Interview with James W. Martin, October 29, 1976

Project: A. B. "Happy" Chandler: The Dr. Charles P. Roland Interviews

Interview Summary

James W. Martin talks about how he met Chandler as a lieutenant governor. He discusses how he came to work for Chandler during his first administration after Martin's work with Secretary of the Treasury. He discusses how Kentucky's constitution was written and how it impacted modern state government. He discusses, at length, the legislation that was written to reorganize the state government, giving more power to the governor. He discusses his own feelings on the legislation, Chandler's feelings, and opposition to the legislation.

Interview Accession

1980oh084_cpr016

Interviewee Name

James W. Martin

Interviewer Name

Charles P. Roland

Interview Date

1976-10-29

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Martin, James W. Interview by Charles P. Roland. 29 Oct. 1976. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Martin, J.W. (1976, October 29). Interview by C. P. Roland. A. B. "Happy" Chandler: The Dr. Charles P. Roland Interviews. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Martin, James W., interview by Charles P. Roland. October 29, 1976, A. B. "Happy" Chandler: The Dr. Charles P. Roland Interviews, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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