerful influence in Kentucky Democratic politics after 1950. Miller talks about his father's work in public power at Green River Regional Extension Center (REC) and establishing Big Rivers Corporation providing wholesale electricity to several western Kentucky RECs. He also gained influence in state politics as part of Earle Clements faction and through the relationship he had with Wendell H. Ford.

Interview Accession

2012oh012_wkp022

Interviewee Name

James M. Miller

Interviewer Name

George G. Humphreys

Interview Date

2012-04-24

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Miller, James M. Interview by George G. Humphreys. 24 Apr. 2012. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Miller, J.M. (2012, April 24). Interview by G. G. Humphreys. West Kentucky Politics Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Miller, James M., interview by George G. Humphreys. April 24, 2012, West Kentucky Politics Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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