Interview with Leonard R. Hislope, October 7, 1991

Project: Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Hislope (House 1956-1966, 84th district; 1976, 83rd district; Republican) picks up with his run in the 1959 primary, and discusses rumors of his backing from the "court house ring," political opponents, his impression of several governors and legislative leaders, his time as Minority Floor Leader, his reputation as an orator, key legislation, and political philosophy. Highlights include the perceived conflict of interest between his employment with Kentucky Utilities, and the ten year gap from 1966 until regaining his seat for a final term in 1976. Part 3 of 3.

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1991oh363_leg035

Interviewee Name

Leonard R. Hislope

Interviewer Name

Jeffrey Suchanek

Interview Date

1991-10-07

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Hislope, Leonard R. Interview by Jeffrey Suchanek. 07 Oct. 1991. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Hislope, L.R. (1991, October 07). Interview by J. Suchanek. Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Hislope, Leonard R., interview by Jeffrey Suchanek. October 07, 1991, Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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