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Edward T. "Ned" Breathitt, Jr. Oral History Project

Project Summary

Edward T. ("Ned") Breathitt Jr. was born in Hopkinsville, Kentucky in 1924. In 1951 he won the first of three consecutive terms in the Kentucky House of Representatives. During Governor Bert Combs' administration (1959-1963) he was Commissioner of Personnel. He beat former Governor Albert Chandler in the 1963 state primary and then went on to beat Republican Louie Nunn to become governor. He served as Governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky from 1963 to 1967. Breathitt discusses his work as governor as well as his life before and after the governorship and the circumstances that surrounded his initial involvement in politics.

Project Code

etb


Interviews in this Project (13 Total):

Interview Accession Number: 1995oh115_etb004
Interviewer: Terry L. Birdwhistell
Restrictions: No Restrictions
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Interview Accession Number: 1994oh039_etb001
Interviewer: James C. Klotter
Restrictions: No Restrictions
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Interview Accession Number: 1994oh060_etb002
Interviewer: James C. Klotter
Restrictions: No Restrictions
Access:
Interview Accession Number: 1994oh184_etb003
Interviewer: Terry L. Birdwhistell
Restrictions: No Restrictions
Access:
Interview Accession Number: 1996oh002_etb006
Interviewer: James C. Klotter
Restrictions: No Restrictions
Access:
Interview Accession Number: 1997oh024_etb009
Interviewer: James C. Klotter
Restrictions: No Restrictions
Access:
Interview Accession Number: 1997oh025_etb010
Interviewer: James C. Klotter
Restrictions: No Restrictions
Access:
Interview Accession Number: 1997oh026_etb011
Interviewer: James C. Klotter
Restrictions: No Restrictions
Access:
Interview Accession Number: 1995oh204_etb005
Interviewer: Terry L. Birdwhistell
Restrictions: No Restrictions
Access:
Interview Accession Number: 1997oh010_etb007
Interviewer: James C. Klotter
Restrictions: No Restrictions
Access:
Interview Accession Number: 1997oh011_etb008
Interviewer: Terry L. Birdwhistell
Restrictions: No Restrictions
Access:
Interview Accession Number: 1997oh049_etb012
Interviewer: James C. Klotter
Restrictions: No Restrictions
Access:
Interview Accession Number: 2017oh553_etb013
Interviewer: James C. Klotter
Restrictions: No Restrictions
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