Interview with Harold Barnes

  • Identifier: 1978 OH 514
  • Date: 11/14/1978
  • Interviewer: Berge, William H.
  • Interviewee: Barnes, Harold
  • Description: In this interview, Harold Barnes details how he became County Judge Executive after Judge Lyle Webb died, as well as his experiences as the Cumberland Democratic County Chair. He also comments on the difference between a County Judge and County Judge Executive, and the taxing demands of holding both judicial positions.
  • Location: Kettle, KY
  • Duration: :43:59
  • Time Summary:
  • Restrictions: no
  • Rights: Contact Special Collections and Archives Crabbe Library Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions rights and permission to publish.
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  • Funding Source: Project Funded by the Kentucky Oral History Commission


“Interview with Harold Barnes,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed July 10, 2020,