Interview with Ledford Karr

  • Identifier1979 OH 185
  • Date4/10/1979
  • InterviewerBerge, William H.
  • IntervieweeKarr, Ledford
  • DescriptionIn this interview, Ledford Karr details his family background, Wyoming CCC service in 1930s, his United States Army service, and his political career in Laurel County. Karr was elected Laurel County Judge Executive in 1974 after two terms of service as its Magistrate. He comments on the need for long and short term road repair, the pains of inadequate revenue and funding, and the pressing demands for more parks and industry.
  • LocationLondon, KY
  • Duration:38:53
  • 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


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