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Robert McAfee Brewer Oral History Project

Project Summary

Brewer was a graduate of University High School, Princeton University and the University of Kentucky College of Law. He was a Navy veteran who served 14 months of combat duty during the Korean War and spent 26 years in the Naval Reserve. He operated a grain mill that specialized in horse feeds, ran several Central Kentucky cattle and tobacco farms, served on the boards of groups including the Salvation Army, the International Museum of the Horse, Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill and the Better Business Bureau of Central and Eastern Kentucky, chaired the Greater Lexington Chamber of Commerce, served as treasurer of Good Samaritan Hospital and secretary of the board of the Lexington Cemetery, was an endowment trustee of the former Woodford Memorial Hospital, a member of the Kentucky Horse Park Commission, president of the Lexington Rotary Club and co-chairman of the Bluegrass chapter of the National Conference of Christians and Jews. He served on the board at Shaker Village, was a vice president of the Kentucky Cattlemen's Association and a past president of the National Hay Association, spent 10 years as chairman of the board of The Lexington School, served as a trustee at Centre College and Lees College, and he was president of the Central Kentucky Princeton Alumni Association.

Project Code

rmb


Interviews in this Project (18 Total):

Interview Accession Number: 2015oh567_rmb001
Interviewer: Al Smith
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Interview Accession Number: 2015oh568_rmb002
Interviewer: Al Smith
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Interview Accession Number: 2015oh569_rmb003
Interviewer: Al Smith
Restrictions: No Restrictions
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Interview Accession Number: 2015oh570_rmb004
Interviewer: Al Smith
Restrictions: No Restrictions
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Interview Accession Number: 2015oh571_rmb005
Interviewer: Al Smith
Restrictions: No Restrictions
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Interview Accession Number: 2015oh572_rmb006
Interviewer: Al Smith
Restrictions: No Restrictions
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Interview Accession Number: 2015oh573_rmb007
Interviewer: Al Smith
Restrictions: No Restrictions
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Interview Accession Number: 2015oh574_rmb008
Interviewer: Al Smith
Restrictions: No Restrictions
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Interview Accession Number: 2015oh575_rmb009
Interviewer: Al Smith
Restrictions: No Restrictions
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Interview Accession Number: 2015oh576_rmb010
Interviewer: Al Smith
Restrictions: No Restrictions
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Interview Accession Number: 2015oh577_rmb011
Interviewer: Al Smith
Restrictions: No Restrictions
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Interview Accession Number: 2015oh578_rmb012
Interviewer: Al Smith
Restrictions: No Restrictions
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Interview Accession Number: 2015oh579_rmb013
Interviewer: Al Smith
Restrictions: No Restrictions
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Interview Accession Number: 2015oh580_rmb014
Interviewer: Al Smith
Restrictions: No Restrictions
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Interview Accession Number: 2015oh581_rmb015
Interviewer: Al Smith
Restrictions: No Restrictions
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Interview Accession Number: 2015oh582_rmb016
Interviewer: Al Smith
Restrictions: No Restrictions
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Interview Accession Number: 2015oh583_rmb017
Interviewer: Al Smith
Restrictions: No Restrictions
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Interview Accession Number: 2015oh584_rmb018
Interviewer: Al Smith
Restrictions: No Restrictions
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