Interview with Foster Ockerman, January 21, 2004

Project: Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Ockerman (House 1954-1960, 50th district; Democrat) describes his journey to the General Assembly focusing on his time in the military during World War II, his law practice, campaigning for city government, and then the General Assembly. Once in the Legislature, Ockerman talks about his attempts to restructure the state park system and his contributions to mental health legislation. He also talks a good deal about the relationship between Chandler and Breathitt and the Assembly. He concludes the interview by discussing his work with the University of Kentucky as a board member.

Interview Accession

2004oh038_leg073

Interviewee Name

Foster Ockerman

Interviewer Name

Eric Moyen

Interview Date

2004-01-21

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Ockerman, Foster Interview by Eric Moyen. 21 Jan. 2004. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Ockerman, F. (2004, January 21). Interview by E. Moyen. Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Ockerman, Foster, interview by Eric Moyen. January 21, 2004, Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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