Interview with Roy Arnold, January 14, 2004

Project: Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Roy Arnold (House 1946-1949, 46th district; Democrat) talks briefly about his early years in Danville, Kentucky. He discusses his memories of the nationally recognized football team he played for at Centre College and the debilitating injury that ended his college athletic career. Arnold also discusses the endorsement of Kentucky native and Vice President of the United States, Alben Barkley during Arnold's reelection campaign in 1948. In addition, he shares his memories of Governor Simeon Willis, Governor Earle Clements, fellow representatives, including Speaker of the House Harry Lee Waterfield and Adron Doran, as well as lobbyists. Arnold also discusses his experiences as mayor of Danville, Kentucky and his relationships with local county officials.

Interview Accession

2004oh037_leg072

Interviewee Name

Roy Arnold

Interviewer Name

Eric Moyen

Interview Date

2004-01-14

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Arnold, Roy Interview by Eric Moyen. 14 Jan. 2004. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Arnold, R. (2004, January 14). Interview by E. Moyen. Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Arnold, Roy, interview by Eric Moyen. January 14, 2004, Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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