Interview with Tipton Baker

  • Identifier1979 OH 159
  • Date3/23/1979
  • InterviewerSmith, David
  • IntervieweeBaker,
  • DescriptionIn this interview, Tipton Baker discusses his education and career as an eighth grade educator, and the path he took to becoming a judge. He was not happy with the Judicial Referendum nor his years as a judge. Baker concludes that he was not a political person, but his good working relationships with officials made his election possible.
  • LocationHarlan, KY
  • Duration:35:09
  • 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 Tipton Baker,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed May 28, 2024,