Interview with Gene Huff, August 6, 2002

Project: Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Huff (House 1968-1970, 85th district; Senate 1972-1994, 21st district; Republican) recalls growing up during the Depression in Ohio, his background as a minister and evangelist, and early interest in politics before discussing his impressions of several governors' administrations, the effects of the sales tax increase proposed by Governor Nunn on the Republican Party's reputation, key legislation during his tenure, and the differences between serving in the House and the Senate. Interview concludes with Huff's thoughts on how the legislator's role and practice have changed over a 30 plus year period.

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2002oh053_leg052

Interviewee Name

Gene Huff

Interviewer Name

Eric Moyen

Interview Date

2002-08-06

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Huff, Gene Interview by Eric Moyen. 06 Aug. 2002. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Huff, G. (2002, August 06). Interview by E. Moyen. Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Huff, Gene, interview by Eric Moyen. August 06, 2002, Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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