Interview With Claude Willen

  • Identifier1978 OH 515
  • Date11/16/1978
  • InterviewerSmith, David
  • IntervieweeWillen, Claude
  • DescriptionThis interview with Claude Willen, a Methodist Minister, explains why and how he became involved in politics. He discusses his decision to run for County Judge in a special election that was held after the sitting Judge died in office. He also comments on the resulting job duties he had while serving.
  • LocationCumberland County, KY
  • Duration1:01:15
  • Restrictionsno
  • RightsContact Special Collections and Archives Crabbe Library Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions rights and permission to publish.
  • Funding SourceProject Funded by the Kentucky Oral History Commission


“Interview With Claude Willen,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed April 20, 2024,