Interview with Freed Curd, September 12, 2003

Project: Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Curd (House 1980-1998, 5th district; Democrat) discusses his childhood in rural communities on both sides of the Tennessee/Western Kentucky border, military service, education at Murray State University, and his background as a high school teacher and principal. He goes on to cover his impressions of several governors, lobbyists, funding for Murray State University projects, education reform, tax increases, the used car industry, the community college system, legislative independence, and the BOPTROT scandal. Curd also discusses his role as mayor of Murray (Ky.) after his retirement from the legislature.

Interview Accession

2003oh178_leg062

Interviewee Name

Freed Curd

Interviewer Name

Eric Moyen

Interview Date

2003-09-12

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Curd, Freed Interview by Eric Moyen. 12 Sep. 2003. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Curd, F. (2003, September 12). Interview by E. Moyen. Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Curd, Freed, interview by Eric Moyen. September 12, 2003, Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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